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ESL Support Lab

The ESL Support Lab offers students the opportunity to have individualized, self-paced instruction in writing, grammar, reading, vocabulary, speaking, listening and computer skills.  The ESL Support Lab is open to all ESL students at Cuesta College.  During their time in the Lab, students may: 

  • receive help with classroom assignments

  • work in small groups to practice language skills

  • use the internet and computer software to practice all language skills

Below are links to on-line language support and practice activities for upper-intermediate and advanced students.

 

Writing Links

NEW!  ESL-WOW

Spelling Punctuation Run-Ons/Fragments

Letter Patterns

Spelling Tips

Root Words 1

Root Words 2

Spelling Test

Homophones

General Punctuation

Comma Usage

Comma Rules

Comma Splices

 

 

Run-ons and Comma Splices

Information and Quiz

Practice Activities

Overview and Examples

Overview and Tips

 

Connectors Paragraph Essay

Information

Types of Transitions

Coordinating Conjunctions

 

 

Paragraph Overview

 Process and Types

Writing Exercises

 

 

How to Write an Essay

Writing Process

Types of Essays and Process

Process Writing Activity

 

Sentence Structure

Sentence Types

Recognizing Compound Sentences 1

Recognizing Compound Sentences 2

 Compound and Complex Sentences

Grammar Links

Verb Tenses Present Future

Verb Tense Tutorial

Various Verb Tenses

 

Simple Present Quiz

Simple Present vs. Present Progressive

Going to

Will

 

Past Perfect Aspect Gerunds and Infinitives

Irregular Verb Game

Simple Past Quiz

Irregular Verbs

Irregular Crossword

Past Progressive vs. Simple Past

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Forming Present Perfect

Forming Present Perfect 2

Past Participle Practice

Simple Past and Past Participles

Irregular Past Participles

Gap-fill Exercise

Gap-fill Exercise 2

Writing Sentences

Matching Activity

Game

Present Perfect vs.Past Tense

Simple or Continuous

Simple or Continuous 2

Past Perfect Gap-fill Exercise

Verb Form Quiz

Verbs + Gerund or Infinitive

Verbs + Gerund or Infinitive 2

Grammar Exercises: Gerund or Infinitive

Gerund/Infinitive Quiz 1

Gerund/Infinitive Quiz 2

Gerund/Infinitive Quiz 3

Gerund/Infinitive Quiz 4

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Modals Passive Voice Conditionals

Grammar Exercises: Modals

 

 

 

 

 

Forming the Passive Voice

Exercises: Passive Voice

Active vs. Passive Quiz

Gap-fill Exercise

Writing Passive Sentences

 

Grammar Exercises: Conditionals

Conditional Quiz

 

 

 

 

Word Parts Adjective Clauses  

Suffixes

Prefixes

 

 

 

Relative Clauses Information

Relative Clause Quiz

Relative Pronoun Gap-fill Activity

Relative Pronoun Gap-fill Activity 3

Relative Pronoun Gap-fill Activity 2

 

 

 

Parts of Speech

Overview Nouns, Verbs and Prepositions Adjectives and Adverbs

Parts of Speech Overview

Information/Practice Activities 1

Information/Practice Activities 2

Examples and Quiz

Lessons and Activities

Parts of Speech Quiz

Writing Wacky Tales

Identify Parts of Speech

Game

 

 

 

Subjects

Verbs

Nouns

Prepositions

Pronouns

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adverbs vs. Adjectives

Changing Adjectives to Adverbs

Exercises:  Adjectives and Adverbs

Adverbs 1

Adverbs 2

Adjectives

Adjectives ed vs. ing 1

Adjectives ed vs. ing 2

Adjectives ed vs. ing 3

Adjectives ed vs. ing 4

Quiz  ed vs. ing

Quiz 2 ed vs. ing

 

Additional Links

Advanced Learner’s Dictionary 

Purdue Online Writing Lab

Intermediate and Advanced Reading Lessons

Reading Activities and Practice

Intermediate Reading Test Practice

Typing Practice

Accuplacer Practice

 

For more information about the ESL Lab call:

Madeline Medeiros: 546-3100 ext. 2821