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English as a Second Language (ESL)

Jump to: Materials for ELI Intensive Program, Additional ELI Classes, Campus Conversation Courses, Additional ESL Materials, and Web Resources

For more information about the courses and programs offered by the English Language Institute, visit http://www.eli.pitt.edu.

Materials Available for the ELI (English Language Institute) Curriculum

ELI Intensive Program
Course Books Audio Tapes Audio CDs Software
ELI 2 Grammar Focus on Grammar 2 (Third edition)
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CD 1: Units 1-22
CD 2: Units 23-43
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ELI 2 Listening Quest Intro Listening and Speaking (Second edition)
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CD 1: Chap. 1-3
CD 2: Chap. 4-6
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ELI 2 Speaking Interchange Book 1 (Third edition)
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CD 1: Units 1-5
CD 2: Units 6-10
CD 3: Units 11-16
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ELI 3 Grammar Focus on Grammar 3 (Third edition)
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CD 1: Units 1-13
CD 2: Units 14-25
CD 3: Units 26-37
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ELI 3 Listening Quest: Listening and Speaking in the Academic World Book 1 (Second edition)
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CD 1: Chap. 1
CD 2: Chap. 2-3
CD 3: Chap. 4-5
CD 4: Chap. 6
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ELI 3 Speaking Interchange Book 2 (Third edition)
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CD 1: Units 1-6
CD 2: Units 7-12
CD 3: Units 13-16
CD 4: Self Study
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ELI 4 Grammar Focus on Grammar 4 (Third edition)
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CD 1: Units 1-10
CD 2: Units 11-20
CD 3: Units 21-29
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ELI 4 Listening Quest: Listening and Speaking in the Academic World Book 2 (Second edition)

Learn to Listen: Listen to Learn (Second edition)
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ESL 0430
CD 1: Chap. 1-2
CD 2: Chap. 3
CD 3: Chap. 4
CD 4: Chap. 5
CD 5: Chap.6-7
CD 6: Chap. 8
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ELI 4 Speaking Interchange Book 3 (Third Edition)

Pronouncing American English: Sounds Stress, and Intonation (Second edition)
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ESL 0545
CD 1: Units 1-6
CD 2: Units 7-11
CD 3: Units 12-16
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ELI 5 Grammar Focus on Grammar 5 (Third edition)
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CD 1: Units 1-8
CD 2: Units 9-16
CD 3: Unit 17- 24
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ELI 5 Listening Quest 3: Listening and Speaking in the Academic World Book 3 (Second Edition)
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CD 1: Chap. 1
CD 2: Chap. 2
CD 3: Chap. 3
CD 4: Chap. 4
CD 5: Chap. 5
CD 6: Chap. 6
CD 7: Chap. 7
CD 8: Chap. 8
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ELI 5 Speaking Speaking and Social Interaction Pronouncing American English: Sounds, Stress, and Intonation (Second edition) ESL 209 ESL 0545
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Additional ELI Classes
Class Books Audio Tapes Audio CD’s Software
Evening Class NorthStar Listening and Speaking Advanced (Second edition)
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(to be ordered)
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TOEFL Preparation Longman’s Preparation Course for the TOEFL –iBT, First Edition
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CD 1: Pg. 118-146 CD 2: Pg. 147-170 CD 3: Pg. 171-233 CD 4: Pg. 234-320 CD 5: Pg. 321-368 CD 6: Pg. 369-403 CD 7: Pg. 422-442 CD 8: Pg. 459-479
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TOEFL Preparation Longman’s Preparation Course for the TOEFL –iBT, Second Edition
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CD 1: Pg. 118-147 CD 2: Pg. 148-174 CD 3: Pg. 175-233 CD 4: Pg. 237-309 CD 5: Pg. 310-344 CD 6: Pg. 350-386 CD 7: Pg. 387-423 CD 8: Pg. 440-461 CD 9: Pg. 477-498 CD-ROM
English Pronunciation for Clear Communication Targeting Pronunciation
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Campus Conversation Courses
Class Books Audio Tapes Audio CDs Software
Low Intermediate NorthStar Listening and Speaking Basic/Low Intermediate (Second edition)
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North Star 2
CD 1 Units 1-5
CD 2 Units 6-10
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High Intermediate NorthStar Listening and Speaking Intermediate (Second edition
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North Star 3
CD 1 Units 1-5
CD 2 Units 6-10
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Advanced NorthStar Listening and Speaking High-Intermediate (Second edition)
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North Star 4
CD 1 Units 1-4
CD 2 Units 5-7
Cd 3 Units 8-10
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Additional ESL Materials
Skill Book Audio Tapes Audio CDs Software
Pronunciation *PD’s in Depth: Pronunciation Drills for Learners of English ESL0530 7 cassettes
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Pronunciation *PD’s Pronunciation Drills for Learners of English ESL0520 7cassettes
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Pronunciation Pronunciation for Success ESL 1760 4 cassettes
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Pronunciation *Basics in Pronunciation ESL 0510
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Pronunciation *Focus on Pronunciation 2
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CD 1: Unit1 1-10 CD 2: Unit1 11-17 CD 3: Unit1 18-25 CD 4: Unit1 26-37
Pronunciation American Speech Sounds
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Speaking *Speaking Solutions ESL 0445
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Speaking *Get it? Got it? ESL 0200
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Speaking Talk it Up ESL 0202
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Speaking Talk it Over ESL 0203
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Speaking Talk it Through ESL 0201
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Listening Improving Aural Comprehension ESL 0340
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Listening *Active Listening: Expanding Understanding through Content ESL 0215
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Listening *Contemporary Topics 1
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CD 1: Units 1-6 CD 2: Units 7-12
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Listening *Contemporary Topics 2
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CD 1: Units 1-4 CD 2: Units 5-8 CD 3: Units 9-12
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Listening *Contemporary Topics 3
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CD 1: Units 1-4 CD 2: Units 5-8 CD 3: Units 9-12
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Listening *Impact Listening 1
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CD 1: Units 1-10 CD 2: Units 11-20
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Listening *Impact Listening 2
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CD 1: Units 1-10 CD 2: Units 11-20
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Listening *Impact Listening 3
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CD 1: Units 1-10 CD 2: Units 11-20
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Listening *Strategies in Listening ESL 0240
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Web Resources


