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The Language of Math (New)

  • Math vocabulary plus multilingual glossaries in pdf
    These vocabulary exercises are grouped by basic math, fractions and algebra and geometry were created for the web by Charles LaRue with the support of the Minnesota Literacy Council.

Adult Phonics Stories

  • Story by Story Phonics Lessons
    These stories are part of a contextual phonics program created by Marn Frank M.Ed. with the support of LDA of Minnesota adapted for the web by Charles LaRue with the support of the Minnesota Literacy Council.

Listening to Prepositions (Now in Flash)

  • These interactive listening exercises provide practice with simple prepositions "in", "on", "at" and others, used with location and with time. Multimedia presentations show how these prepositions are used and practice exercises allow students to become proficient using this vocabulary.

    LaRue Environmental ESL Exercises
  • These interactive exercises explain what happens to the garbage that we throw away. They give examples of how to reduce, reuse and recycle. They also explain household hazardous waste and how to read product labels and how to dispose of waste properly. The explanations are in English, Hmong, Arabic and Somali, and can be heard online or printed from pdf files. The exercises are all in English and can be used on line or printed out from pdf files.

    Health Literacy Activities

Nutrition, Diabetes and High Blood Pressure

  • These interactive health literacy exercises provide practice in 3 areas: Understanding food and reading a nutrition label, understanding basic information about diabetes and basic information about high blood pressure. They have introductions spoken and printable in English, Arabic, Hmong, Somali and Spanish.

Medicine Labels and Warnings

  • These interactive health literacy exercises provide practice in 4 different skill areas: reading a prescription medicine label, reading an over-the-counter OTC medicine label, reading special warning labels and information about side effects. They also have introductions spoken and printable in English, Arabic, Hmong,Somali and Spanish.

    Basic Literacy Skills

  • These interactive literacy exercises provide practice in 4 different skill areas: writing a check, filling out a timesheet, filling out a basic form and reading a simple map.

    Listening to Immigrants

  • These interactive listening exercises provide practice listening to conversations with immigrants from Asia, Africa, South America and Europe