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Do you want to improve your English in your own time and pace? Check the following sites for your own English studies:

Listening

Listening Skills Practice Choose level B1. If it is too difficult, choose A2
TEDEd Lessons Choose a video to listen to, then click on “Think” and answer the questions
Lyrics Training Listen to your favourite songs and write down the lyrics
PewDiePie Funny videos to watch and have a laugh

Listen to Podcasts

Serial Listen to a popular American radio podcast serial about a missing highschool
Luke’s ENGLISH Podcast Listen to a British teacher talking about various things
Jamaica Inn Listen to the famous story by Daphne duMaurier with transcript, word list and activities

Reading

Read Theory You need a password from your teacher.
ReadWorks You need a password from your teacher.
Studyladder Choose a text, read and answer some questions.
CommonLit Choose a theme, a question and a text to read

Reading and Listening

Audiobooks Read and listen at the same time
English e-books Abbreviated, downloadable books with audio
Loyal Books Classic Books, downloadable with audio

Reading Assistance

Text Summarizer Input the page url you want summarize or Copy and paste your text
ReadWordify Read your text with simpler vocabulary and learn the new words
Readlang can help you understand the text on the Web
ProWritingAid gives you suggestions on how to improve your text

Vocabulary

Free Rice Choose the correct meaning of the word and donate rice to those in need
Crossword Puzzles Choose a category on the left and click the number to see the clue

Writing

Narrative and Personal Writing 500 prompts for journal writing. Start from the beginning and skip the ones that do not interest you, or choose your own topics from the whole list
How to Write an Essay A basic university course
English Grammar and Essay Writing A follow-up univerisity course

Games

10 fast fingers Practise your typing speed and spelling at the same time
PowerMyLearning LogIn required. Discuss with your teacher to get assignments that you will enjoy
Akinator LEt the computer guess who you are thinking of
PewDiePie
Mission US A game about American History

Language Focus

Speed Verbs Practise spelling some irregular verb forms
Skillswise Various games to check on your grammar skills
Proof Reading Correct the mistakes in the text and check your answers
Studyladder Focus on native speakers’ language skills