Learning English Online
(Courses, Software and More)
Internet is a great
tool to use for learning English online.
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English Courses Reviews:
a self-study course that will show you exactly what Americans
are doing to pronounce English and how you can do it, too. You can also
read this interview with Sheri Summers
, the creator of
Real English Lessons
This unique set of lessons provides you with filmed, real and
Watch different points of vocabulary and grammar, and then practice
them using the interactive exercises. You can also read this interview
, the creator of Real English.
The amount of
simply... well, overwhelming ;)
So let's put some order in place.
You want to learn English – great!
Where do you start?
There are many FREE resources, such as this site, where you can learn
new things and improve your English.
It's free :)
In other words, very accessible.
A website typically needs funding to run, and so you will probably get
some advertisement in your way.
Another point I've noticed on free English resource sites is that they
tend to be more general.
What I mean is that you have many different pages, on many different
subjects – which can be very helpful. However, they are rarely
organized into a path
And when I say path
I mean a structured
series of lessons
, divided into levels
, which you
can follow at your own
. You can advance from one lesson to the next, and in
the end achieve your goal: a very natural
So as I was saying, the main downside of the many wonderful free
English resource sites is that they lack this detailed plan.
So where to find this structured series of
A good place to go to is the online English course.
Fully featured online courses usually require a subscription fee (for
example $10 per month). This can seem like a downside, but I
actually think there is something really good about it. I know that if
pay for something, rather than getting it for free, then there are
much more chances I would actually be using it. And courses don't work
unless you use them, right? ;)
The next thing to know about paid online courses is that they tend to
advanced: interactive lessons, audio lessons, video lessons, exercises,
your own member's area where you can track progress, and much much more.
All these things are very
nice, but there is one major issue that is the key point:
Because these are actual courses,
you get to learn and practice LESSON AFTER LESSON, and so gradually
improve your level of English. It is harder to get distracted that way
So this was a rather long introduction, and now we get to the actual
Reviews Section. In this section you can find reviews for different
English sites, to help you find the best one for you!