25 Terrific Online Games for English Language Learners


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English language learners fall into two categories — native speakers and those pursuing it via ESL/EFL instruction (or self-instruction!). But both demographics can build up their skills, no matter their age or proficiency, through game-based learning. The Internet, in its infinite providence, does not disappoint when it comes to hosting effective resources for teaching and reviewing the core components of the English language. Here’s a few particularly useful games or, more accurately in most cases, suites of games.

  1. GameZone
  2. Vocabulary.co.il
  3. Power Words
  4. LearnEnglish Kids
  5. Funbrain Words
  6. Vocabulary at ManyThings.org
  7. ESL Fun Games Online
  8. Dora’s Alphabet Forest Adventure
  9. EnglishClub ESL Games
  10. Spelling & Word Relationships at Academic Skill Builders
  11. Lord of the Flies
  12. Word Games at Games for the Brain
  13. Building Language for Literacy
  14. Grammar Ninja
  15. Word Games at Merriam-Webster
  16. Language Arts Games at Mr. Nussbaum
  17. Word Games at Pogo.com
  18. Tracy Boyd’s Quia
  19. Grammar Practice Park
  20. Literacy at BBC Schools
  21. Reading Ring
  22. ABC Order
  23. Language Arts at iKnowthat.com
  24. Power Proofreading
  25. The ABC’s Zoo Learning Game

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