Learn English conversation and grammar online

Do you want to learn English at home or on your mobile device? Learn English conversation and grammar online with these free online ESL resources.  The information on this page includes some of the best free English classes and programs that we have found online. There are also some good apps you can download onto your mobile device.

Best websites for learning English

BBC Learning English

Short courses and videos to help you gain new listening skills.

Breaking News English

Listening and worksheets for different levels of ESL speakers based on current events.

Busuu

Interactive courses with a world-wide language learning community.

Elllo

Helps with listening skills. You can choose topics based on your personal interests like sports, history, or travel.

English for Everyone

This website has worksheets and quizzes you can use to practice your English.

English Page

This website offers free online lessons and resources, with lots of exercises of different grammar topics

Exam English

Many different free practice tests (such as the TOEFL) to help prepare you for English language tests for school or the workplace.

Fun Easy English

Has many different ESL resources, including over 2000 English conversation videos you can watch.

GlobalEnglish

GlobalEnglish has online courses to help you learn English that  you can use at work. Send your name and email to info@therefugeecenter.org to sign up for free classes.

Grammarly

A website that corrects people’s mistakes, with apps you can download to check your writing. There is also a handbook on their website offering clear explanations about grammar, punctuation and other topics.

Lang-8

Helps you learn to write in English with help from a native speaker.

Purdue ESL Lab

Grammar and Pronunciation Tips.

USA Learns

USA Learns has three free English courses to help you learn beginning and intermediate English

VOA Special English

Listen to the news in slow English to check your comprehension skills.

Vocab Sushi

Helps you gain new vocabulary skills.

Best apps for learning English

Duolingo

Duolingo records when you speak to help you with pronunciation.

FluentU

This app uses real videos to help you learn from actual native speakers. You can watch different topics.

Lingokids

This app is for children ages 2-8. They can learn English through games, songs, and puzzles. If you would like free access, email us at info@therefugeecenter.org.

Do you want to practice writing and studying English? We offer free online GED® and citizenship classes.

Although the classes are focused on GED® and citizenship, they are very good classes to help you learn English because you can study English while also viewing the classes in your language. This helps you learn English faster. Go to the classroom now.

 

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