improve your english with english classes in england

Tuesday, June 19, 2018
Resources

Resources about Learning English

BBC Learning English

As part of the BBC World Service, BBC Learning English has been teaching English to global audiences since 1943, offering free audio, video and text materials to learners around the world.

To find out more about BBC Learning English http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/

LearnEnglish by British Council

  LearnEnglish by the British Council have hundreds of high-quality resources to help improve your English.

See the British Council website http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/
 

Cambridge English 

To help you develop your language skills and prepare for your Cambridge English exam, they have some free resources to help you practise your English. 

See http://www.cambridgeenglish.org/learning-english/free-resources/ 


IELTS: sample test questions

Prepare for your IELTS test by practising with free sample questions. Get ready for IELTS with our full training.

Check it out https://www.ielts.org/about-the-test/sample-test-questions


A collocations dictionary

With this website you can type in a word and it will tell you not only the different possible combinations, but it will also give you an idea of the frequency with which those combinations occur.

Try now http://www.just-the-word.com/

 

Personal blogs from ESL or EFL English Teachers

You can find loads of free resources from qualified teachers on internet. Here is a selection:

Purland Training is a free resource website for teachers and students of English, ESOL, EFL, and ESL. They offer a free online Elementary English course with free material, free printable worksheets, podcasts, video lessons, educational infographics, games, and the opportunity to book classes and courses via Skype or FaceTime with an experienced professional native speaker. Go to http://purlandtraining.com/  

 

 

We are keen to exchange links. If you run an EFL / ESL / educational website and would like us to feature it here, send us an email.

Testimonials

“I came to PELS because I needed to improve my English in order to get a high score in the IELTS exam. I met lovely people from different countries who helped me to practise my speaking skills. I found the lessons very useful for the IELTS exam preparation. I learnt a lot about the exam structures and strategies to improve...

Cristina, 34 y.o. from Spain

“I came to PELS because a friend told me she had been here to learn English. At the beginning I didn't speak English very well but thanks to PELS I really improved it and now I can speak it better. I loved Portsmouth and Southsea. Being an Aupair I stayed in host family in Southsea and I looked after two...

Andrea, 24 y.o. from Spain

“I first studied at PELS 2 years ago and decided to come back this year. My English has improved. The teachers were very supportive and now I can now speak in front of people. My host family was very- very- great.” Turki, 19 y.o from Saudi Arabia, B1 “Lessons are absolutely beneficial and delivered by professional teachers. My host family was the...

Turki, 19 y.o. from Saudi Arabia

“I came to PELS because it was near my Host family and because it's a good English School. This experience was good for me. Portsmouth is very nice. I like the UK so much.” Alessandra, 50 y.o from Italy, A2  

Alessandra, 50 y.o. from Italy

“I came to PELS last year and I wanted to come back again this year. The lessons are very nice. I like PELS.” Alghalya, 15 y.o from Oman

AlGhalya, 15 y.o. from Oman

“My agent recommended Portsmouth English Language School where I studied for 6 weeks. I met lots of friends and had a nice coffee with my teachers. My homestay family was great. I loved my stay in Portsmouth and want to come back next year.” Asami, 31 y.o from Japan, B1

Asami, 31 y.o. from Japan

“I came to PELS to improve my English but also to prepare for the IELTS examination. I am really happy because I learnt a lot of new vocabulary and about the British culture.  The host family was brilliant and I had lots of discussions with them. I liked Portsmouth even if the city is small. I made great friends from...

Islem, 19 y.o. from Algeria

“I came to PELS to improve my English. Here I met students from different countries. Now I can speak English easily thanks to the Speaking Session during the lessons. The host family is kind and they are always ready to help me. I really enjoyed in Portsmouth.”  Meyrem, 26 y.o from tunisia

Meryem, 26 y.o. from Tunisia

“I wanted to speak English and I thought that Portsmouth English Language School could help me to do it. As I expected, the school was great and staff were very helpful. We visited lots of places in Portsmouth city and I enjoyed a lot. I think that I will go back to PELS next year. Thank you for everything.” Kristina, 15 y.o from...

Kristina, 15 y.o. from Belarus

“My teacher Claire is really friendly and it is easy to talk with her. She enjoys talking about everything and she is very flexible with her lessons. I really enjoyed the subjects and the course in general” Noemie, 20 y.o. from France, C1

Noemie, 20 y.o. from France

“I came to PELS to study English. People are polite and the lessons are good. Everything is nice and good. I wish to come back next year.” Shatha, 16 y.o from Saudi Arabia,   

Shatha, 16 y.o. from Saudi Arabia

“I had very useful lessons. The teachers try to push you to the next level.I also enjoyed the activities organised by the school which helped me to improve my English language at the same time.” Khalaf, 18 y.o. from Kuwait, B2/C1

Khalaf, 18 y.o. from Kuwait