Los Angeles Valley College

Writing Resources



These websites offer specialized assistance with grammar, usage, vocabulary, spelling, etc for individuals who have learned English as a second language.

  • This site is called Activities for ESL Students, and it can be very useful from beginning to high-level ESL students. It includes vocabulary, grammar, crossword puzzles, and more interactive exercises. It includes activities with homonyms, synonyms, and idioms as well as graphics to help students comprehend language.This site is definitely recommended.

  • This is a very large website focusing on ESL learning and writing. It includes an ESL directory of many sites.


  • This link provides listening exercises intended to help students practice their pronunciation and comprehension of the English language.




  • This website has a comprehensive overview of verb tenses.