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Resources Hub

The Resource Hub is a collection of website links, documents, videos and audios for ESOL teachers. Whilst many are specifically ESOL resources, we’ve also included those that may be useful in a general ESOL context.

We are currently building this comprehensive resource and will be adding regional and local materials. Do you have a resource to share? We encourage you to contact us if you want us to consider your resource for inclusion in the Resource Hub. We also welcome general suggestions for improvement.

We hope you find this page useful and discover something new to enhance your teaching, fully unlocking the potential of your ESOL provision.

As well as collecting and presenting resources created by many providers and other agencies, MESH has an ever-expanding pool of resources created by our own qualified teaching team, covering a variety of useful topics such as using Council services, accessing the NHS, and volunteering.

Our resources include presentation slides, film, audio, activities and associated teacher notes. Follow the link here to visit the MESH resource collection.

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    Teach English the Yorkshire Way - Video Resources

    MESH have been busy this year getting out and about and meeting providers around the region who have something to offer to migrants. We got creative in partnership with Michael Godsall, a Leeds based film-maker. These three videos are a result of this project.

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    A Council of Europe Toolkit

    The Council of Europe has developed the toolkit presented on this website (available in seven languages) to support member states in their efforts to respond to the challenges posed by unprecedented migration flows. It has been produced as part of the project Linguistic Integration of Adult Migrants (LIAM) of the Council of Europe’s major Programme on language policy.

    The toolkit comprises the 57 tools and other resources contained in the various sections of this website. Tools can be downloaded and adapted to meet the needs of different contexts

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    Activities for ESL students

    This website offers crosswords and quizzes at different levels for ESL learners. Also has bilingual quizzes for learning vocabulary.

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    Additional Support for Refugees, Asylum Seekers and Resettlement - Padlet

    Rachel Oner has put together a padlet of help and support for refugees and asylum seekers, including resettlement.

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    An A-Z of ELT: Scott Thornbury's Blog

    Scott Thornbury’s blog about his dictionary-encyclopedia of English Language Teaching

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    AramcoWorld

    A series of videos about places, people and culture in the Arabic world. There are some resources to go with them. Learners might enjoy watching and discussing these, and then having a go at making their own videos about an aspect of their lives.

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    BBC English at Work

    Intermediate resources based on an animated series set in an office.

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    BBC Skillswise English for Adults

    Activities to improve reading, writing, spelling,and grammar. Videos and downloadable worksheets

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    BeeLingual

    These resources are aimed at school children, but there are some useful bi-lingual resources that can be used in class with adult complete beginners.

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    Bitmoji

    Fun website for making an Avatar – great to use for online teaching or to get learners to make their own.

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    Black Cat Graded Readers

    ENGLISH – Graded Readers for Primary, Secondary School, University and Self Learners. Choose the title that best suits your students and discover a wide choice of free resources.

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