Top ten useful websites


BBC – learning English

Fantastic website, as you’d expect from the BBC, offering resources including videos, quizzes, vocabulary practice, idioms, crosswords, and much more. Best suited for intermediate students and above.

British Council

Excellent resources for kids, teenagers and adults including specialist material for university and business students

Oxford University Press

An extensive array of activities to practice spelling, grammar, pronunciation, and listening.

Cambridge University Press

Lots of resources for official exam preparation, but also business English, English for Academic purposes and even interactive readers.

English Aula

Website which specialises in official exam preparation (Cambridge, TOEFL, EOI) with timed exam exercises.

Englisch Hilfen

German website which offers a comprehensive selection of English grammar and vocabulary practice activities.

Business Spotlight magazine

A German magazine for business English students. The magazine requires a subscription, but there are a number of free articles and activities.