Internet Guide for EFL Students and Teachers

links compiled by

Grzegorz Iwanciw

a Senior Lecturer
at Casimir the Great University
in Bydgoszcz, Poland


American Studies



British Studies

Use of English

Online Bookshops


Online Dictionaries





Search Engines & Directories



Website Evaluation






American Studies

The States of the USA 

The Capitals of the USA 

USA Geography Quizzes 

USA Geography Trivia 

USA State Name Origins 

American Studies Index 

Guggenheim Museum - The Collection 

Internet Movie Database

Library of Congress

Smithsonian Institution

White House

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British Studies

An alphabetical listing of UK universities

BBC Parliament

British Government information service

Institute of Contemporary Arts, London

National Gallery Homepage (London)

National Maritime Museum

National Portrait Gallery

Science Museums, Creative Planet, National Railway Museum, National Museum of Photography, Film & TV 

British Council

British Council Poland

The History Channel

The Institute of Contemporary British History

Internet Movie Database

British Comedy Website

Carry On Comedies

The British Academy of Film and Television Arts

Online Newspapers Index (England A-K)

Online Newspapers Index (England L-Z)

Theatres UK and Ireland

Tower of London Virtual Tour

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Use of English

Advanced Conditional Exercises

Grammar Exercises

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Online Dictionaries



Cambridge dictionaries

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionaries

The Free Dictionary

OneLook Dictionary Search

Oxford English Dictionary

Rhyming Dictionary

English Online Dictionaries

Dictionaries and Translators

Google Directory Search for Dictionaries

List of Dictionaries (Monolingual & Bilingual)

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BBC British Council teaching English - quiz downloads

BBC World Service Learning English Grammar and Vocabulary

ELTWEB Grammar

English Learning Quizzes - Test your Grammar Knowledge

Free ESL Resources for Learning English Grammar and Structure.

Free TOEFL Study Practice Guide

Grammar Quizzes - Learning Grammar - Testing Quizzes

Grammar Safari

Grammar Teaching Page

Guide to Grammar & Writing

Interactive English Language Exercises

NetGrammar - Super activities - listening, reading, writing

On Line English Grammar

Teaching ESL-EFL Grammar

Teaching Grammar

Teaching Grammar (

Teaching Grammar (Ohio ESL)

Teaching Grammar (Ohio ESL) Resources

The Grammar Lady

Tips for Teaching Grammar

Tower of English Grammar

Traditional Grammar An Interactive Book

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BBC Radio Channels Online

CNN TV and Radio

ESL Listening Skill Practice

History Channel Speeches Archive

Jazz FM London

Lost & Found Sound - Stories

Randall's Cyber Listening Lab

Real English - Online Videos and Interactive Lessons

Real Player Radio & TV Guide

Teaching Listening (Ohio University ESL)

The America Project Radio Documentaries by Alix Spiegel

The Mercury Theatre on the Air

The Moonlit Road – American Ghost Stories & Strange Folktales


What is podcasting? Wikipedia definition

Basic Information - Introduction to Podcasting (Yahoo)

Information on podcasting

Juice - An example of podcasting software (download)

Podcasting Directory

Yahoo Podcasts

BBC Radio Download and Podcast Trial

New York Times Podcasts

CNN Podcasts

NPR Radio Podcast directory

CBC (Canadian) Radio Podcasts

Podcasting in Education

Podcasting News

Another Podcasting Directory

Yet Another Podcast Directory

Polska Platforma Podcastingowa

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Aesop's Fables - Online Collection - 656+ fables

Anthology of Middle English Literature (1350-1485)

Author Webliography – Information about authors

Bibliomania - Classic fiction E-Books

Classical Greek and Roman texts

Columbia University Bartleby Library

Study Guides for Teachers (Literature at American Schools)

English Literature Early 17th Century (1603-1660)

Indolink Short Stories (all with an interesting twist)

Internet Public Library Literary Criticism

Jack London's Writings

Jack Lynch's Literary Resources on the Net

Literature On the Road (American Literature)

Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet

Our World of Poetry – Poets' Workshop

Poetry Collection

Project Gutenberg - Free E-Books

The Pulitzer Prizes

Representative Poetry

Selected works of Edgar Allan Poe

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare

The Geoffrey Chaucer Website Homepage

The Lesson Plan Library offers literature lesson plans for teachers

The Online Books Page Search

Google Directory Search for LITERATURE

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Online Bookshops

Barnes &

Blackwell's Online Bookshop

Pickabook Books uk

Comparing Book Prices in British Bookshops

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Fonetyka angielska w pigu³ce v 2.0 - Free Online Pronunciation Guides

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CNN Interactive Learning Resources International

ESL Cafe Reading Quizzes

ESLHome Online Passages and Reading Exercises

Teaching Reading (Ohio ESL)

Thousands of newspapers on the Net

Electronic Books


Elibron - Ebooks in English

Best Free Digital Libraries (links)

E-books and Electronic Texts in English (links)

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Conversation Questions for the ESL-EFL Classroom

Discussion topics for English language learners


IDEA Debatabase - Complete Alphabetical Topic Index

LanguageEducational Chat System - Virtual Chatroom

Teaching Speaking (Ohio ESL)

EFL-ESL Penpals and Communicating with Others

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Quotation Ring Homepage - The Gate to a Webring of Quotes Collections

Teaching Vocabulary (Ohio ESL)

The Word Spy

World Wide Words

Google links to Phrases, Sayings & Quotations

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Learning About WebQuests

The WebQuest Page at San Diego State University

Weaving the Web into Your Curriculum

Webquest - Introduction

WebQuest Design Patterns

WebQuest Examples Grades Adult English-Language Arts

WebQuest HTML Template


Examples of Students' WebQuests

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Academic Writing

University Writing Skills Course Syllabus


General Writing Links

A Guide for Writing Research Papers Based on Modern Language Association (MLA) Documentation

Citation Styles Index

Creative Writing Process

Creative Writing Games & Exercises by Leslie Opp-Beckman

Hobbies Writing - articles, hints, and tips for the freelancer and professional

Paradigm Online Writing Assistant

Purdue University Online Writing Lab - The International Writing Exchange

Style Sheets for Citing Internet & Electronic Sources Humanities (MLA & Chicago styles), Scientific (APA & CBE)

Teaching Writing (Ohio ESL)

Citing Electronic Resources - Walker-ACW Style Sheet (Columbia Online Style)

Webliography (writing resources)

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Plagiarism and Anti-Plagiarism – Online Plagiarism Prevention Resource

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Writing Essays

Basic Guide to Essay Writing

Essay Writing - Basics

How to write an essay – A very comprehensive guide

Seven steps to writing an Essay

The Five Paragraph Essay

Writing Essay Exams

Writing Tips Essay Builder

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Search Engines and Web Directories

All the Web







Yahoo! UK & Ireland

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Website Evaluation

Kathy Schrock's Guide for Educators - Critical Evaluation Surveys and Resources

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Revised and updated: 22 April, 2015 .