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Abeweb

Various resources for English learners by level
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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
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BBC Learning English

You may need to download Realaudio player.
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BBC Pronunciation Tips

Listen to and practise your vowel sounds.
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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.
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BBC World Service

For world news and many interesting articles.
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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.
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British Council Learn English

Listening, grammar, vocab, games, IELTS and business
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Cambridge ESOL

Cambridge short test of English level
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Click*n*Learn

Learn English, French, Spanish and Valencian - grammar, vocab through games
External Links%%%Mainly Vocabulary

CNN

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

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

Language learning content (vocab) for many languages
External Links%%%Mainly Vocabulary

Elfs Interactive Learning.

Fun exercises for guests, try the storyboard.
External Links%%%Listening - Pronunciation

Elllo

Videos with transcripts and quizzes - listening comprehension
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English Attack

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

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

Learning English exercises and resources
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English Grammar Lessons

Grammar explained with exercises
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English Grammar Lessons

Grammar explained with exercises
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English Listening Lounge

Use the free guest area.
External Links%%%Mainly Listening

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
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EnglishPage

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

Videos with quizzes - listening and reading comprehension
External Links%%%Listening - Pronunciation

ESOL Courses

Free English courses online - all levels
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Evaluating Websites

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

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