Most popular links: the best of the best
Most popular linksthe best of the best
We all know the problem: a flood of websites to learn English at your fingertips, but you just don't know which ones to trust. Don't worry, we have the solution! Here is a handpicked list of the most popular links. … more
These free English-learning websites…
Just have a look around and find the ones that are perfect for you!
- are all of high quality
- were found to be very helpful by other learners
- help you make your learning fun and effective
The best free online learning resources:
Save Links as PDF
LEO Dictionary - Clear and Comprehensive
This established dictionary with over 803,000 entries is well-organized and easy to use. Every word includes audio playback of the pronunciation and example sentences.
If you'd like to translate multiple words from a text, click "Search in a text" and copy your text into the field. By clicking on individual words in your text, you can quickly find many different translations
By registering for my LEO (also entirely free) you can save vocabulary words to practice later. You can find more information about the vocabulary trainer in the
BBC Learning English - Lessons for Lower Intermediate Learners
A high-quality learning portal that provides many lessons for foundational English topics (communication situations, vocabulary, grammar). Attractive layout and many interactive units.
Learning English with Dialogues
This English learning website is all about authentic speech and conversation. Each unit comprises of an exemplary dialogue that you can listen to, as well as numerous exercises that will help you practice what you have learned. The
helps you improve your English regulary. Completely free and without registration!
Voice of America - News Words
A great opportunity to expand your vocabulary by watching videos. This site will help you learn new words that are often heard in the news – "News Words". New vocabulary is presented in context with American pronunciation, multiple examples and pictures.
British Council - Extensive Portal
A true goldmine of content for training your listening comprehension! Under "Listen and Watch" you can access many different audio and video recordings that have follow-up activities and exercises. Choose between entertaining stories, interesting reports or short series.
Business English Pod - Extensive List of Podcasts
A huge selection of podcasts about different areas of the professional world, all available for free. From negotiations to telephone calls and argumentation, here you can find interesting content that is also relevant for general communication in English. With transcripts and exercises.
Librivox - English Audio Books and Poetry
Listen to a vast selection of popular books and poems in English. High-quality recordings and a well-designed website. What's more, all of the audio books and poems can be downloaded.
British Council - Reading Comprehension
With a variety of different texts, high-quality audio reports, and interactive exercises you can improve your listening, reading, and writing skills. To find content for beginners, hover over the menu item "Skills", select a category, then click on "Level A1".
Do you know of other free learning resources, that could be in this list? Share them with us. Thanks!