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My Favourite Links
For Students & Teachers:

Free E-Cards: Send free e-cards to friends!

Scavenger Hunts: Links to a variety of online scavenger hunts and webquests

Breaking News English: Updated with current news articles and copiable handouts and language activities (Excellent site!)

Isabel's ESL Site: Ready-made activities for grammar, vocabulary, culture, holidays, etc. Site is bilingual: Spanish and English. Learn more about WebQuests. (Excellent site!)

PIZZAZ! Creative Writing: Links to various creative writing, fiction and poetry activities to use in class (Excellent site!)

ESL Partyland Conversation Questions: Lists of questions to aid in a Speaking/Listening course

Education World: Site for teachers with links to lesson plans, professional development, school issues, and more
Movies:

English Movie Trailers: Designed for ESL students. Watch movie trailers and do pre-made language activities (pre-viewing discussion, listening, grammar quiz, etc.) (Excellent site!)

Apple Movie Trailers: Listen and watch past and present movie trailers

JoBlo's Movie Scripts: Full movie scripts

Internet Movie Database: Read and learn more about movies: actors, directors, shooting location, movie summaries, actor biographies, etc.
Travel:

Electricity Around the World: See what voltage and plug type you need for the country you are travelling to

Weatherbase: Search for average temperatures, rainfall and wind records in many cities around the world

Airtimetable.com: Look up airports around the world, seat maps on airplanes, city codes, etc. Links to weather, currency conversion, etc.

Korea Tourism Organization: Learn more about Korea

XE.com: Excellent currency converter

No. 1 Travel: Check out flights leaving from Nagoya, Japan

Lonely Planet: The online version of their famous guidebooks

Intrepid Travel: Tour company that offers small group tours to all places around the world. This is the company I often use. (Excellent site!)
French:

French-English Dictionary: Look up French words and get English definitions

WannaLearn.com: A variety of French lessons

Fast and Friendly French for Fun: Lessons on culture and language

French Language Course: A variety of French lessons

About French: A comprehensive site with a long list of lessons and activities
Listen to this French song: J'attendrai
(Note: It will take several minutes to download)
Japan:

The Quirky Japan Homepage: Learn off the beaten track facts about Japan

Japanese Current Events
: Links to newspapers and other sources

Tokyo Food Page: Learn more about Japanese cuisine

Engrish.com: See photos of actual products in Japan with strange or unusual English (Hilarious site!)
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Created: September 7, 2006
Last updated: December 5, 2006