1. Language Help
The Language Centre's "Language Links" (Kielilinkkejä/Språklänkar) - a page with a variety of language links that pertain to the different faculties at the University of Helsinki
World Service English Learning - one of the very best sites
for learning and practising English.
English for Academic
Purposes - from the University of Hertfordshire UK, lots of
good advice and exercises.
- lots of interactive resources.
English Club all sorts of resources for learning English.
Council website has lots of different ways of learning English.
Grammar of English - online course in English grammar for university
Interactive grammar - basic elements of English grammar, clearly set out.
to Grammar and Writing - this page has won lots of prizes for
its help with grammar.
Grammar - prizewinning electronic grammar course from the University
Abitreenit - YLE pages with all sorts of help and exercises.
3. Online Help
Centre - get help fast from an international team of volunteer
4. Words, slang and idioms
Idiom of the Day
Word of the Day
- Macmillan's weekly buzzword, and archives.
Everyday phrases from the extensive English
Story Archives - texts from various field followed by tasks
Goodreads - a wonderful site for finding good books to read.
- Britain’s best weekly magazine with good articles for reading
Study Skills for Dyslexic Students gives advice on reading and writing from Sheffield University
6. Speaking and Pronunciation
Oral Presentations - a whole course, with lots of excellent advice, real opportunities for practice and video examples from the University
of Masaryk, Brno.
accents - recordings of British voices with a wide range of accents.
University On-line Writing Lab
Phrasebank from the University of Manchester. Good advice for
Study Skills for Dyslexic Students gives advice on writing and reading from Sheffield University
Dartmouth College Writing Program gives advice on writing in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Sciences as well as for students with English as a second language.
4 - Great opportunities for listening practice here, often including
Pulse of the Planet: National Geographic's site with text, sound and pictures
University of California Irvine - listen to courses and prominent speakers.
Listening Lounge - real people, language tasks and transcripts.