John Heffernan – currently working out of NCTE which is based at a North Side University – has put together a really useful list of web.2ish ESL/FIGS/MFL resources and sites:

MFL Modern Foreign Lang. FIGS is French Italian German Spanish

Software

ESL

Verbix www.verbix.com
Spellmaster http://www.spellmaster.com/ some links in SWC
Taskmagic http://www.mdlsoft.co.uk/
VT http://www.visualthesaurus.com/
Visuworld http://www.visuwords.com/
Scrabble http://www.schoolforge.net/education-software/educational-games/tuxwordsmith
ICT Games www.ictgames.com suitable for young ESL learners
Before you know it http://www.byki.com/fls/iris/irish
Eurotalk www.eurotalk.com

MFL FIGS
Verbix www.verbix.com
Storymaker http://www.spasoft.co.uk/storymaker_french.html#other FIGS but other languages in development
Spellmaster http://www.spellmaster.com/ some links in SWC
Taskmagic http://www.mdlsoft.co.uk/
Red Herring http://www.rm.com/Secondary/Products/product.asp?cref=PD514726
Clic http://clic.xtec.net/en/index.htm
Scrabble http://www.schoolforge.net/education-software/educational-games/tuxwordsmith
VT http://www.visualthesaurus.com/
Before you know it http://www.byki.com/fls/iris/irish
Jvlt http://jvlt.sourceforge.net/doc-vocabulary.html
Eurotalk www.eurotalk.com

MFL any Language Incl. Irish
Verbix www.verbix.com
Spellmaster http://www.spellmaster.com/ some links in SWC
Taskmagic http://www.mdlsoft.co.uk/
Scrabble http://www.schoolforge.net/education-software/educational-games/tuxwordsmith
Before you know it http://www.byki.com/fls/iris/irish
Jvlt http://jvlt.sourceforge.net/doc-vocabulary.html
Eurotalk www.eurotalk.com


Web 2.0
Voice Thread www.voicethread.com
Comic Creator http://www.makebeliefscomix.com/comix.php
Witty Comic http://www.wittycomics.com/make-comic.php
Garflield http://www.garfield.com/fungames/comiccreator.html
Voki www.voki.com
Content Generator http://www.contentgenerator.net

Podcasting
Audacity http://audacity.sourceforge.net/
Garageband www.apple.com/garageband
Openculture http://www.oculture.com/2006/10/foreign_languag.html
Digital Media
Photostory www.microsoft.com/photostory3
Comiclife www.plasq.com/comiclife
Skype www.skype.com

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