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Bab.la

Bab.la language portal offers you dictionary translations, language quizzes & games, vocabulary lessons for learning and much more. bab.la is interactive: You can enter your own translation, create your own language test or your own vocabulary flashcards

BBC World Service

An excellent resource with listening, reading, grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary practice as well as Business English and chatrooms to practise communicating in.

BBC World Service

Listen to what*s on now or click on *programmes* to see an A-Z list of all the programmes available. I recommend *From our Own Correspondent* as a particularly interesting programme.

British Council Learn English

Listening, grammar, vocab, games, IELTS and business

Click*n*Learn

Learn English, French, Spanish and Valencian - grammar, vocab through games

CNN

For news on various topics including: business, technology, law, scince and space, travel, education and politics.

Concordancer

After you have done the *Exercises on Academic Vocabulary* above, use this concordancer to find how almost any word can be used. Try looking for words in the different word lists.

Dictionary.com

This dictionary uses American spellings. It also has a thesaurus which is an excellent way to find synonyms.

Elfs Interactive Learning.

Fun exercises for guests, try the storyboard.

English Attack

Lessons to learn English with videos, fill in the gaps etc.

English Central

Record your voice and compare it to the original. it points out mistakes

EnglishOnline

You need to pay for writing courses, but Lessons on Conversation, Grammar, Idioms and Vocabulary are free if you register. You may need to download Realaudio player. Click on LESSONS then choose a lesson, eg Today*s Lesson and then work through sections

EnglishPage

Good for exercises on grammar, vocabulary, reading articles by topics and exchanging ideas with other learners in the chat room.

ESL Student Resources

This site has links for language skills (under the heading: Skill); areas of special interest (under the heading Topic); and academic research using the Internet (under the heading: Study). A very useful site.

Evaluating Websites

A guide to help you judge the quality of sites you visit.

Exam English

Practice tests for various English exams (TOEFL, IELTS, CAE, FCE etc.)