English & the Internet
The Internet provides students with an inexhaustible supply of material and resources. It can compliment your course by bringing language learning to life..
The Internet also offers exciting opportunities for meaningful interaction in the target language. This interaction can take place between the students and native speakers anywhere in the world. The interaction can be asynchronous (email) or synchronous in the form of audio chats or voice and video messaging.
There are several internet sites which provide Free English Lessons You just have to type English in your search engine, and choose.
The best way to improve your oral English (speaking and listening) is to listen, watch and speak, of course within an English Circle for example.
Listening & Watching:
Audio and Video resources with free content:
www.bbc.co.uk (Site of British Broadcasting Corporation, British public Radio and Television)
www.channel4.com/news/video/ (Independent TV Channel)
www.sky.com/skynews/video (Private News Channel)
http://www.dailyesl.com/ (Conversationstarters for English students)
www.Pbs.org (Site of Public Broadcasting Service, American public television)
www.npr.org (Site of National Public Radio, American public radio)
http://edition.cnn.com/video/ (Private TV Channel)
Sites of Major quality Newspapers with free content:
www.timesonline.co.uk (The Times)
www.guardian.co.uk/ (The Guardian)
www.independent.co.uk (The Independent)
Sites of magazines:
www.economist.com (The Economist)
www.newstatesman.co.uk (The Newstatesman)
www.spectator.co.uk (The Spectator)
www.prospect-magazine.co.uk/ (Prospect magazine)
www.nytimes.com (New York Times)
www.washingtonpost.com (Washington Post)
www.latimes.com (Los Angeles Times)
www.usatoday.com (USA Today)
www.iht.com (International Herald Tribune)
www.newyorker.com (The New Yorker)
www.theatlantic.com (The Atlantic)
www.salon.com (Salon magazine)
www.thenation.com (The Nation)
www.motherjones.com (Mother Jones)
www.time.com/time (Time magazine)
www.artnewsonline.com/index.cfm (Art News)
www.artforum.com (Art Forum)
www.artdaily.com (Art Daily)
www.art-review.com/index.php (Art Review)
www.artsjournal.com (Arts Journal)
www.artpress.fr (Art Press, bilingual art magazine)
Test of English
for International Communication (TOEIC) measures the ability of non-native English-speaking people to use English in everyday work activities.
There are several internet sites which provide Free Toeic Tests. You just have to type TOIEC in your search engine.
You will also have access to the Toeic Mastery, an interactive Toiec preparation software for practice at home. It is the best Toeic software available.
Toeic Mastery site: http://www.toeicmastery.com/
Other Free Tests at the following sites:
Hope this list is helpful for you!
With best wishes,