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Fun lessons with quizzes and games for learning grammar. Tests and tips on reading and fun topics like sports, movies and music for building vocabulary. ESL podcasts for listening plus spelling and pronunciation rules and games. Writing and speaking tips, idioms and slang references and so much more. All for fun and all for free!!


Free resources including lesson plans, printable ESL worksheets, grammar and vocab classroom handouts and fun ESL activities and games. You’ll also find teaching tips, advice and resources for TEFL training, a TEFL forum and ESL job offers from China and around the world. Free for all teachers!


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ESL Songs
Jonathon's ESL Songs
Over 40 songs for learning English. Listen, read the words and sing along!
Football Vocab
For Football Fans!
Soccer's history, rules, top players. Vocab and quizzes!
Play Hangman Online!
Find the right word in time ... or he'll hang you!
Hear English Everywhere
7 Ways to Hear English
Listening practice 24/7. Internet, radio, TV, more...
English Prepositions List
Learn English Prepositions
Example sentences, quizzes, pictures. DOWNLOAD now!
Phrasal Verbs
Phrasal Verbs
Her alarm woke her up. Learn 100s of phrasal verbs. Quizzes for them all!
Business English English for Work TOEFL TOEIC IELTS English Idioms Word of the Day Sports Vocabulary
TALKING POINT Discussion and Homework
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ESL or EFL? What do ESL and EFL mean? ESL stands for English as a Second Language. EFL stands for English as a Foreign Language. ESL is used when people learn English in an English speaking country. EFL is used when people learn English in a non-English speaking country. Is this important? Not very, if you are a student. But there are some important technical considerations for teachers.