English learning materials
There is a wealth of information surrounding English language and you should research all sources available to you, however here is a list of useful links to start you off:
www.bbc.co.uk – go to “More” and “Adult Learning”. It can also be used for podcasts.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/general/sixminute/ – this is a very useful and interesting site to do listening comprehension. There is something for everyone!
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news – this to keep up to date with the news, learn new vocabulary and increase reading comprehension skills.
www.ted.com – this has topical talks and speaking topics on global issues with subtitles in English and other languages.
www.englishclub.com – a good all round website which can also be used for children. It has printable worksheets on everything from listening, speaking, reading and writing.
www.projectbritain.com – this website is aimed at students who want to learn about British culture and traditions. Includes information about the Royal Family and work life. There are useful idioms and expressions and can be used from pre-intermediate upwards.
www.breakingnewsenglish.com – current affairs and news topics.
www.esl-lab.com – listening exercises and comprehension questions for all levels.
www.debate.org – this website looks at debates, opinions and polls. Very useful for intermediate and upwards students.
www.bized.org – this website is a ‘real life’ business website and looks at all fields of business and includes workshop – for the Advanced business student.
http://learnenglishteens.britishcouncil.org/ – excellent resource for listening practice. Aimed at teenagers, with several topics of interest, including comprehension questions and vocabulary exercises.
http://www.eslconversationquestions.com/english-conversation-questions/topics/ – this is another good site for interesting discussion subjects.
http://teflpedia.com/Business_conversation_questions – if you are interested in Business English discussion this place offers some very good questions.
http://www.englishgrammarsecrets.com/ – if a you have a specific area of grammar you need to study, it’s very simple to look it up on here and there are various exercises for you to do.
http://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/collection/british – if you are very interested in food and cookery, and also in trying out British recipes.
https://www.youtube.com/ – if you are interested in music and film. I also good to watch certain British TV programmes.