STUDYING ENGLISH IN THE UK
- Visit Britain: British Tourist Information Board
- Visit Britain in Spanish.
- Project Britain: British Life, Culture and Customs. Visit this section for curious traditions.
- Learn English Free: More about Culture and Traditions.
- Isabel Pérez’s site: learn about holidays and traditions through activities.
- Activities for esl students: Grammar, vocabulary and much more.
- Isabel Pérez’s site: grammar, vocabulary, listening, games and all you can imagine.
- Learn English Free Online: everything you can imagine to practise English, even a “chat room”.
- English Grammar Online: more activities of all kind.
- Longman’s Cutting Edge: activities, links and a chat.
- Autoenglish.org: activities, videos, listening, etc.
- mansioningles.com: activities, listenings etc.
- Marc Chagall College: activities for basic level.
- Randall’s Cyber ESL Lab: Listening activities for all levels.
- Podcastsinenglish.com: Weekly podcast with video and activities. Good for all levels. Podcasts are free, but to download activities you need to pay for a subscription.
- BBC Learning English: Different podcasts with activities, video and a series.
- RepeatAfterUs.com: Plays, prose, poetry, fairy tales, etc.
- Everydayenglish.com: Videos with grammar explanations for all levels.
- English Listening Practice: Listening activities and other resources.
- Voa News: News with an American accent.
- mansioningles: listenings with differentiated tasks for all levels.
- EFL club movies: Activities with movie trailers and videoclips.
- EFL club songs: Activities with songs
- Free Audio Books: Download audio books in English in different formats (mp3, iPod, etc.).
- Arlyn Freed’s Listening Resources: List of links to assorted listening activities.
- The Internet TESL Journal: Assorted links for all levels.
- Learn English through movies
- Reyes Ferreras’ compilation: a compilation of sites to practise your listening skills.
- Randall’s Cyber ESL Lab: Listening activities – do the activities for the easy level.
- Podcastsinenglish.com: Weekly podcast with video and activities. Do the activities for Level 1. Podcasts are free, but to download activities you need to pay for a subscription.
- mansioningles: listenings with differentiated tasks – do the activities for level ‘Básico’.
- ELLLO: Real life conversations with different accents. Good for Intermedio 1 and 2, y Avanzado 1
- Global English Salon: Artículos actuales que se pueden escuchar (con acento americano) y leer
- Breaking News English: news articles for reading or listening. Good for Intermedio 2 and above.
Avanzado 1 and 2:
- BBC Four Interviews: interviews with actors, composers, singers, politicians, athletes, etc.
- Cinema Activities: Online activities based on movie trailers.
- English as Second Language: Several activities for this level, it also includes some indications to improve your listening.
- List of listening links for B2 level
www.bbc.co.uk website to improve with exercises
OUR TEXT BOOKS:
Amazon: British shop with books, dvds, and many other things. Prices are quite reasonable.
● Canary Books – C/ Senador Castillo Olivares 51, Las Palmas de G. C.
● Idiomátika – C/ Senador Castillo Olivares 52, Las Palmas de G. C.
– Plazoleta Farray, C/Fernando Guanarteme, Las Palmas de G. C.
- The Guardian
- The Independent
- The Times
- The Daily Mail
- The Daily Mirror
- Metro News. This newspaper is easier to read than other national newspapers.
- Island Connections. This one is written in the Canary Islands.
- The Canary News
- Entertainment Weekly: Movies, tv, books, etc.
- Time Out London: Things to do in London.
- People Magazine
- National Geographic
- Youkioske.com: read magazines from all over the world and in all languages.
- kiosko.net: all today’s newspapers online.
TV AND RADIO:
- BBC: British tv and radio.
- NPR: US National Public Radio
- NBC: American TV
- FOX tv. American TV
- ABC: American TV