Reading Resources for ELLs
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Many people don’t realize that The New York Times can be quite accessible for English Language Learners. Due to its focus on current events and news, using The Times to learn vocabulary and practice reading can be much more inviting and rewarding than a textbook. And NYTimes.com has some extra tools and features that are particularly useful for language learning. Here are 10 ideas for using The Times to teach and learn the English language. 1. Look It Up — An easy way to get ELL’s started with The Times: Use the “look up” function, which allows users to instantly access the definition of any word in an article on NYTimes.com.