Английский язык English Version Useful Websites for Learning English

Useful Websites for Learning English

macmillan.ru

macmillanenglish.com

onestopenglish.com

palgrave.com

http://www.britishcouncil.org/learnenglish-central-news-current.htm?mtklink=central-learnenglish-portal-popular-offers

 English teaching staff owned by British Council Russia can be found here.

www.bbc.co.uk/radio/

General programmes from England: news, sports, factual, talk shows, which can be listened to again and again.

www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/index.shtml

General English language learning site, lots of different areas, grammar, stories, news? All can be listened to again and again, exercises to go with them.

www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/news/words/business

This is business words in the news.

www.abc.net.au/am/default.htm

News from the Australian ABC radio network with transcripts

www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/news/words/business/tendays/site.shtml

Interesting sequence of events with exercises, audio, scripts, for general business

www.loe.org

Environmental subjects, with transcripts. No exercises

www.focusenglish.com/dialogues/ 

Conversations with transcripts.

www.literacynet.org/cnnsf/archives.html

Lots of stories/news and otherwise. With transcripts and exercises (from CNN)

www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour/interviews/

Audio interviews with many different famous people, no transcripts

www.repeatafterus.com
various quotes, stories, etc., wit

www.talking-book-store.com/Title.aspx?titleId=5848

www.poemhunter.com/poets/

www.creativeteachingsite.com

Online grammar (says it all):
www.edufind.com/English/grammar/index.cfm

E. L. Easton (looks to be a good site full of ideas and activities):
www.eleaston.com (US English)

Emile’s Webenglish (Some articles with quizzes, and other stuff):
www.angelfire.com/az2/webenglish/

English@ Home (a site crammed with things for the teacher and the student):
www.english-at-home.com

English Baby (some online articles with listening, discussion, and quizzes – NICE! – Would go well with the chat rooms on E1D):
www.englishbaby.com/community/index.htm

English Club (loads for the teacher and the student):
www.englishclub.com

Ernie’s activity page (a short list of warmers and fillers):
www.lingolex.com/userpages/Ernie.html

About’s EFL pages (SHED LOADS of stuff – articles, activities, lesson plans, etc.):
www.esl.about.com

ESL Lounge (A plethora of resources and lesson plans):
www.everythingesl.net

ESL Gold (A very nice site with ideas based on the skills and areas):
www.eslgold.com/site.jsp?resource=pag ex home

film scripts
www.script-o-rama.com

The Internet TESL Journal’s links page (TONS OF STUFF for all):
http://iteslj.org/links/

If you are not sure of the exact use of a word, or other words it collocates with, simply type in the word and this program will give you 50 examples of the word in use in real life.

www.collins.co.uk/Corpus/CorpusSearch.aspx


For Teachers and Students:

www.churchillhouse.com/english/word.html

Here you can get a free phrasal verb from Mon-Fri every week; the phrasal verbs each week are based on the same topic, and the following Monday, you get an extra e-mail with a text with blank spaces, and the answers – all about the previous week’s phrasal verbs. This can be used by the teacher in class, or the students can signup themselves.

http://www.inopressa.ru/
Russian versions of world print media resources, including articles from British papers e.g. Guardian, Times, Sunday Telegraph etc.

www.effingpot.com

The American's guide to speaking British.
The seven sections contain over 1000 words and expressions that differ in their usage between the US and the UK.

Online dictionaries

www.dictionary.cambridge.org
www.oup.com/elt/oald
http://www.chambersharrap.co.uk/chambers/index.shtml
www.peevish.co.uk/slang
www.foldoc.org
www.m-w.com
www.wordsmyth.net

British and Irish Media online

TV&Radio

British Broadcasting Corporation [BBC] television&radio

http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio/podcasts/directory/

BBC audio on the move - a wide range of programmes and highlights are available as podcasts for you to download for free.

