Saturday, December 10, 2011

Word on the street

http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/word-street


The BBC and the British Council have co-produced this new English Language teaching programme.
10 episodes filmed in different places in the United Kingdom

As they say:
"Word on the Street looks at how English works in everyday life and presents lively aspects of young British culture. Each half hour episode is filmed in a different place in the UK and features drama, interviews and reports to help you improve your English language skills".

Click here to go to Word on the street

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Resources for English as a Second Language

 

As they say : "UsingEnglish.com provides a large collection of English as a Second Language (ESL) tools & resources for students, teachers, learners and academics. Browse the grammar glossary and references of irregular verbs, phrasal verbs and idioms, ESL forums, articles, teacher handouts and printables, and find useful links and information on English. Topics cover the spectrum of ESL, EFL, ESOL, and EAP subject areas"
Click here to go to "Using English.com".

Saturday, July 30, 2011

Going away this summer?

BBC offers "Quick Fix phrases in 40 languages". You can learn and take essential holiday phrases in 40 languages with you on your mp3 player and as a print-out.
You can also learn all UK languages, Gaelic, Welsh, Irish and of course English
By the way, have a look at the section " Don't try this abroad" about common language mistakes, it's really funny
 
Click below to go to the site

BBC Quick fix phrases

Sunday, June 12, 2011

Breaking News English

Learn English with the latest news from all over the World. More than 1.400 lessons based on Business , Environment, Health, Lifestyle, Technology , Famous people, World News, etc...
Warm ups, before, while and after reading/listening exercises, speaking activities, writings and even homework .

Click below to go to the site
Breaking News English

Friday, April 8, 2011

MEMIDEX, free on line dictionary, thesaurus and more

This is the best free on line dictionary and thesaurus I have ever seen. 


Try it, it's great!!

Dictionary/Thesaurus:

As they say ,
Memidex is a free online dictionary and thesaurus 
Memidex reaches a new total of 12.5 million external reference links, including  over 5.4 million definition references, 5.3 million audio references, and 1.8 million etymology references.
Each audio reference has a button to play the audio directly from the Memidex web page.
Click on this link to go to MEMIDEX

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

English Speak.com





Englishspeak.com is a free and award winning new system for learning to speak English. The program contains lessons that give special attention to English pronunciation and everyday language. With over 100 lessons, Englishspeak.com provides a large amount of audio content. Users have access to two different speeds of playback for each item.  

Click here to go to:  English Speak.com 

100 Sites to learn about Anything and Everything






This is an alphabetical list of websites which provide information and/or instruction about a wide range of subjects. The websites cover a  wide range of informational and educational topics and include general reference resources, how-to guides, wikis, how-to videos, podcasts, courses, lessons, tutorials (including open courseware), e-books as well as other reference resources and places to ask questions both online and on your mobile.
The resources are suitable for learners of all ages: students as well as workplace learners and lifelong learners - as well as teachers, educators and trainers.

Visit also : 

Monday, January 3, 2011

Book2 : 50 Languages for free

book2 contains 100 lessons that provide beginners with a basic vocabulary. With no prior knowledge, you will learn to fluently speak short sentences in real-world situations in no time. The book2 method successfully combines audio and text for effective language learning
Click on your country or click on your native language 
Click here to go to Book2