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Top 10 Websites for improving your English Online

Many of our language students come to us to learn English not just because they want to but because it’s a smart thing to do. With English being one of the main languages in global economic use many businesses and individuals are turning to England and learning the language to improve their chances of being successful in their futures. But what do you do if you don’t have the time to join an English language course? What do you do if you can’t afford to come to an English Language school here in the UK? What are your options after you’ve done an English course, moved home again and don’t want to lose what you learned while you were in England? We’ve taken the time to search the internet and highlight the best websites for you to learn and practise your English online without having to spend a penny or even leave the room you are in!

Need to focus on your speaking? ELLLO is a great place to expand your English vocabulary with their huge collection of short videos and audio clips. The videos feature people from all over the world with the range of accents which is a great way to improve your pronunciation as well as develop your listening skills. They also have online lessons that you can take so you can learn even more.

Similar to ELLLO is English Central. Based mostly on YouTube, English Central has a digital library full of pronunciation and listening videos as well as practical language advice, a great resource for English online.

Lyrics Training is loads of fun. You get to learn the words to your favourite English language music while improving your IELTS listening skills. Music from Americans like J-Lo, Brits like Adele and even Sia’s Australian twang will help you improve your accent recognition in no time.

Study English grammar, expand your English vocabulary, practise the sounds of English and study colloquial English all based on your own level of English. Oxford University Press’s English File Online is an amazing resource for your English language needs.

Another one from Oxford is Oxford English Grammar Course Online. One of the best sources of English online to develop your English grammar at basic, intermediate and advanced levels with games and interactive activities.

Oxford Word Skills is a 3-level English vocabulary course based around topics that help you to practise and learn new English words and phrases in context, no matter if you are at basic, intermediate or advanced level.

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Top tips for Cambridge English Exam speaking tests (FCE and CAE)! Whether you are taking a Cambridge Advanced examination course in England or studying for a Cambridge BEC exam in your own country, Cambridge English TV is a must! Watch Cambridge practise tests for PET, FCE, CAE and BEC amongst other Cambridge English exams.

Advice and tips on how to pass Cambridge English Exams (First and Advanced). Possibly the best online resource for Cambridge English FCE and CAE exam preparation, amongst other examinations, Flo-Joe provides useful tips, Cambridge FCE and CAE practice tests and development of the four skills as well as grammar and vocabulary for First and Advanced.

Practise all areas of English language. Learn new English idioms, practise your English pronunciation, develop your listening skills in English with the latest news stories or follow the Business English course ‘English at Work’ with BBC Learning English. If you are a teacher of English, you can get lesson plans and teaching ideas from the BBC’s Shakespeare Speaks series. 

Learn all about British Life and Culture. Project Britain is a great resource for learning English online and finding about UK life and culture. For example, you can learn all about British money before you arrive to study English in England or discover some of the differences between British and American English. 

Hope this helps on your English language journey!

 

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