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Your guide to English learning resources and online courses

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BBC GCSE Bitesize - English

Learn English from English literature to creative writing and presentation skills using interactive audio, video and game content from Bitesize.

BBC Primary School - Literacy

Online resources to support learning English for kids: primary English and literacy for children aged 4-11 and their teachers including English activities and games.

BBC Skillswise - Words

Learn or improve your English skills online with games and quizzes on English grammar, spelling, reading, writing and English vocabulary.

BBC World Service - English

Online English learning resources for speakers of English as a second language through news, sport, pictures, video and audio resources. The site also offers help and support on how to learn English by specialist English language teachers.

BBC Class clips - English

Search and view a library of videos supporting the learning of English online with a variety of English subjects including poetry, drama, spoken language and writing non fiction.

BBC raw

Expert advice and inspiration to improve your English writing skills from how to write a summary to story writing tips.

BBC English learning resources from Scotland

Learn English with critical evaluation of non-fiction stories, novel and textual analysis, autobiographies and travel writing or download Scottish short stories

English courses

From evening classes and lessons to part-time college courses and university courses, search databases of the UK's leading course finders to help you choose the right English course for you.

Learn English online

Learn English - British Council

Portal linking websites for teachers and learners of English as a Foreign Language and providing fun language practice through themes and skill based English language activities.

Bibliomania

Free online resources supporting learners interested in how to learn English: classic literature, drama and poetry plus detailed literature study guides, reference books, dictionaries, biographies and religious texts.

English Grammar Guide

Learn English online with these free English grammar lessons: English grammar exercises and explanations on English punctuation, adjectives, adverbs and nouns.

Google Book Search

Learn English by managing your personal bookshelf and share online books with friends with this comprehensive library of books covering a variety of subjects.

Poets & Writers

Learn English at advanced level with articles and advice on creative writing, including tools for writers and answers to the top ten issues they are facing, from this US online magazine.

Learn English - British Council

Free English teaching material and advice on how to learn English with classroom activities, lesson plans, quizzes and discussions.

Teachit

Community of teachers sharing online English teaching resources, lessons and worksheets on topics such as essay writing, speaking and listening, drama and Shakespeare.

Alison

Start learning English online today with these free English language skills courses and assessment by one of the world's leading provider of free online courses.

Open University - English

Choose between two free online English courses from the OU: Start Writing Fiction, a creative writing course, and Essay and Report Writing Skills, containing helpful tips to plan, structure and write assignments or reports.

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