Useful sites for online English practice

Listening, speaking, and writing

1. Lyrics Training

Play your favourite song with video and fill in the lyrics. Videos play and pause automatically as you type and you can set the difficulty as you please. A fantastic online resource at

2. English Central


Watch, listen, and speak. All in one place. An excellent learning site at

3. Newsy


News videos with transcripts at

4. Listen and Write

Perhaps a more serious one? Improve your listening and writing skills with online dictation at

Grammar & vocabulary practice

5. English at Home


Neatly prepared online grammar and vocabulary exercises for your self-improvement at

6. ESOL Courses


A rich treasure trove for self-practice at different levels at


7. BBC Learning English

Ah, the good old auntie Beeb. Plenty of online English practice at

And what are your favourites? Can you recommend more? Please, do share in the comments!



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