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Learn English in Boston

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Resources for ESL Students

USING ENGLISH

Heinle's Newbury House Dictionary of American English
http://nhd.heinle.com/Home.aspx
A useful dictionary with puzzles and other activities.

Grammar Bytes
http://www.chompchomp.com/
Interactive exercises that will test your grammar knowledge.

TOEFL Preparation
http://www.toeflprepinfo.com/
Helpful information and practice exercises for the TOEFL exam.

Wicked Good Guide to Boston English
http://www.universalhub.com/glossary
An amusing look at the Boston accent and Boston slang.

Self Study Quizzes for ESL Students
http://a4esl.org/q/h/
Excellent short ESL quizzes on a variety of subjects.

Dave's ESL Cafe
http://www.eslcafe.com/
A comprehensive site with information, explanations, and quizzes on geography, grammar, slang, world culture, reading comprehension, and many other subjects.

BusinessEnglish
http://www.businessenglishsite.com/business-english-general.html
A useful site for business English vocabulary and grammar.

Freerice.com
http://www.freerice.com
Expand vocabulary and grammar skills while contributing rice to hungry people.


BOSTON HISTORY AND ARCHITECTURE

Boston History and Architecture
http://www.iboston.org/index2.php
Information on Boston's buildings, public art, and famous Bostonians.

The Boston Historical Society and Museum
http://www.bostonhistory.org/
Find out about exhibits and reenactments of historic events in Boston.

Architecture of Boston, MA
http://www.greatbuildings.com/places/boston.html
Pictures of many of Boston's best buildings.


SEEING BOSTON

Boston for Visitors
http://www.boston-online.com/visitors
What to see, where to stay, and other useful information for Boston visitors.


Massport - International Visitors Travel Tips
http://www.massport.com/tourism/inter_trave.html
Many tips on Boston weather, tipping, holidays, and other information
for international visitors.


Museum of Fine Arts
http://www.mfa.org/
Visit one of the world's finest art museums.


Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
http://www.gardnermuseum.org/
A fine arts museum housed in a Venetian-style palace.


Institute for Contemporary Art
http://www.icaboston.org
Enjoy contemporary art in an exciting waterfront building.


Museum of Science
http://www.mos.org/
The place to go for science exhibits and an IMAX theater.


Boston Symphony Orchestra
http://www.bso.org/
Find information here on the schedule of concerts by a world-class orchestra.


Boston Public Library
http://www.bpl.org/
This site takes you to the literature and collections of the Boston Public Library.


New England Aquarium
http://www.neaq.org/index.flash4.html
Visit the Aquarium for a closer look at New England's sea life.


Boston Harbor Islands
http://bostonharborislands.org/
Numerous islands accessible by ferry from Boston Harbor, with parks, beaches, amenities etc.


The Franklin Park Zoo
http://www.zoonewengland.org/
A 72-acre zoo with many African and Asian animals.


BosTix (Half-price tickets)
http://www.artsboston.org
Find out about half-price tickets to Boston theater events and other theater options.



LOCAL TRANSPORTATION AND MAPS

MBTA
http://www.mbta.com/
Schedules, maps, and information on using public transportation in Boston.

Boston map

Flexible maps allow you to find Boston attractions, educational facilities,
restaurants, hotels, and hospitals.

Zipcar
http://www.zipcar.com/
No need to buy a car; use a Zipcar to get where you need to go.

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