Classic FM (UK) radio podcasts and downloads
http://www.classicfm.co.uk/sectional.asp?id=13478

Virgin Radio podcasts and downloads

http://www.virginradio.co.uk/djs_shows/shows/podcasts/index.html

BBC prime
http://www.bbcprime.com/Default.aspx
Great British entertainment and a rich mix of the very best entertainment from the BBC - from award-winning comedy and drama to ground-breaking documentaries and lifestyle series dealing with cooking, fashion, gardening and interior design.

Granada Television

SkyNews
www.sky.com


Discovery Channel

Channel Four
www.channelfour.co.uk


London Broadcasting Corporation [LBC]

Independent [television]

Print Media

Reuters [news agency]

www.reuters.co.uk

www.timesonline.co.uk

http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/tools_and_services/podcasts/
downloadable podcasts from Britain’s oldest newspaper


http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/times_online_tv/
Times newspaper online watchable TV programmes

The SundayTimes

www.timesonline.co.uk

Daily Mail
www.dailymail.co.uk


The Daily Telegraph
www.dailytelegraph.co.uk

Evening Standard
www.thisislondon.co.uk

The Express
www.express.co.uk

The Guardian
www.theguardian.co.uk

The Observer
www.theguardian.co.uk


The Independent
www.independent.co.uk


Sunday Independent
www.independent.ie

Ireland’s most popular newspaper online articles

Marie Claire
http://www.marieclaire.co.uk/ 
Britain’s top fashion newspaper online


Midweek
http://www.midweek.com/
Hawaii’s favourite newspaper

The Mirror
www.mirror.co.uk
Brirish tabloid online oddering celebrity, sport, today’s news


The Sun 
www.currantbun.com


Australian & New Zealand Media online

TV&Radio

TVQ 10 Brisbane

Print Media

The New Zealand Herald
www.nzherald.co.nz

New Zealand’s Latest National, World, Business, Sport, Entertainment News and Weather

Canadian Media online

Print Media

The Toronto Star
www.thestar.com

The Washington Post
www.washingtonpost.com

Philadelphia Daily News
www.phillynews.com/daily_news

Time
www.pathfinder.com/time/

 
British Film Studios
http://www.pinewoodgroup.com/gen/Pinewood_Studios_Group.aspx
a joint web-site for Pinewood, Shepperton and Teddington film studios

Ealing studios
http://www.ealingstudios.co.uk/index_flash.html

Home to an incredible selection of stars, features and television series, as well as inivative music videos and unforgettable radio and television commercials, Ealing Studios can claim to be the oldest film studio in the world. The stages and offices are steeped in history having survived the onset of the talkies, two world wars and the more recent technological advances in film and TV. 

BBC Films
http://www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfilms/

A feature film-making arm of the BBC, firmly established at the forefront of British independent film-making and co-produces approximately eight films a year. Working in partnership with major international and UK distributors, including The Weinstein Company, Miramax, Fox, Buena Vista, Pathé, Momentum, UIP and Sony, BBC Films aims to make strong British films with range and ambition.

BFI Films
http://filmstore.bfi.org.uk/acatalog/info_2780.html

Handmade films

Aardman Animations
http://www.aardman.com/
Britain’s largest animation studio

Revolution Films
http://www.revolution-films.com/


UK & World Film Database

www.bfi.org
www.imdb.co.uk

Australian & New Zealand Film Studios

Victoria

Canadian Film Studios

Farewell studios
http://www.farewellstudios.com/

Toronto film studio
http://www.tfstudios.ca/main_page.htm

Vancouver Film Studios
http://www.vancouverfilmstudios.com/index.html

The National Film Board of Canada
http://www.nfb.ca/index.php

South African, Indian, Pakistani and Caribbean Film Studios

Bollywood
http://www.bollywood.com/

Hollywood Studios

Columbia Pictures and Tristar
Metro Goldwyn Mayer
Twentieth Century Fox
Universal Studios
Miramax
Walt Dysney
Studio Canal+

US & World Film Database

www.imdb.com