#EngTalk #EngTips: list of useful English learning websites

Anyway, who likes learning English on the internet? Perhaps by visiting/ learning online/ downloading materials from a certain website? :)

Tonight let’s have a light chat about your favorite English learning website on the net. Share it & tell what you can do with it.

  1. One of my favorite websites for learning English, esp. grammar is @GrammarGirl‘s http://grammar.quickanddirtytips.com/. Many great articles!
  2. Another one is Macmillan’s @onestopenglish http://www.onestopenglish.com/. This website is also a good source for English teachers.
  3. @tintin_gustin: me!! when I had a quiz about conditional sentence, I opened https://englishtips4u.com/ and looked for the materials there..hehehe
  4. @englishbanana http://www.englishbanana.com/ is also a great source for learning & teaching English. They have games, worksheets, quizzes.
  5. @engVid http://www.engvid.com/  “@alyamaudina: i like to watch video on youtube. The channel called engvid.”
  6. @ybbebbhttp://Livemocha.com  « I dont have to buy a lot of books to learn a lot of languages! :D | @ebituitea: Livemocha is free min, I’ve been enrolling myself since 2009, I learn Spanish, French, Italian and English there ;)
  7. @VOALearnEnglish http://learningenglish.voanews.com/ @BachriMS: VOA english learning”
  8. @ir_hafidz: I have two fav links, BBC’s and van mijn universiteit @UTwente | http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish | http://www.utwente.nl/so/tcp/selfstudy/selfstudyenglish.doc/
  9. bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/ …@Ms_AmAmi: BBC learning English, beacuse I’m practicing my British accent.”
  10. @stupidisa: I love http://urbandictionary.com . Helps a lot when I stumble across a slang or lingo that I’ve never heard before :D
  11. @UsingEnglish http://www.usingenglish.com/  provides references, quizzes, worksheets/handouts for teachers, & they have forums too!
  12. Many times I stumble upon @YTatLE‘s http://www.learnenglish.de/ . They cover comprehensive topics like grammar, idioms, common mistakes.
  13. If you want to practice TOEFL, TOEIC, or other English tests online & get the tips, you can go to http://www.examenglish.com/ .
  14. Looking for short stories in English? Complete with audio & exercise? Go to http://www.rong-chang.com/ . Many funny stories!
  15. Kids & teenagers can learn English by graphics & videos on @LearnEnglish_BC‘s http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/ . Good place for teachers too!
  16. @alfakb: i’m used to stick around @RealLifeEng‘s TL and read articles at their educating website http://www.reallifebh.com 
  17. One of the biggest English learning sites: @EnglishClub‘s http://www.englishclub.com/learn-english.htm Listening, reading, speaking, writing, all there!
  18. Looking for a reliable online dictionary? @CambridgeWords‘s http://dictionary.cambridge.org/ . Complete with British & American pronunciation!
  19. Another great online dictionary: @OxfordWordshttp://oxforddictionaries.com/us . ‘Better Writing’ section helps you write better in English.
  20. Are you familiar with Betty Azar’s grammar books? Apparently she has a website too: http://www.azargrammar.com/  (not much here tho).
  21. Meanwhile this website is very comprehensive on grammar & punctuation rules: http://www.grammarbook.com/ . Worth to be bookmarked!
  22. Bored with traditional grammar explanation? Play grammar games on @RoadToGrammar‘s http://www.roadtogrammar.com/  They’re fun, I’ve tried!
  23. This probably one of the coolest English learning sites ever: @phrasemix http://www.phrasemix.com/ . Learn real & natural English here.
  24. Another excellent online dictionary: @dictionarycom‘s http://dictionary.reference.com/ . Famous for its thesaurus. Good to help you write.
  25. thefreedictionary.com/  isn’t only a dictionary, but also a place to look up phrasal verbs (who asked ‘put up’ earlier?) & idioms!
  26. @liverpudlian2: I like to learn english on anglo-link.com. Many videos that have improved my english especially my listening skill :)
  27. @Nuikitaw: Min you have to try http://Englishlink.com  Its free and really helpfull.. :) You can know what ur english level.. you can begin ur courses from result of the placement test
  28. @obirobby@VocabularyCom (http://vocabulary.com ) is The most powerful website to increase the quality of your vocabularies
  29. ego4u.com/  has great materials on grammar outlines. They have diagram of all tenses & list of irregular verbs.
  30. @alfakb@grammarnet provides fun infographics about grammar, idioms, etc at their site. Simply click http://grammar.net 

One note: sometimes some websites tend to use one ‘kind’ of English: American or British. It depends on the country of the web.

Why you should learn English online: it’s flexible (time  and place), you can control your own learning (speed  and need),  and it’s FREE!

Last words from me:

“Don’t waste your money & bandwidth for something useless & meaningless. Spend them wisely! Learn English online!”

Compiled and written by @NenoNeno at @EnglishTips4U on April 15, 2013

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