The first one is popular all over the world and is hosted by the BBC *British Broadcasting Corporation. It provides basic to intermediate information and exercises and is worth visiting daily.
For those of you with more advanced English language skills the next site is valuable for listening and reading. You can view many video talks by professionals from all over the world in English and under the video window, there is an option to read the text to the talk.
There is also this site with a range of documentaries in English.
For help with increasing your vocabulary this following site has been invaluable for students of English and for English writers who are seeking alternative words for their books and articles. The original book was published in 1852, however the website is much easier to read and access.
English informal phrases can be difficult to understand as they do not translate well from a dictionary or google translate. This site has a vast selection of phrases and explanations.
For those of you interested in reading more English, there are a variety of free classic novels and books for learners of all abilities on this site.
For people interested in free English and American TV programmes then the next site shows streaming TV and a vast range of other English speaking TV programmes.
Finally, if you have decided to move to another country, for work or English practice, then it's vital that you know how much everything costs. This site can help you compare the costs and conditions in another city COMPARED to where you are now. Remember that a good salary is not always good if the high cost of living takes it away.....
I hope all of you have had a good summer, and whatever your circumstances I hope you continue to enjoy learning and exploring the English language. Let me know if any of the links don't work and I will fix it. Enjoy them and share them with others who want to improve their listening, reading and speaking skills.
Yours faithfully, as always, Admin.