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BBC Learning English
English language learning resource from the British Broadcasting Company with lessons, videos, and media links in various languages. Good for beginners.
Largest social network for language learning, with more than 45 million users worldwide. Corresponding mobile app at the App Store.
Dave’s ESL Cafe
Extensive site for ESL/EFL students and teachers maintained by Dave Sperling, with a variety of grammar lessons, idioms, phrasal verbs, slang, and quizzes.
Duolingo “Learn a language for free. Forever.”
This amazingly user-friendly, ever-growing site gives lessons and then quizzes you on the topic, tracking your progress, awarding you along the way, and offering a daily practice reminder. Includes English-learning programs for speakers of Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, Chinese, German, Russian, Turkish, Hungarian, Dutch, Japanese, Polish, Korean, Hindi, Romanian, Vietnamese, Arabic, Indonesian, and Greek. Corresponding app available at the Apple iTunes App Store.
E. L. Easton: English
Lots of resources for teaching or learning English.
English Language Teaching Web: an extensive index of English teaching resources on the web
EnglishClub “Learn English” section of EnglishClub, featuring lessons and games for students of English Entertaining and engaging exercises on grammar, reading comprehension, listening, and vocabulary at beginner, intermediate, and advanced levels; maintained by Elek Mathe
English Tongue Twisters Collection of English tongue twisters
Study skills and tips about studying English as a foreign language
ESL Desk An English learning website started by a non-native English speaker as an ESL activities resource
Everyday English in Conversation Real-life conversation practice via listening activities
eViews Listening, activities, lessons, and prepared material for students and teachers of English
The Internet for ESL Teachers Numerous links to ESL-related articles, on-line courses, websites of particular interest to ESL instructors; site maintained by Claire Bradin Siskin Learn vocabulary with the help of pictures and sound from Language Revolution
English learning program offered by the British Council
Memrise User-friendly interface with communally-created programs. Particularly useful for learning vocabulary. Also available is a corresponding mobile app at the App Store and Google Play.
Project Gutenberg Thousands of English e-books that have entered the public domain available free for download