English Language Learning

EducationUSA Resources:

EducationUSA Academy- EducationUSA Academy is a short-term academic program that provides English language courses, college preparatory content, tours of diverse colleges and universities, and cross-cultural activities to 15- to 17-year-old students from around the world.

EducationUSA ESL- EducationUSA’s recommendations for formal ESL learning, part of your 5 Steps to U.S. Study.

Online Resources:

BBC Learning English- Learn English through a variety of multimedia resources; news programs, cooking demonstrations, specialized grammar instructions, and more!

Duolingo- A levelled English course for native speakers of anything from French to Arabic to Tamil. Check it out and see if there is a specialised course for you!

English Exam Page- Hone your English skills with these grammar, vocabulary, reading, and speaking modules.

VOA Learning English- Practice and learn with these English lessons, along with a vast collection of videos pertaining to American news stories and pop culture.

ELLLO- Useful and short videos filmed by English speakers from around the world accompanied by questions. Practice your listening and comprehension skills here!

ESLDesk- A master list of every link you could think of– podcasts, web pages, grammar exercises, blogs, and even resources for teachers!


Podcasts are a great way to keep up with studying English. Whether you’re out for a run, commuting to work or school, or just hanging out, podcasts are a convenient tool for learning. Check out what language experts are recommending here and here!

YouTube Channels: Watching YouTube videos can be a great resource for learning English– there is something out there for you whether you are a beginner or advanced. These websites give comprehensive lists of which channels you could surf to get started on your English practice! Check them out here and here!

Language-Specific Resources: Are you trying to learn English but looking for something more based in your native language? There are plenty of resources out there for you no matter what your mother tongue is. Here are a few links to help you get started.

  • EnSimplesPalabras– Learn English “in simple words”; videos concerning grammar, idioms, and more.

English Conversation Meetups: Meetups are a surefire way to get you testing out your abilities in real life, plus it tends to be a lot more fun to learn in a more social setting. Check out the Meetup website to find an Anglophile group near you!

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