BBC World Service

Use the news to work on grammar, vocabulary, listening and pronunciation. For Intermediate/Advanced.

Studying in germany

Comprehensive guide for students on learning German fast and easy

Howjsay.com

A dictionary of Pronunciation. Hear words and expressions pronounced correctly. For Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced.

Breaking News English

Containing a range of news articles. For Intermediate

British Council

Explanations, exercises and games to work on grammar and vocabulary. For Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced.

Literacyworks Learning Resources

A number of news articles divided into categories. Each article is amended to make an abridged, or shorter, article, and also comes with a series of questions on the article under 'story outline'. For intermediate/Advanced.

English 4 U

Grammar and vocabulary exercises, quizzes and crosswords. Some of the information on the site is in German. For Beginners/Intermediate.

BBC Learning English

Practice your pronunciation with the BBC. For Beginners/Intermediate.

English-at-home.com - Speaking Enlglish

Useful phrases for everyday conversation. For Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced.

California Distance Learning Project

Audio and video with activities on a range of subjects. For Intermediate.

Vocabulary Training Exercises

Vocabulary tests on a variety of subjects. Test yourself. For Beginners/Intermediate.

Shiporsheep.com

Basic site focused on vowel sounds. For Beginners.

Dictionary.com

Online dictionary with thesaurus. For Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced.

Fonetiks.org

Pronunciation guides to 9 varieties or dialects of the English language. For Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced.

Oxford Dictionaries

Online dictionary, word of the day and quote of the week. For Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced.

Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Online Dictionary. For Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced.

Reference.com

Translate words and sentences into English. For Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced.

The Web Language Page

Short audio recordings with various activities and scripts. For Beginners

Translate.google.com

Translate words and sentences into English. For Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced.

Focus English

Focus on learning idiomatic and everyday English. Listen to everyday conversations with script. For Intermediate/Advanced.

Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab

Short audio recordings with a few questions and the script. For Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced

Dentabapedia

A wide range of topics, along with arguments, background information, related websites, and more. For Intermediate/Advanced.

Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab

Short audio recordings with a few questions and the script. For Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced

Ma'an News Agency

For Intermediate/Advance

English Listening Lesson Library Online

Short audio and video recordings, with activities and the script. A large variety of accents. Quizzes and songs also available. For Intermediate/Advanced

Job Interview Questions

All you need to know to do a successful job interview. For Intermediate/Advanced.

Story Archives

TV reports on various subjects, with activities and the script. Not user friendly. Click on a topic, then on a title. To see the video, click on “story”, then the Realplayer logo. Be patient when downloading the videos. For Intermediate/Advanced

My Language Exchange

Register and practice your English through exchanging emails. For Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced.

Lyric Training

Complete the lyrics of your favorite songs. For Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced

Mahalo

A 12-step guide to improving your writing. It has simple tricks for fixing common grammar mistakes and polishing your work. For Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced.

BBC Words in the News

Study the vocabulary related to specific news stories. Also includes videos and exercises. For Intermediate/Advanced

English Grammar Online

Good for quick answers online. For Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced.

CNN Student News

10 minute overview of the news every day for US High School public. You may encounter problems launching the videos. For Intermediate/Advanced

About.com

Great site for examples of how resumes, essays and short stories should look. For Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced.

TED

Engaging, interesting and up-to-date presentations on a variety of subject. Be patient when buffering the website. For Intermediate/Advanced

M.S. Willis - Writing Exercise

Includes many writing exercises. For Intermediate/Advanced.

MIT OpenCourseWare

Free online courses from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. For Intermediate/Advanced

AskOxford.com - Better Writing

A great resource. Its answers are concise and thorough for improving you English skills. For Intermediate/Advanced.

TED

Engaging, interesting and up-to-date presentations on a variety of subject. Be patient when buffering. For Intermediate/Advanced

Purdue Online Writing Lab

A great tool for scientific academic writing. For Advanced.

The Vega Science Trust Videos

Informed scientific visual and audio media (lectures, interviews, etc.). For Intermediate/Advance

AskOxford.com - Applying for a Job

Help on writing CVs and job applications. For Intermediate/Advanced.

Spotlight Podcasts

Easy weekly five-minute audio dhow on various topics. For Beginners.

LetterWritingGuide.com

Contains tips, advice, and sample letters to help you write many types of letters. For Intermediate/Advanced.

BBC 6 Minute English

Listen to 6 minute programs on many different subjects. For intermediate.

About.com

Provides samples of resumes, CVs and cover letters as well as templates which can be used as guidelines. For Intermediate/Advanced.

Breaking News English Podcast

For intermediate.

The Independent

For Advanced.

