ESOL, Hiset en Español, and reading free learning resources

RESOURCES

HSE Resources

Information from Educational Testing Services, the makers of the HiSET test

HiSET Test Prep:Preparation for the HiSET https://hiset.ets.org/prepare/overview/

Free preparation materials and questions https://hiset.ets.org/resources/prep/

HiSET Study Companion https://hiset.ets.org/s/pdf/study_companion.pdf

 

Free HiSET Practice Tests

www.hisetpracticetest.org

https://www.test-guide.com/

free-hiset-practice-tests.html

https://www.ets-cls.org/hiset/  (login to ets.hiset.org to access)

https://www.mometrix.com/academy/hiset-practice-test/  

 https://uniontestprep.com/hiset-test/practice-test

https://www.essentialed.com/hiset-practice-test 

 

Websites

Science

Science with Mometrix: https://www.mometrix.com/academy/hiset-science/

Science with Khan Academy: https://www.khanacademy.org/science

Science with Learning Science: http://new.learningscience.org/wp/

Math

Math with Khan Academy: https://www.khanacademy.org/math

Kutasoftware.com – math worksheets: https://www.kutasoftware.com/

Math-drills.com – math games: https://www.math-drills.com/

Social Studies/History

World History with Khan Academy: https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/world-history

US History with Khan Academy: https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/us-history

Big History Project: school.bighistoryproject.com

 

Reading and Writing

Grammar with Khan Academy: https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/grammar

Grammar games with chompchomp.com: http://www.chompchomp.com/

Reading comprehension with Readtheory.org

Reading comprehension with commonlit.org (https://www.commonlit.org/en)

Quill – writing activities: https://www.quill.org/teachers/classrooms/assign_activities

 

All subjects

Study Guide: https://uniontestprep.com/hiset-test/study-guide

Mometrix.com: https://www.mometrix.com/academy/hiset-test/

Khan Academy: https://hiset.ets.org/s/pdf/list_free_videos.pdf

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Apps

Pocketprep app (Apple only): practice HiSET questions

StudyGuideCorp app (Android only) HiSET® Practice Test 2017 Ed

 

Books

The Official Guide to the HiSET Exam by Educational Testing Service

HiSET Exam 2017-2018 Strategies, Practice, and Review by Kaplan Test Prep

 

ESL Resources

Error Correction

YouTube video at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1b3tqm2LbYk

 

Pronunciation

Videos by Jennifer Ledbedev at: http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=81BCA0A2CB139CB7

American English Pronunciation: https://soundsofspeech.uiowa.edu/

Minimal Pairs at: http://www.manythings.org/pp/

Spanish Speaker Issues at: http://www.pronuncian.com/materials/podcasts/SpanishSpeakers.aspx

Sounds of English https://www.soundsofenglish.org/

 

Vocabulary

General Service List at: http://www.jbauman.com/aboutgsl.html

Internet Picture Dictionary at: http://www.pdictionary.com/

Practice Vocabulary at: http://www.manythings.org/e/vocabulary.html

Crossword puzzles at: http://www.manythings.org/e/crosswords.html

Secret Word Game at: http://www.pearsonlongman.com/adult/pdf/secret_word_tn.pdf

Spanish Cognates for Beginners at: http://www.colorincolorado.org/pdfs/articles/cognates.pdf   

Phonics Instruction and Lessons  https://weallcanread.com/

Helpful information for reading, writing, and spelling http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/0/    

Listening

Tales of Mere Existence by Lev Yilmaz.  The episode called “Saturday” is at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RdYEkZL9KPM

English as a Second Language Podcast at: http://www.esplod.com/website/

Voice of America Special English website at: https://learningenglish.voanews.com/

The English Learner Movie Guide at: http://eslnotes.com/synopses.html

 

Speaking

Conversation topics and questions at: http://iteslj.org/questions/

Literacy skills  http://www.literacytools.ie/home.cfm

Dave's Cafe  http://www.eslcafe.com/

 

Writing

ABC’s of the Writing Process at: http://www.angelfire.com/wi/writingprocess/

Revision Techniques at: http://iteslj.org/Techniques/Coleman-WritingRevision.html

Online Writing Lab at: http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/

Citizenship

          U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services – Citizen resource center. http://www.uscis.gov/citizenship

          Citizenship Study Guide http://www.citizenshipstudyguide.com/

Tutor Resources

            Read Works  https://www.readworks.org/

            News ELA   https://newsela.com/

            Teach This   https://www.teach-this.com/

            Cooperative Learning  https://college.cengage.com/education/pbl/tc/coop.html#2

            Breaking News breakingnewsenglish.com

            Kagan Online  kaganonline.com/free_articles/

            Puzzles  puzzlemaker.discoveryeducation.com

            Logic of English  logicofenglish.com/resources

            Learning Resources  http://literacynet.org/learningresources/

            Softskills   http://www.softschools.com/

           

           

Free Online Resources for Students and Tutors

Free Pronunciation Videos for ESOL students