English Language Learning (ELL)

Last update: 22/11/2018

English Language Learning (ELL) is also known as English as a Second Language (ESL).

Ancillary Resourses

Study Zone This is a Canadian created resource(CC BY-NC-SA)

The Study Zone is for students of the English Language Centre (ELC) at the University of Victoria. ELC teachers create English language lessons and practice exercises. The site is designed for our adult English language learners, but all are welcome to read the lessons and use the exercises.


American Engish Speech (CC BY-NC-SA)

Learn how to communicate with the sounds and music of American English. Improve your pronunciation in Standard American English by dealing with the sounds of the words that you speak. NOTE: This is a course on speaking American English, not learning the English language.

The Integrated Digital English Acceleration (I-DEA) program teaches English language skills in the context of college and careers for learners who face the largest language gaps. Unlike traditional approaches — in which learners are expected to learn English before pursuing college or job-training — I-DEA teaches English in tandem with college and career skills. Students quickly learn skills relevant to their lives and careers.


Global Storybooks Portal (CC BY)

Global Storybooks is a collection of 40 stories from the African Storybook available with text and audio in English, French, and the most widely spoken immigrant and refugee languages in countries all over the world. This resource was created in order to promote literacy and language learning in homes, schools, and communities.


Academic ESL Grammar Books: Levels 1-5 (CC BY-NC)

A collection of English-grammar books ranging in levels from beginner to advanced.

B.C. Open Textbook Collection: English Language Learning This is a Canadian created resource(Various CC Licences)

A collection of open textbooks used with students learning English.


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English Language Learning (ELL) by BCcampus is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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