Online Resources for Learning English
The Academic Word List
This list was developed by Averil Coxhead and includes words most frequently used in Academic English.
For more information on the development of this list, see http://www.victoria.ac.nz/lals/resources/academicwordlist/.
Free Links to Practice English Online:
English Grammar Quizzes
Go to “English Quizzes” to access grammar quizzes. You can also use the “Grammar Glossary” under References to review grammar terminology and usage.
This site offers, Easy, Medium or Difficult Grammar and Vocabulary quizzes, or you can access bilingual materials in your own language.
English Homophones and Confusing Words
This website is used to look up a word’s definition and compare the word to similar-sounding words.
This website lists the most common homophones used in English.
The BBC Learning English page has resources on idioms, slang, news, quizzes, and more. Please note that all materials on this site are in British English.