Education

State Department to Create On-line English Program

By Mary Ann Zehr — November 20, 2008 1 min read

The U.S. Department of State is planning to create an on-line program to help disadvantaged youths outside of the United States learn English, according to a summary of the project posted by TESOL in the News. The program will be free. I hope that ELLs living in the United States will also be able to access it.

The U.S. Department of Education just released an online program, USALearns, designed for adult ELLs living inside the United States to learn English. Larry Ferlazzo says his high school ELLs have found it engaging.

A version of this news article first appeared in the Learning the Language blog.