ELI Online Submission System https://ling1.linguistics.pitt.edu
ELI Reading Project http://reap.cs.cmu.edu/fall12
Earth and Sky http://earthsky.com
Companion site to Earth and Sky radio program. Has RealAudio essays and transcripts.
English Language Listening Lab Online (elllo) http://www.elllo.org/
collection of more than 1000 listening activities
English, baby! http://www.englishbaby.com/
Interesting site for learning English slang. The best part is the "Eavesdropping" section, which features a new dialog each week. Each dialog is accompanied by a transcript and glossary.
English Listening Lounge http://www.englishlistening.com/
Commercial site, but free guest area has 30 listening passages. Each accompanied by comprehension questions and a transcript.
ESL Independent Study Lab http://www.lclark.edu/~krauss/toppicks/toppicks.html
Michael Krauss' excellent annotated list of the best resources for ESL students on the Internet
Grammar Girl's Quick and Dirty Tips for Better Writing http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com/
podcasts, transcripts, and opportunities to add comments
The Harrow Technology Report http://www.TheHarrowGroup.com/
Reports about technology. Audio clips with transcripts for each report. Intermediate level. Click on a report. On the next page, click on "Listen to this Issue."
Listening Practice at About.com http://esl.about.com/cs/listening/index.htm
Links to listening exercises at all levels. The audio files are accompanied by vocabulary lists and comprehension exercises.
The McLaughlin Group http://www.mclaughlin.com/
Video clips and transcripts of the TV show on PBS. For advanced listeners and those interested in politics. To find the videos, search the TMG Library by month and year or by word.
Mr. Manner's Quick and Dirty Tips for a Polite Life http://manners.quickanddirtytips.com/default.aspx
podcasts, transcripts, and opportunities to add comments
National Public Radio http://www.npr.org
hourly news and indepth stories of social interest.
Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab http://www.esl-lab.com/index.htm
by Randall S. Davis. Listening exercises at all levels
RealAudio Programs in English http://www.aitech.ac.jp/~itesls/ra/
Links to radio broadcasts by Voice of America, National Public Radio, and PBS. Voice of America includes one broadcast in "Special English," which is a slowed-down version.
TOEFL links http://www.lclark.edu/~krauss/toppicks/toefl.html
Annotated list of links to TOEFL resources
Travelers Journal http://www.travelersjournal.com/
  Companion site to Travelers Journal radio program (heard every morning on WDUQ at 9:00). Click on the current month for short one-minute Real Audio essays + transcripts. For high intermediate level.

*For more links to English activities, go to TESL/TEFL/TESOL/ESL/EFL/ESOL Links at http://iteslj.org/links/


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