ESL Worksheets

February 2, 2022 by admin

ESL Worksheets have become so common place these days that we hesitate when the expansion of ESL is asked for. ESL simply means “English as a Second Language”.

English has become a global language for communication without competition. English has for long been opted as the language of choice to strike up a conversation with anyone.

For those who travel extensively or even when you need to communicate with someone in your own home country who speaks a different tongue, English often comes to the rescue.

Usually in English speaking countries, people opt English as their second Language to have a better grasp over the language.

ESL or EFL?

ESL Wrrksheets

EFL or English as a Foreign Language used interchangeably with ESL. Even though it is often used interchangeably, there are minor change in the context.

Students learning English while living in their own country learn EFL even though they might not need English as an official Language in their country.

If we talk about teaching or learning English in a country where English is not spoken, we usually use the word “EFL”, but “ESL” is sometimes used, too.

The purpose of EFL/ ESL Worksheets is to acquire fluency in both spoken and written English.

ESL Worksheets are crafted such that it facilitates quick and effective learning of the language with the right visuals and context setting.

However, learning a new language comes with its own difficulties. Practice makes you perfect. Only when we ‘use’ or ‘practice’ the language will we get better at it! ESL is no exception to this.

So we present a select list of ESL worksheet to you so that you can practice your skill to perfection.

ESL Worksheet Titles

More Confusing Acronyms?

Many abbreviations connected with ESL confuses us. We know some that you might be wondering about! Here is a list of the abbreviations and the respective definitions to help you out! Courtesy: verywellfamily.com

  • ELL (English Language Learners) – Refers to students who are not yet proficient in English but are in the process of developing their skills. This is a commonly used term in K-12 education.
  • EFL (English as a Foreign Language) – An abbreviation used to describe students learning English while living in their own country. For example, a Chinese student living in Beijing who is studying English.
  • ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages) – Used for adult learning and college students whose native language is not English. Many colleges and community organizations will offer ‘ESOL’ classes rather than use the term ESL. These are valuable for adults who need to learn English for work or higher education.
  • EFOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) – Used less often than ESOL, but essentially has the same meaning.
  • TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language) – Commonly used abbreviation referring to teachers of ESL or ESOL classes.
  • TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) – Used when referring to teachers of English working in countries where it is not the primary language. This can include teachers working in international schools or those hired to teach English to employees or staff of international businesses and organizations.

Enjoy our collection of ESL worksheets and do drop us a comment on how you liked them!

Related Posts
#LearnThisSummer : Learn Tamil : #LanguageLove As we draw to the close of the summer Vacation 2018, here is a blog post dedicated to all our...
4 ways to Fun-up your kids this Summer Well it’s the time of the year where kids are either sent off to Summer camps(sigh of relief!) or they...