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Application recommended by our students: Mosalingua.com
Apprendre ou s'améliorer en anglais lorsqu'on n'a pas le temps, c'est possible ! Grâce à une méthode très efficace et addictive, vous allez mémoriser un nombre impressionnant de vocabulaire et de phrases clefs en un temps record. Et avec les dialogues intégrés, vous allez améliorer votre compréhension orale.
Grammar and language learning
Here are some addresses for other sites which provide language learning :
This site is good for beginners but also has exercises, grammar explanations and lists of expressions suitable for perfecting your English.
A good site with lots of articles and listenings for adults and children is vailable in English and French. There are general interest themes or business themes - something for everyone.
Set up to help English speakers with literacy problems, this site has some good simple exercises for beginners or false beginners. The site is all in English. It also has some good higher level listening comprehension exercises.
The BBC World service has over a hundred years' experience teaching English to foreign learners all over the world. On this site, you can do a variety of activities as well as make contact with other learners. This website is a really good way of maintaining and improving your level while you have English classes and when your classes are over.
A special course of lessons for beginners. Simple, clear and easy-to-follow lessons help to guide you through the first steps of learning English.
An easy-to-use site with lots of exercises, crosswords, podcasts, links and other stuff.
A site with lots of really good grammar exercises for pre to high intermediates.
For intermediate to advanced students. Free interactive exercises and detailed notes on various grammar points. Weekly lessons, vocabulary and verb tense tutorials.
Try these sites to continue improving your listening comprehension
To practise your listening skills, particularly understanding the American accent, try VOA - Voice of America. This site has news and general interest items and a section called 'Special English' which is aimed at people learning English as a foreign language, where newsreaders speak slowly and clearly.
Try this address for English language learning podcasts that you can download direct onto your MP3 player to practise your listening skills. They are really good for false beginners or pre-intermediates as the speech is slow and clear. Vocabulary and expressions are also explained during the podcast.
This site gives you practise in listening comprehension in a really efficient and effective way. You can download one free example to see if you like it bt then you have to pay a small fee for future voicebooks. The site comes highly recommended by some of our students. Try the free one and see what you think.
TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) is a global set of conferences owned by the private non-profit Sapling Foundation, formed to transmit "ideas worth spreading." Here you can find presentations on any subject, inlcuding business, art history, psychology, medicine... Most talks are available with Enlgish and French subtitles and can also be downloaded free of charge from itunes.
These sites, created by ELT/ESL teacher and materials developer Sean Banville feature short, downloadable podcasts as well as comprehension and vocabulary activities.
Find out more about Grenoble's growing anglophone community
This site has articles written by people of all nationailities living in Grenoble. You can also find out about cultural and social events happening in the English speaking community. There is also a classified adds section - a great place to find a language exchange partner!
The Grenoble chapter of France Etats-Unis, a national French association which promotes friendship and understanding between France and the United States. They organise regular events in and around the Grenoble area -check out their Facebook page for more information: http://www.facebook.com/franceetatsunis.grenoble
This secondhand bookstore and tea room hosts regular events for native and non-native speakers alike. A cosy meeting place for a good read and a nice cup of tea!