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A Research Guide for Teaching English as a Second Language from West Chester University Libraries

K-12 standards, position papers, etc.

Databases for Language Learning

English is one of the languages available in Tell Me More, a language-learning database. It also offers Spanish, French, Dutch, German, and Italian.

Mango Languages Online (includes English as a second language)

Oxford Language Dictionaries Online--translations to and from English and Chinese, French, Italian, Russian, and Spanish.


Search across most of the library's databases, the library catalog, and digital content for research material on teaching English as a second language.


Standards for Adult ESL Instruction

Contact information

For assistance, please contact me: Pat Newland,, 610-436-2256, FHG Library room 233.

Starting an MA TESL program

This book is not specific to West Chester's MA TESL program, but may be useful for students new to the program.

TESOL English Language Bulletin

Links to articles from the current issue of TESOL English Language Bulletin: A Weekly News Bulletin from Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages appear below. To receive this bulletin via email or to access the archives, use this link:

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