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Literacy Resources


Student Links

LINCS Learning Center
The Learner Center aims to connect adult students with free online resources. Categories include subject area educational materials, citizenship education, and resources in Spanish.

ABE to College Transitions
The new site includes sections on career planning, the college application process, financial aid, academic skills, as well as a links and worksheets on transitioning to institutions of higher education.

Activities for ESL Students
This site has over 1,000 quizzes, exercises and puzzles to help you study English as a Second Language.

American Stories for English Learners
This page has free stories available as MP3 downloads and transcribed as text. The stories are all about 15 minutes long, and include great American authors such as Mark Twain and Edgar Allen Poe.

Awesome Stories
This site offers video and text stories on various subjects geared toward adult learners. Users will need to register, but registration is free.


The Beehive includes basic information regarding current events, schools, family, money, health care and jobs.

California Distance Learning Project
CDLP offers hundreds of articles on topics such as health, law, and money, along with comprehension questions for each one.

Center for the Study of Adult Literacy’s free online library for adult learners
CSAL at Georgia State University offers this library of passages for adult learners. The stories are categorized by levels (easier, medium, or harder) as well as by topics, which range from food to fiction.

College Affordability Guide
Affordable Degrees Online has used data from the Department of Education to create a guide to affordable online education options.

The Complete List of Accredited Online College Degree Granting Programs
This site will help students who are interested in furthering their education online to choose an accredited college or program.

ESLYes has hundreds of free short stories for beginner ELLs. Each story also has an audio option, so you can listen to the story, and there are vocabulary and comprehension activities for each one.

Essay Map
This online tool will help map out your ideas and thoughts for an essay.

Georgie Phone
This site provides a free screen reader.

Every step counts, and by simply visiting this site, you’ve taken the first step towards a brighter future. We’re here to help you take the first steps towards making your goals a reality.

FLC's Khan Academy GED Math YouTube Playlist
FLC has launched a new webpage featuring select YouTube videos covering math subjects on the GED. Building of FLC’s highly popular GED/Khan Academy YouTube Playlist, this new page includes over 200 ad free videos, a student tracking sheet and section quizzes to test knowledge.

This resource is now available as a mobile app! Click here to add the app to your Apple or Android device.

Free online practice exams, including the GED.

Free Academic Help

Free Computer Tutorials
An online tutorial designed to help those who have never used a computer. It concentrates on using the mouse and other skills.

Ginger Grammar and Spell Checker
This free download will check your grammar and spelling.

This site offers learners interactive lessons on subjects such as Everyday Life, Math and Money, Computer Training and more. Users will need to register. Registration is free.


Help Yourself to Read and Spell or Find Out Where You Got Stuck

Internet Picture Dictionary
The Internet Picture Dictionary is an online picture dictionary designed especially for ESL students and learners of all ages. There are activities to help remember new vocabulary: flashcards, fill-in-the-blank, word scrambles, stinky spelling and straight recall.

Literacy Tribune

If you want to learn English for free, you may want to check out this website. They have hundreds of high-quality resources and activities to help improve your English!

ManyThings.org is a collection of websites for ESL Students. It goes through grammar and vocabulary, speaking, and writing.

Merriam-Webster Word Games
A series of fun educational games for leaners.

Activities, games, and helpful tips for being smart about your finances.

NIFL Special Collection: Numeracy
This collection of activities offers interactive math lessons on subjects such as basic math concepts, money matters and fractions.

Online Colleges in Florida
Explore your distance education options, and search through Open Online Database’s compilation of colleges in Florida with online offerings. Filter your search according to your preferences for school type, tuition, graduation rate, and more.

Online Schools in Florida Directory
This collection of activities offers interactive math lessons on subjects such as basic math concepts, money matters and fractions.

PBS LiteracyLink
PBS’s LiteracyLink has online courses for you to practice your skills. You have to register in order to use it, but it’s free.

Phonics Literacy - Letters and Sounds of the Alphabet Video
A journey through the world of phonics, learning letters and sounds along the

Preparing for the TABE
A Guide provided by the Florida Department of Education to help prepare Adult and Career Technical Students to take the TABE test.

Project Care
Project Care is a website for high-intermediate to advance English Language Learners who want to learn about caring for others while improving their communication with medical personnel.

This is a hands-on site for Spanish speaking students.

Randall’s ESL Listening Lab
This site provides dozens of listening quizzes. There are different topics in each quiz, including Answering Machine, Emergency Call, and Hotel Check-In. Pre-listening and post-listening activities and comprehension checks are included with each quiz.

Read TV News
Use real television news stories to build listening and reading skills. Choose a news story to watch, read a written version of that story, and take a quiz or do activities based on the story.

Student Showcase-Sister Classes Project

Started in 2008, students from across the world come together in this online forum to discuss different topics and display their work. Users can leave comments and/or participate in online forums.

Free practice tests for the Reading and Math portions of the GED.

The Times in Plain English
News articles written in a way that is easy to understand.

TV 411
Strengthen your literacy skills with new game-like interactivity in on-line lessons.

USA Learns

This site includes multi level English courses as well as activities to help improve reading, writing and life skills for adult learners.

YouCanToo!’s mission is to empower adult learners to reach their educational and career goals. They provide a network for adult learners to share their stories, connect to one another, and get the tools they need to succeed in school, work and life.





The Florida Literacy Coalition thanks the Florida
Department of Education, Division of Career and Adult Education
for making this site possible.

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