BBC Radio 4 Podcasts

High quality podcasts on a variety of subjects from BBC Radio 4. For Intermediate/Advanced.

The Guardian

For Advanced.

Open Culture - Science Podcast Collection

Links to various websites that provide podcasts that cover all branches of science. For Intermediate/Advanced.

CBBC Newsround

For Beginners.

First News

For Beginners.

BBC News

For Intermediate/Advanced.

BBC Radio 4 Science Archive

Radio broadcasts on a wide variety of scientific subjects for the general public. A written introduction gives an idea of what you will hear. For Intermediate/Advanced

The Economist

For Advanced.

BBC Radio 4 History - In Our Time

Discussions on "the history of ideas". This is a selection of subjects related to science but there are plenty of others. For Intermediate/Advanced

The New Statesman

For Advanced.

YouTube Education

Videos and channels from college and university partners of YouTube. For Intermediate/Advanced

Sky Sports News

For Intermediate/Advanced.

CBBC Newsround

An easy-to-read news website from BBC. For Beginners.

The Spectator

For Advanced.

First News

Interesting easy-to-read news. For Beginners.

New York Times

For Advanced.

Scholastic News

Scholastic’s classroom news site. For Beginners.

Huffington Post

For Advanced.

TheBigProject.co.uk

An array of links to English newspaper websites throughout the world. For Intermediate/Advanced.

Washington Post

For Advanced.

Onlinenewspapers.com

A wide selection of newspaper websites in English from all over the globe. For Intermediate/Advanced.

CNN

For Intermediate/Advanced.

World-newspapers.com - Magazines Online

The website contains links to newspaper and magazine websites throughout the world. For Intermediate/Advanced.

LA Times

For Advanced.

HowStuffWorks

How Stuff Works is an English-language website offering numerous amount of articles on a wide range of entertaining topics. The website offers quizzes, podcasts and games surrounding general knowledge. For Intermediate/Advanced.

ESPN

For Intermediate.

Greenfacts

Green Facts contains a number of scientific publications and news on health and the environment. For Intermediate/Advanced.

Sidney Morning Herald

For Advanced.

English Language Teaching

The website is plagued with fun activities and games and other resources. For Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced

News.com.au

For Intermediate/Advanced.

Comics

A website which allows you to create your own comic strips. For Beginners

BBC World Service

For Intermediate/Advanced.

Riddles

While the link takes you to the 'comic fun' page, containing lots of different short comics, this page is not very useful. However, by using the links at the top of the page under 'related links', you can find a number of different activities such as word games, puzzles, quizzes, and jokes. For Beginners

Al Jazeera

For Advanced.

Improve your Reading Skills

A website offering a variety of activities on reading, spelling, writing, and grammar. For Beginners

 

The Web Language Page

Short audio recordings with various activities and scripts. For Beginners

The Vega Science Trust Videos

Informed scientific visual and audio media (lectures, interviews, etc.). For Intermediate/Advance

TED

Engaging, interesting and up-to-date presentations on a variety of subject. Be patient when buffering. For Intermediate/Advanced

Spotlight Podcasts

Easy weekly five-minute audio dhow on various topics. For Beginners.

Randall's ESL Cyber Listening Lab

Short audio recordings with a few questions and the script. For Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced

BBC 6 Minute English

Listen to 6 minute programs on many different subjects. For intermediate.

English Listening Lesson Library Online

Short audio and video recordings, with activities and the script. A large variety of accents. Quizzes and songs also available. For Intermediate/Advanced

Breaking News English Podcast

For intermediate.

Story Archives

TV reports on various subjects, with activities and the script. Not user friendly. Click on a topic, then on a title. To see the video, click on “story”, then the Realplayer logo. Be patient when downloading the videos. For Intermediate/Advanced

BBC Radio 4 Podcasts

High quality podcasts on a variety of subjects from BBC Radio 4. For Intermediate/Advanced.

Lyric Training

Complete the lyrics of your favorite songs. For Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced

Open Culture - Science Podcast Collection

Links to various websites that provide podcasts that cover all branches of science. For Intermediate/Advanced.

BBC Words in the News

Study the vocabulary related to specific news stories. Also includes videos and exercises. For Intermediate/Advanced

BBC Radio 4 History - In Our Time

Discussions on "the history of ideas". This is a selection of subjects related to science but there are plenty of others. For Intermediate/Advanced

CNN Student News

10 minute overview of the news every day for US High School public. You may encounter problems launching the videos. For Intermediate/Advanced

YouTube Education

Videos and channels from college and university partners of YouTube. For Intermediate/Advanced

TED

Engaging, interesting and up-to-date presentations on a variety of subject. Be patient when buffering the website. For Intermediate/Advanced

BBC Radio 4 Science Archive

Radio broadcasts on a wide variety of scientific subjects for the general public. A written introduction gives an idea of what you will hear. For Intermediate/Advanced

MIT OpenCourseWare

Free online courses from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. For Intermediate/Advanced

 

CBBC Newsround

An easy-to-read news website from BBC. For Beginners.

