For learners and teachers of English

Thursday, December 09, 2004  

Blog transferred to www.englishblog.com.

posted by Jeffrey Hill | Thursday, December 09, 2004

Saturday, September 20, 2003  

BBC World Service | Learning English
News English, Audio, Video, Business English, Grammar & Vocabulary, Message Boards, Discussion Groups and Quizzes are just some of the resources available here. Perhaps the best site on the web?

posted by Jeffrey Hill | Saturday, September 20, 2003

Sunday, January 05, 2003  

Guardian Unlimited Quiz Room
Dozens of quizzes covering the news, general knowledge, psychology, work and trivia and many more topics. Could you be Miss World? Find out here!

posted by Jeffrey Hill | Sunday, January 05, 2003

Friday, December 20, 2002  

MED Magazine
The monthy webzine of the Macmillan English Dictionary. The December 2002 issue has a feature on Christmas traditions, an article on False Friends and looks at UK and US CVs. Back Issues are also available making this a very rich resource.

posted by Jeffrey Hill | Friday, December 20, 2002

Sunday, December 01, 2002  

English Pronunciation Tip of the Day
Over 160 tips to help you improve your English pronunciation. Some have sound files. Useful links to other pronunciation and phonology sites.

posted by Jeffrey Hill | Sunday, December 01, 2002

Saturday, November 23, 2002  

Blackmask Online
Online books you can download for free in various formats. Categories include Australia, Biography, Fiction, History, Mystery (Sherlock Holmes, Agatha Christie) and loads more.

posted by Jeffrey Hill | Saturday, November 23, 2002


This website is intended mainly for discussing English word origins, phrases or idioms. There are also many links to word-related resources. You can also download WordWeb, a free utility which allows you to look up the meaning of words from within another program.

posted by Jeffrey Hill | Saturday, November 23, 2002


Using English for Academic Purposes - A Guide for International Students
Andy Gillet of the University of Hertfordshire has produced an essential resource for anyone who following academic courses in English. All the key skill areas are covered including vocabulary, reading, writing and speaking. The site has a wide range of activities as well as lots of clear explanations.

posted by Jeffrey Hill | Saturday, November 23, 2002

Friday, November 22, 2002  

Language Tools
This page full of language tools, developed by Google, will be most helpful to persons looking to translate short passages of text or entire Web pages. First, the page provides an engine that allows users to search for pages composed in over thirty languages. The most helpful feature, though, is a translator that lets users translate text passages and Web pages from English into five different languages, and several different European languages back into English.

posted by Jeffrey Hill | Friday, November 22, 2002

Wednesday, November 20, 2002  

Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary: Home Page
Apart from the online dictionary, the resources on this site include a News Reader featuring articles on people and events that have recently been in the news, crosswords and vocabulary exercises.

posted by Jeffrey Hill | Wednesday, November 20, 2002