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Helpful and informative IELTS advice and preparation
From beginner onwards, free lessons of up to ten minutes on a range of topics by real teachers! Try it and see for yourself!
An excellent site for improving your speech, pronunciation or English accent, and also your listening. The BASIC ACCOUNT is free when you sign up for your own account. You will be encouraged to 'GO PRO' on a regular basis. Connect a microphone to the computer to record your voice!
Mostly Fun & Games
English Games Online
Free fun online! There are some games that you can also download. I'm a great believer in having fun when learning something new!
English Language for Learners
This is an excellent site for anyone interested in improving their skills in the English language. It is free, too! Highly recommended
The best site on the web for this challenging area of grammar and vocabulary - suitable for all abilities, with quizzes and games!
A new quiz every day, with instant feedback! Great fun to do!
For both beginners and advanced learners of English. Understand this, and you should become be really confident!
Mostly Language Help
Dave Randall's listening laboratory provides real and interesting situations for you to understand and learn from. Have fun!
Great FREE site to search for your favourite songs from the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, and right up to date! Videos, audio, and words to the song from one site! It's fun too!
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If books are not what you like to read, try this Japanese comic site - Manga - black and white drawings with all-English text!
Reading material for IELTS
- A suggested list of online weblinks with subject matter that could be used in this exam. Great for increasing your range of vocabulary!
If your reading speed is not what you need, try these exercises. They should help you improve!
Are you a quick reader? Have you NO TIME to read? Do you need to take a test and read for examination success? Try this online speed reading training, and have fun!
Read for free online.
What books do I read for pleasure? See
A really useful site for those hard to say English sounds! It is fun as well!
Thanks to Chloé, a delightful French student who requested my help, I include here the ALPHABET SONG; it may help you! With thanks to Nirooba, from Switzerland
Easy to complete series of free to use games!
Use your own choice of words. Play a range of games. Have fun as well! Great for higher-level learners.
From the British Broadcasting Corporation - BBC. Ideal for young learners and those starting to learn English.
From the British Council, which promotes Britain and English around the world.
Check your spelling on the new Times newspaper website and play the Spelling Bee game
From First Certificate upwards, this site has much to offer learners and teachers alike!
Practice test exercises with instant feedback!
Free test from an international English language college.
Have fun when you play at this BBC Bitesize English game site!
This site was created by someone successful at
! It has some great tips and advice, for both exam candidates and for those teaching and helping students achieve their best!
Another site from
is just FULL of really useful TIPS for students and teachers alike!
Save English Words!
How many words are there in the English language? Who knows? This site documents words that are rarely used. One for the word lover, or logophile!
An excellent site to help you with writing essays in response to exam questions. Thanks to my Saudi student Ali for this.
EXAMS - IELTS Test Practice & Advice
Currently teaching an IELTS course to students, we have found this site to be useful additional support. Thanks to Ali M Alshehri for finding it!
Need to improve your Personal statement, essay, dissertation, or thesis? These exercises and explanations are a useful help for you!
From the home of the world's most authoritative English language dictionary, Oxford, improve your writing skills here!
Has someone, maybe your teacher said to you, 'watch your handwriting'? Here is an online site where you can make your own text and print off in D'Nealian or Cursive style. I have tried it, and it is really helpful. Save past worksheets with a simple login process.
Mostly Very Young Learners
These include learning the alphabet, counting numbers and animals, a wordsearch and telling the time! Great fun!
Self-study English Resources
Tired of 'correct' English? Want to speak 'natural English'? Look no further and visit this excellent free site!
FREE online activities at various learner levels
Studying at college or university, or studying for IELTS, TOEFL, TOEIC, LTE, or any of the Cambridge ESOL exams? This advice with exercises will help you improve.
This is a really useful skill to help you in producing English texts. And it is great fun too!
Mostly relaxation and, stress-relief!
A professional complementary therapist offering relaxation in your own home or place of work.
Page Last Updated - 02/07/2016