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Here you can find hundreds of links to other places on the web where you can learn English. Make sure you bookmark this page and if you like it, you can E-mail this page to a friend by clicking the "e-mail this page" link at the bottom of the page.
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ARGOT ONLINE LEARNING CENTRE
Each of the following pages leads you to hundreds of interesting educational web sites selected by our teachers at ALC. Enjoy!
Sites teaching multiple skills
The British Council (Learn English) Learn English is a free site from the British Council, the United Kingdom's international organisation for educational and cultural relations. This site also has activities for Kids (children aged 8 - 12 years) in the LearnEnglish Kids Zone, and (coming soon) a Professional zone for working people who need English for business and other professional purposes. The first of these is the MilitaryEnglish zone.
Grammar & Writing
Collection of Links
Dave Sperling's choice of pronunciation web sites.
Vocabulary & Idioms
Techniques & Exercises
Etymology is the study of Word Origins. It is a very good way for learning new words
MAILING LISTS (for Advanced students)
A Word A Day Sent out every weekday.
Collins Cobuild Wordwatch A weekly mailing from a British dictionary publisher.
dictionary.com Word of the Day
Merriam-Webster Daily Buzzword Follow the links to subscribe.
Merriam-Webster’s Word of the Day A daily mailing
Take Our Word For It A weekly preview mailing list.
TipWorld The relevant list is called Word origins. Daily.
VocabularyMail A daily mailing.
Word Spy Focuses on new words.
Dave Sperling's selected links for Toefl on the internet.
TestMagic.com is a FREE online resource for the TOEFL, GMAT, and GRE tests with FREE on-line practice questions, vocabulary lists, test information, and classes to help you improve your score fast on these tests.
Listening & Speaking
Listening /Speaking SkillsListening on the Web
an inventory of web sites containing exercises that improve your listening in English. Listening materials on the Internet mainly use two kinds of software: Real Audio and Shockwave. You will need to check that you computer is capable of running the latest versions of the software. You also need to remember that downloading sound files can take a long time. Downloading video can take even longer. RealAudio files often sound better the second time you play them.
About English Reading
Improve your reading comprehension through biographies of famous Canadians.