Greenfacts

Green Facts contains a number of scientific publications and news on health and the environment. For Intermediate/Advanced.

First News

Interesting easy-to-read news. For Beginners.

English Language Teaching

The website is plagued with fun activities and games and other resources. For Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced

Scholastic News

Scholastic’s classroom news site. For Beginners.

Comics

A website which allows you to create your own comic strips. For Beginners

TheBigProject.co.uk

An array of links to English newspaper websites throughout the world. For Intermediate/Advanced.

Riddles

While the link takes you to the 'comic fun' page, containing lots of different short comics, this page is not very useful. However, by using the links at the top of the page under 'related links', you can find a number of different activities such as word games, puzzles, quizzes, and jokes. For Beginners

Onlinenewspapers.com

A wide selection of newspaper websites in English from all over the globe. For Intermediate/Advanced.

Improve your Reading Skills

A website offering a variety of activities on reading, spelling, writing, and grammar. For Beginners

World-newspapers.com - Magazines Online

The website contains links to newspaper and magazine websites throughout the world. For Intermediate/Advanced.

Breaking News English

Containing a range of news articles. For Intermediate

HowStuffWorks

How Stuff Works is an English-language website offering numerous amount of articles on a wide range of entertaining topics. The website offers quizzes, podcasts and games surrounding general knowledge. For Intermediate/Advanced.

Literacyworks Learning Resources

A number of news articles divided into categories. Each article is amended to make an abridged, or shorter, article, and also comes with a series of questions on the article under 'story outline'. For intermediate/Advanced.

BBC Learning English

Practice your pronunciation with the BBC. For Beginners/Intermediate.

Dentabapedia

A wide range of topics, along with arguments, background information, related websites, and more. For Intermediate/Advanced.

Shiporsheep.com

Basic site focused on vowel sounds. For Beginners.

Focus English

Focus on learning idiomatic and everyday English. Listen to everyday conversations with script. For Intermediate/Advanced.

Fonetiks.org

Pronunciation guides to 9 varieties or dialects of the English language. For Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced.

Job Interview Questions

All you need to know to do a successful job interview. For Intermediate/Advanced.

Howjsay.com

A dictionary of Pronunciation. Hear words and expressions pronounced correctly. For Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced.

 

My Language Exchange

Register and practice your English through exchanging emails. For Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced.

AskOxford.com - Better Writing

A great resource. Its answers are concise and thorough for improving you English skills. For Intermediate/Advanced.

Mahalo

A 12-step guide to improving your writing. It has simple tricks for fixing common grammar mistakes and polishing your work. For Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced.

Purdue Online Writing Lab

A great tool for scientific academic writing. For Advanced.

English Grammar Online

Good for quick answers online. For Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced.

AskOxford.com - Applying for a Job

Help on writing CVs and job applications. For Intermediate/Advanced.

About.com

Great site for examples of how resumes, essays and short stories should look. For Beginners/Intermediate/Advanced.

LetterWritingGuide.com

Contains tips, advice, and sample letters to help you write many types of letters. For Intermediate/Advanced.

M.S. Willis - Writing Exercise

Includes many writing exercises. For Intermediate/Advanced.

About.com

Provides samples of resumes, CVs and cover letters as well as templates which can be used as guidelines. For Intermediate/Advanced.

Novoresume

Provides how to write a cover letter. For Intermediate/Advanced.

The Marketing Helpline

How to write a CV and cover letter

 

The Independent

For Advanced.

Washington Post

For Advanced.

The Guardian

For Advanced.

CNN

For Intermediate/Advanced.

CBBC Newsround

For Beginners.

LA Times

For Advanced.

First News

For Beginners.

Newsweek

For Advanced.

BBC News

For Intermediate/Advanced.

ESPN

For Intermediate.

The Economist

For Advanced.

Sidney Morning Herald

For Advanced.

The New Statesman

For Advanced.

News.com.au

For Intermediate/Advanced.

Sky Sports News

For Intermediate/Advanced.

BBC World Service

For Intermediate/Advanced.

The Spectator

For Advanced.

Al Jazeera

For Advanced.

New York Times

For Advanced.

Ma'an News Agency

For Intermediate/Advanced.

Huffington Post

For Advanced.