Absolute Essential Links That Will Help You Learn English Online Even Faster

Valuable resources that make your time worthwhile

The internet has a wealth of resources to help you learn or improve almost any language or skill. The time consuming part is to wade through it all and see which resources, apps, etc work well for you.

On a mission to help you improve and get the most out of your time, I’ve put together some nice free tools/sites to help you improve your English. Keep coming back as I’ll be adding to this list regularly.

Voice of America (VOA)offers news coverage spoken in simple American English with a core vocabulary of 1500 words.

Grammar Guide: Grammar rules explained in clear English and with examples

englishgrammar101: Great comprehensive grammar site

All you’ve ever needed to know about grammar: links to almost anything grammar related from supersummary

English Exams: Learn about the different exams and find out which one is the best for you take.

Online dictionaries: Linguee gives you not only a translation but plenty of examples and context

learn-english-audio: Give your eyes a break from the screen and focus on your ears only! Audio ideas for all levels from fluentu

esl-youtube:  9 very different YouTube channels to learn English

writing: Write & Improve is a free service for learners of English to practise their written English. Submit your written work and receive feedback in seconds, covering spelling, vocabulary, grammar and general style.

ESL -Apps: 10 great apps for improving and having fun with English (free and $)

crossword: Why not improve your grammar with some these free grammar crosswords from englishmedialab

Public speaking: Some really great advice on public speaking

Songs: Turn up the volume and get ready to sing! Try this free and fun approach with modern songs to improve your English (Pre-Intermediate and Intermediate)

professionals-podcasts: This series of podcasts from the British Council helps you to improve your English for your career in the workplace and covers a large number of business and work themes. (Intermediate to Advanced level).

listen-and-watch: Great way to improve your listening skills. Take a look at this site from British Council. Podcasts, videos, interviews,…suitable for various levels and free!

monthly-topical-news-lessons: A great free resource from onestopenglish and The Guardian. Topical news lessons at 3 levels: elementary, intermediate and advanced. Includes exercises and vocabulary.