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Recommended Language Links

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COMPREHENSIVE ENGLISH LANGUAGE WEBSITES

 

World English: English online ... anywhere, anytime.

Probably the best English language website for learners of English as a second or foreign language. 

 

GRAMMAR AND USAGE

 

Online Grammar

The online version of KINGS ENGLISH by H.W.FOWLER. The ultimate traditional grammar reference.

 

Blue Book of Grammar and punctuation  Online English grammar and punctuation reference guide including exercises.

 

HyperGrammar Punctuation, Pronouns, Verbs, Modifiers, clauses, paragraphs, sentences ...

 

TESTS

Cambridge Examinations Site

 

Grammar and Vocabulary Assessment Tests

An easy way to check your grammar and vocabulary level. You can choose a test from 4 different levels - elementary, intermediate, FCE, and advanced. As with all such sites, keep returning to check the progress you're making with your English.

 

English Lessons and Tests

Reading, grammar, vocabulary.... divided into difficulty levels.

 

ELC Website 

Grammar, reading, vocabulary, puzzles and more.

 

TOEFL.org

The official TOEFL website.

 

TOEFL Practice

This online test covers the written expression and sentence structure parts of the TOEFL test.

 

Taking the IELTS Test

This site is very helpful for students preparing for the CAMBRIDGE IELTS test.

 

IDIOMS

The Book of Clichés

A whole site devoted to cliches (expressions that are VERY popular). Some examples include: Rome wasn't built in a day; There are plenty more fish in the sea; When the going gets tough, the tough get going, etc., etc.

 

COLLOCATIONS

Online collocations

A nice set of 'strong' collocation exercises.

 

PHRASAL VERBS

Phrasal Verb Dispenser

 A fun site helping students to learn and test their knowledge of those rather tricky phrasal verbs.

 

SPELLING

Online Spelling Test

Fifty words that many native speakers sometimes have problems with. 

 

 

BUSINESS ENGLISH

Postscript Magazine

A very good site for Business English. You can choose activities according to theme (Sales, Finance, Marketing, etc.) or you can choose a type of activity (vocabulary, grammar, reading, etc.)

 

Business English for Teachers and Learners A collection of links to business English sites.

Business English Exercises. Over 100 exercises of different types.

WRITING SKILLS

punctuation made simple

Everything you ever want to know about punctuation in English.

 

guardianunlimited

An advanced writing guide from a quality newspaper.

 

Guide to WRITING an ESSAY 

Steps in writing an essay paper.

 

writing help

Detailed discussion of academic writing, business writing, and technical writing.

 

Academic English

Writing academic English.

 

stories online

 An online community for readers and writers of all ages and interests. Whether you are a casual reader searching for a good story or an enthusiastic writer looking for the perfect place to display your masterpieces this site is for you. 

 

English for Academic Purposes
A site specialising in English for Academic Purposes

 

Writing and Presenting Your Thesis or Dissertation

Great online 'how to' guide to writing a dissertation or thesis.

 

 

WORDS

acronyms and abbreviations

Probably the web's most comprehensive database of acronyms and abbreviations, with 245,000+ definitions!

 

Language Museum

Curious and interesting uses of the English language.

 

olde English sayings

Find out why words have the meaning they do.

 

wordspy

This Web site is devoted to recently coined words, existing words that have enjoyed a recent renaissance, and older words that are being used in new ways.

 

Online Thesaurus

The online Roget's thesaurus for synonyms and antonyms.

 

 

The Language Webring
PREV LIST RANDOM JOIN NEXT
 

 

This site is a member of WebRing. To browse visit here.

 

SPEAKING

 

Online English Pronounciation with sound clips for (British) English English, Scottish English, Welsh English, Irish English, American English, Australian English, and much more.

 

Phonology and Phonetics

An online course in phonetics and the sounds of English.

 

LISTENING

Online English Language Radio Stations 

Listening to the news and discussion in English is a great way to improve your listening skills. Links to English news and talk shows from 20 different countries -  a chance to listen to various English accents.

 

Other Listening Sites:

 

Monty Python

Listen to short sound clips from Monty Python.

 

moviesounds

Sound files from many great films.

 

Film Sounds Online

Another site with sound clips from great films.

 

You can listen to many famous and historical speeches and news reports here. For example:  a German (English-language) broadcaster, explaining the German invasion of Poland; Neil Armstrong on the moon; the war report of Adolf Hitler's death, Queen Elizabeth II, giving her annual Christmas message etc., etc.

 

English Around the World 

 
Listen to people from all around the world speaking English!

 

'This is England' Radio Programme

Interesting site all about England. 

 

Radio Polonia

Daily one hour news and programming in English from Central Europe.

 

Listening Activities

A small but very nice listening activities site.

 

 

READING

Childrens Stories

Classic childrens stories to read online or print.  

 

Short Stories

Read quality short stories on the net for FREE!

 
 

This site offers several short stories and poems about tea!

 

The Moonlit Road

The site for ghost stories and folktales from the American South. You can READ these stories, or you can LISTEN to a storyteller telling the story.

 

FILM

Film Scripts

Here you can download the scripts for many films, completely free! 

 

COMICS


Spider-Man Activities

 This site includes 16  vocabulary, reading, and writing activities based on the Spider-Man comic character. Fun and educational!

 

GAMES AND ACTIVITIES

 

On this page you can learn how to make your own pop-up book. Pop-up books are the kind of childrens books where a picture pops up out of the book. Improve your language skills involved with following instructions and have great fun!

 

The object of this fun game is to make as much money as possible in 30 days. A fun way to test how good a businessperson you might make.

 

This is a fun and challenging game and a great way to add new words to your vocabulary. The computer will show you a definition and your aim is to say which word is being defined.

 

Online Psychology Tests

Test your personality, IQ, relationships, health and career prospects, and much more.

 

PLACES

FURTHER INFORMATION ON THE COUNTRIES OF THE BRITISH ISLES

           

  WALES          IRELAND         SCOTLAND

 

    ENGLAND 

 

           

 JERSEY        ISLE OF MAN      N.  IRELAND

 

MISC. 

English for Engineers Intermediate level English activities in listening, reading and vocabulary connected with engineering.

THE WORLD ENGLISH LINKS PAGE

Other English language and Linguistics related links

 

NKJO - Study Languages in Poland

Information about studying languages in Poland. 

 

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