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Online lessons about computer basics (internet, email, Microsoft Offic e programs), everyday topics (shopping, groceries, paying bills, food labels, etc), money (ATM, banking, writing checks), career (interviews, resumes, etc), social media (facebook, twitter, myspace).
Online, interactive “newspaper”—workplace issues, job interviews, networking, how to use the computer, has video and sound   
There are five exciting video stories about workplace situations. After watching a video segment from the story, you can practice vocabulary, grammar, listening comprehension, and "life skills" based on the segment. There is a simple way to get a native language translation of any word you don't understand. You can also print out video scripts and exercises.
Lesson plans, stories and activities for financial literacy-- managing money and understanding the United States financial system (budgeting, loans, banking, investing, etc) Beginning to advanced levels. 

Consumerism Resources by Topic 
List of resources for lifeskills—banking, shopping, post office, buying a car/house, writing checks, consumer reports—beginning to advanced 
  Communicating at Work is a project of the Asian American Civic Association of Boston. It features audio dialogs and videos of common workplace scenarios, such as communicating with co-workers, customers, and supervisors, asking for clarification, cultural differences, reporting problems/progress, etc. The language level is fairly advanced. Lessons are quite detailed and include practice quizzes.
English for Your Health, from Queens Library, is a health literacy curriculum for beginning level students. Students listen to a short audio clip (and read along if they choose), then click on the answers to questions about what they have heard. Activities feature topics such as following instructions for taking medications, describing symptoms, and emergency vocabulary.

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