Resources on ELT

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Breaking News English

ReadTheory

Dream Reader

M-Reader

Extensive Reading Central

The Times in Plain English

Books

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Listening

ESL Lab

ELLLO

ESL Song Lyrics

This American Life

Leo Listening

Luke’s English Podcast

Books

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Speaking

Talk English

Go Natural English

Present Like a Pro

Books

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Pronunciation

Rachel’s English

YouGlish

Pronunciapedia

The Flow of English

Books

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Writing

Help Me Write

Purdue Online Writing Lab

Academic Phrasebank

FLAX (Flexible Language Acquisition)

Springer Exemplar

A Research Guide for Students

Books

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Grammar

“Arguments over grammar and style are often as fierce as those over IBM versus Mac and as fruitless as Coke versus Pepsi.”
— Jack Lynch

Perfect English Grammar

Reported Speech Converter

GramCheck

The Internet Grammar of English

Books

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Vocabulary

Compleat Lexical Tutor

The Corpus of Contemporary American English (COCA)

Academic Vocabulary

SKELL (Sketch Engine for Language Learning)

Netspeak

Just the Word

Words to Use

Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries – Word of the Day

Books

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Idioms

Everyday English Idioms

ESL Idiom Page by Dennis Oliver

English Idioms Sayings and Slang

English In A Minute (Voice of America)

Idiom of the Day

Books

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IELTS

ielts.org

IELTS Liz

DC IELTS

Books

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TOEFL

TOEFL (ETS)

Note Full

Magoosh TOEFL

Wiki TOEFL

ETS TOEFLtv

Books

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Dictionaries

Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries

Oxford Learner’s Dictionary of Academic English

Cambridge Dictionary

Free Online Collocations Dictionary

Collins Dictionary


All Skills (Integrated)

LearnEnglish (British Council)

Learning English (Voice of America)

BBC Learning English

Simple English Videos

Real English

Espresso English

Using English for Academic Purposes

EAP Foundation

Academic English Online

English for University

LESLIE (Learning English as a Second Language in English): A Chat Robot

RealLife English

Learnex

PhraseMix

English Central

USA Learns

FluentU English Learning Blog

EnglishAnyone

To Fluency

English with a Twist

English at Home

Learn with Jo

My English Teacher

The ABA English

All Things Topics


For Kids 

Sesame StreetSesame Street

Oxford Owl

LearnEnglish Kids

Highlights Kids

Fun Brain

PBS Kids

Literactive

KidsTV123

Super Simple

Genki English


Learn English with Music

EnglishClass101.com: Lyric Lab

Lyrics Training

ESL Song Lyrics


Learn English with Webcomics

Comics English

Hyperbole and a Half

The Oatmeal

Dinosaur Comics

Dr. McNinja

Doctor Cat

Girls With Slingshots

Two Guys and Guy

 Stick in the Mud


Other Websites and Blogs Mainly for Teachers

  • elt-resourceful

    Full of tips and ideas for creating ELT and ESOL materials by Rachael Roberts

  • An A-Z of ELT

    Scott Thornbury’s blog

  • EFL Magazine

    Free English teaching resources. ESL lesson plans, Teach English abroad, English teaching. TEFL lesson plans. lesson plans for ESL teachers.

  • UsingEnglish

    Resources to learn the English language for ESL, EFL, ESOL, and EAP students and teachers.

  • OUP: English Language Teaching Global Blog

    This blog is intended for teachers, trainers, lecturers, authors and anyone else with an interest in keeping up with what’s happening in the world of ELT and what we’re up to.

  • Film English

    A place for teacher, teacher trainer and writer Kieran Donaghy to share his lesson plans.

  • eLanguages

    An elearning research and development group in Modern Languages at the University of Southampton leading elearning initiatives and delivering online solutions.

  • Language Teaching Professionals

    David Paul’s site for supporting the professional development of language teachers.

  • ELT Connect

    Free resources and networking platform on ELT

  • TeachThought

    Ideas and resources for K-20 teachers

  • American English

    A website for teachers and learners of English as a foreign language abroad

  • Cambridge Extra

    A blog hosted by Linguist List that seeks to provide the global linguistics community with information, news, updates and special offers from the world of linguistics

  • The LINGUIST List

    A site dedicated to providing information on language and language analysis, and to providing the discipline of linguistics with the infrastructure necessary to function in the digital world

  • FluentU English Educator Blog

    ESL resources that will shake up your classroom and get students psyched to learn

  • Tutela

    The online community for ESL/FSL professionals


Journals for Teachers

Periodicals of Interest in Applied Linguistics & TESOL by Michael Lessard-Clouston

Choosing the Right International Journal in TESOL and Applied Linguistics by Willy A Renandya

What are Bogus Journals and Why Should We Avoid Them? by Willy A. Renandya

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Books for Teachers

List of ELT Publishers by TEFLtastic

List of ELT e-Books by ELT Magazine

List of Indie ELT Books by ELTjam

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Articles for Teachers

State-of-the-Art Articles published in Language Teaching Surveys and Studies

Examples:

Needs Analysis in Language Teaching by Richard West (1994)

Own-language Use in Language Teaching and Learning by Graham Hall and Guy Cook (2012)

Materials Development for Language Learning and Teaching by Brian Tomlinson (2012)

Evaluation and English Language Teaching by Pauline Rea-Dickins (1994)

World Englishes: approaches, issues and resources by Braj B. Kachru (1992)

The role of literature in Instructed Foreign Language Learning and Teaching: An Evidence-based Survey by Amos Paran (2008)

Key Concepts in ELT published in ELT Journal


Social Media

Teacher Voices: English Language Teacher Professional Development Group

Women in ELT