An addictive game at progressing levels that requires click and drag mouse skills, so a fun way to learn that.
This site covers all the above and especially designed for adult learners. There are tips for tutors and teaching points for learners that can be printed off. When an area has been taught there are very creative, fun games and quizzes that the learner can do independently to see if they have learned the area covered. Well worth a look.
Voice of America News and special interest articles using a base vocabulary of 1500 words. Intended for ESL learners but relevant for Literacy learners too. Articles are read very slowly using high frequency vocabulary. Click link “ English teaching” for reading exercises.
This is a site linked to a newspaper for adult learners produced in Alberta. There are learners’ stories on line here, with text to speech software and pictures to go along with the text. The site would work well for literacy and ESL learners. The design is very uncluttered and simple … ideal for adult learners just beginning to use the computer.
A free interactive learning site which teaches everyday skills … the scenarios have audio, so use headphones. The Everyday Life section teaches Banking and using ATM; checking a receipt; grocery list; measuring; filling a prescription; classifieds; job applications; bus map and more.
very well designed quiz games here to test skills including forming plurals, word families, Look,Say,Cover,Learn approach to spelling and more.
A hangman game to based on the most commonly spelled words in the GED.
More advanced, and GED: Try the word central or spelling options on the Merriam Webster site. Most require good reading ability.