Useful Links

Dictionaries

Babylon | A rather good and quick bilingual dictionary software. It is not free, but it has a free trial.

Cambridge Learner's Dictionary | A simple English dictionary. FREE

Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary | An intermediate level English dictionary. FREE

Longman English Dictionary | An intermediate level English dictionary. FREE

Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary | An intermediate level English dictionary. It does an excellent job in explaining words in a accurate and simple way. FREE

MSN Encarta Dictionary | An intermediate plus level English dictionary. FREE

Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary | A family of dictionaries, from simple to the most advanced. FREE

OneLook Dictionary Search | A dictionary search site which lets you search many different online dictionaries at once. FREE

useful links

Learn Pronunciation

American Pronunciation Course | A course that teaches how to speak English like Americans do. It contains videos, explanations and practice.


English Courses

EnglishClass101.com - Learn English with Podcasts | A popular online English course.


English Resources

English Page | Probably one of the best sites on the Internet that teach English Grammar. It is thorough and precise and it includes many different exercises and tutorials.

Perfect English Grammar | Lots of free explanations and exercises to help you perfect your English grammar.

Helping You Learn English | Answers and Motivation for any English learner: audio materials, articles, motivation and support to help you improve your English.

Learn from the mistakes of other students | Written essays, corrected and explained.

English Harmony – Improve Spoken English, English Confidence System |
This site teaches how to get rid of hesitation when speaking English.

Free English Help | Tools, resources and free help service to improve your writing skills.

Learn English Online at Open English World | Open English World provides free activities with recorded audio to help improve your English conversation, vocabulary and pronunciation.

Free Printables for Teachers | Free flashcards, worksheets, handouts and game cards to match, phonics materials, projects, games, and more all ready for download and printing.

ESL Galaxy - ESL Lesson Plan Portal | ESL lesson plan materials, printable worksheets & Games for Teaching English, Speaking, ESL kids materials, grammar exercises, reading and writing materials, Interactive grammar & Vocabulary Exercises for students.

Learn English | Learn English guide, all about how to learn English and how to speak English.

English Language Guide | English language guide, with vocabulary, grammar and more.

ESLvideo.com | Free ESL/EFL Video Quizzes for English Students, Free ESL Video Quiz Builder for Teachers, Send Students Quizzes, Track Results.

esl-lounge.com - ESL Lesson Plans | Free ESL Lesson Materials for teachers. Grammar, worksheets, song lyrics, board games, pronunciation and more. All free and printable.

English-Zone.Com | English as a Second Language fun site! Learn grammar, practice English verbs, idioms, spelling conversation, and more.

Word Origins: Common Roots of English, Russian and Ukrainian Words |
There are so many different languages. However, we know many words from these languages even if we don't speak foreign tongues. Word origins explain this fact and tell many amusing stories.

Michigan Proficiency Exam: Expert Michigan Proficiency advice | Effective Michigan proficiency self-study material from a qualified and experienced instructor.

English Directories

Online Education Program Directory | a directory of education resources, products and services for college students.

ESL Teachers Board: Free teaching materials, ESL jobs and resumes | an English directory for students and teachers.

Sites for Teachers | Educational websites rated by popularity.

English Language Schools

Learn English in New York | Cactus offers English courses in several locations in New York. Courses are available at all levels and can be standard, intensive, individual or designed to prepare students for exams (IELTS, FCE, CAE, CPE). Start dates are every Monday and they can also arrange accommodation for the duration of the course.

English schools in London | Cactus is proud to offer English courses in a schools in London to suit all needs and budgets.

Learning Other Languages

Foreign Languages Guide | Discover how to learn Russian language, organize learning process, develop language skills, build vocabulary and more.

Learn English Sites in Other Languages

Cursos de ingles | Cursos de Inglés en el extranjero. Aprender Ingles en el exterior.

Hellix, Individual English Learning Environment | Hellix is a web environment specifically designed to aid Hebrew speakers learn the English language. Hellix utilizes unique methodology, material, courses and software to help self-study of the English language.

Homeschooling

Inside Homeschooling: A Parent's Viewpoint | The reality of homeschooling - the good, the bad, and the unexpected. One homeschool parent shares the pros and cons of homeschool, curriculum resources, and lessons learned.