English Language Tests and Resources

Learning another language is not only learning different words for the same things, but learning another way to think about things.

Flora Lewis

You live a new life for every language you speak. If you know only one language, you live only once.

Czech proverb

It is astonishing how much enjoyment one can get out of a language that one understands imperfectly.

Basil Lanneau Gildersleeve

English Language Assessment Reference materials

B.

Breaking News English

News stories adjusted to your English level.  Read about real topics in simple, understandable English.

 

 

E.

Effective learning: Twenty rules of formulating knowledge

A general guide for creating flashcards

 

 

C.

This custom Google search engine includes only sites which are known to use good English. You can use it to find English example sentences or to check your grammar.

 

 

F.

Fluent Forever, the book, a language learning system. (A+)

Fluent-Forever Videos (A)

Fluent IQ  Assessment (A+)

How Fluent-IQ works

FORVO (B)

Listen to many different pronunciations from many different people.

 

EMR Reference Materials

Materials for PTE Academic

PTE – Pearson Test of English

PTE-Academic Official Guide

PTE-Academic Practice Test Plus

PTE Academic Expert B1

PTE Academic Expert B2 is the highly recommended study material

Materials for IELTS

IELTS
Direct to IELTS, Student’s Book, by Sam McCarter
Ready for IELTS, Coursebook, by Sam McCarter

Materials for TOEFL iBT

TOEFL-iBT Test of English

Official Guide to TOEFL – iBT Test

Cracking the TOEFL – iBT

 

G.

Glossika

A list of 3,000 sentences, from basic to advanced English. 

Grammar – Highly recommended (A+)

Essential Grammar in Use – Raymond Murphy

English Grammar in Use – Raymond Murphy

Advanced Grammar in Use – Martin Hewings

 

 

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I.

IELTS
Direct to IELTS, Student’s Book, by Sam McCarter
Ready for IELTS, Coursebook, by Sam McCarter
INDONESIAN
IPA
Online editor with buttons and keyboard shortcuts for typing the pronunciations of English words with the International Phonetic Alphabet.
 
 

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EMR Language Reference Materials

Materials for English Grammar

Grammar – Highly recommended (A+)

Essential Grammar in Use – Raymond Murphy

English Grammar in Use – Raymond Murphy

Advanced Grammar in Use – Martin Hewings

Materials for English

English

Materials for English

Ted Talks Keynotes for English (A+)

Ted Talks Keynote Advanced

Ted Talks Keynote Proficient

 Ted Talks Keynote Intermediate

 

M.

P, Q.

PTE – Pearson Test of English

PTE-Academic Official Guide

PTE-Academic Practice Test Plus

PTE Academic Expert b1

PTE Academic Expert b2 is the highly recommended study material

Pronunciation

A list of all the sounds of the English language, their IPA symbols, and audio examples.
Do you pronounce basic English words correctly?

N.

R.

RhinoSpike

Ask native Englishor other language speaker to record audio for you for free

Rachel’s English Youtube Channel

 

O.

S.

The Scramblinator

Scramble sentences to make grammar flaschards

T.

TED Talks

TED talks are an excellent source for intermediate to advanced learners.  Most speakers have clear English. See Top 5 TED Talks for English Learners

Ted Talks Keynote Series (A+)

X.

U, V.

Y.

Youglish

Similar to FORVO, but with videos.

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Z.

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