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To learn English

http://www.tolearnenglish.com/

This website allows learning several languages in a fun and interactive way. It offers a level test based on the grade level and classified by theme level tests such as a placement test for irregular verbs. The site is completely free and allows analysing the evolution of the level of each participant.

Resource/Tool Description

Didactic Analysis

It also provides a working guide for beginners; it consists of about 400 progressive lessons that save the results.

The site contains over 130 video lessons, 115 audio, phonetics classes, grammar record, methodological details, Flashcard, lessons and exercises with hundreds of exercises, extra-large lessons, irregular verbs, grammar sheets, vocabulary sheets, also a club with forum, chat rooms, penpals. And leisure time with games, jokes and cartoons, news, software and daily page.

Pros and cons:
Easy to use
Free lessons
Various themes
Learning several languages
Learn typing
Too much information to navigate from

Looking at the website and the resources it offers, it can easily be used in the class. There are many exercise which can be short to long depending on teacher and student’s needs.

Technical Analysis

 

Complexity of the development / implementation of the content Medium. The site is quite well developed in terms of content. There are a lot of materials in form of text, audio and video, as well as many useful tools, like interactive games, spellchecker, audio translator or conjugator. The social aspect is also well developed giving a learner many possibilities of interacting with other users (clicking the tab Club at the top of the page, you will see different options like chat room, forum, my messages or my penpal, they are all available after registration). The lessons available on the site are well prepared and in two versions: HTML and “Ready to print”
Comfort of use Easy
Skills and knowledge required Basic
Hardware requirements Computer
Software requirements No specific requirements
Expected technological tendency/trend Medium. It is an attractive tool in terms of content (which in many cases is interactive) and functionalities used. A positive aspect of this site is that it offers many possibilities of interaction with other users. Nevertheless, the visual aspect of the site is not that impressive so it may not attract to many students
Open Source Yes Access Online
Mobile friendly Yes Registration required Yes if you want to use Club options (forum, chat room), in other cases No

Additional Information

Level

A1, A2, B1, B2

Access

Online

Language

Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Latin, Spanish

Mobile friendly

Yes

url

http://www.tolearnenglish.com/

Topic

Grammar, Vocabulary extension, Writing skills