More Links for Improving Your English
Free Business English resources for students, including vocab, grammar and exercises.
BBC Learning English has been teaching English to global audiences since 1943, offering free audio, video and text materials.
ESL Downloadable MP3 Files
Todd Beuckens' English Language Listening Library Online.
Fun games for building your vocabulary
Family Feud 2
Dictionaries & Thesauruses
http://www.wordreference.com/ (word forms, DE, forum)
http://dictionary.cambridge.org/ (best for word forms, + DE)
http://www.enacademic.com/ (academic dictionaries and encyclopaedia)
https://www.vocabulary.com/ (example usage/word lists)
http://www.collinsdictionary.com/ (example usage)
http://www.wordhippo.com/ - (useful tools, thesaurus)
https://www.powerthesaurus.org/ (idiom/expression/phrase finder)
https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/ (grammatical terms)
http://www.thesaurus.com/ (best overview + idioms)
http://www.linguee.de/ (DE-ENG dic, with example usage)
http://dict.leo.org/?lang=de&lp=ende (dic with forum)
http://www.urbandictionary.com/ (very colloquial!)
Connect with English Web
Featuring the story of Rebecca, an aspiring singer on a journey across America, Connect With English offers 50 fifteen-minute video programs that will teach English as a second language to high school students, college students and adult learners. Produced by WGBH Boston.
Each week, the BBC looks at phrases used in the English language.
American English Speech Web
The OLI American English Dialect course from Carnegie Mellon supplies the necessary reinforcement of dialectical structure, audio, production technique and phonetic representation for each sound.
Learn and practice useful English with the BBC.
Focuses on conversational English, with an emphasis on idioms and slang.
Business English iTunes Free
Learn the English you will need to function effectively in an American business environment.
It gets solid reviews.
English as a Second Language iTunes Free
Free Lessons from HACC, Central Pennsylvanias Community College.
A very well liked collection of ESL lessons. Over 100 episodes in the collection.