Designing Activities Based on
Authentic Web-based Resources


Evaluating Websites:

Web Lesson Evaluation Form ( Part of the "Internet Activities for Foreign Language Classes" website):

Evaluating Online Resources:

Starting Points:

FLTeach WWW Resources for Language Teachers:

The Internet for ESL Teachers:


Websites with Ideas for Web-based Activities:

Internet Activities for Foreign Language Classes:

Cooperative Learning Activities for the Foreign Language Classroom, by Jean LeLoup and Robert Ponterio:

How to Write Activities for the Web, by Lewis Johnson:

Activities that Work:

How to create a web activity for foreign languages, by Maritza M. Osuna and Carla Meskill:

Teaching with the Web: Trails and Tools for German Studies. by Andreas Lixl-Purcell:



What is a WebQuest? (PowerPoint presentation)

The WebQuest Page at San Diego State University:

For examples of foreign language/ESL webquests, go to the main WebQuest Page
at Click on "Portal" and then "Find Webquests" on the left.




Specific Examples:

La Familia Real Española:

Visitons et comparons les monuments de Paris:

Internet Treasure Hunts for ESL Students:

Hausa Live Broadcast:

Público Online:

German driving test:


Last revised: January 12, 2009