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This site includes something for everyone.
go tohttp://www.aussieeducator.org.au
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An absolute goldmine for any student of English for whom another language is used at home.
go tohttp://www.englishpage.com
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A more sophisticated tool for finding synonyms than the rather hit or miss approach of the thesaurus, this site gives you alternative synonyms. The enriched search function is very helpful as you can then check the meaning of the alternative synonyms with other synonyms.
go tohttp://dico.isc.cnrs.fr/dico/en/search
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This is another very helpful tool for learners of English as a secondlanguage for exploring vocabulary. The MicroConcord Collections can be searched to find how a word or phrase is used, and also how collocations (words that go together) and idioms (phrases that do not have a literal meaning) are used. You have a choice of working either with a collection of academic texts or pieces of journalism.
go tohttp://langbank.engl.polyu.edu.hk/corpus/microconcord.html
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This site was set up in 1999 and has been growing ever since. It is mainly for students in higher education and their teachers. The links section includes sites for skills, courses, tests, materials and resources (with some shareware for teachers). The test links give information on internationally recognised tests such as IELTS,TOEFL, TOEIC and others.
go tohttp://www.uefap.com/
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This bank of phrases for academic writing is very helpful for anyone whofinds writing at university a challenge. It with expressing ideas and opinions in a way that both reflects critical thinking and conveys an academic style. Do not overuse it though, as students’ true voices should still shine through and guide their writing authentically.
go tohttp://www.phrasebank.manchester.ac.uk/
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This site is for secondary school use. Yes, .shtml not .html. Loads of ads are inserted in the content, but you can ignore these. The benefit of there being ads is that you are not asked to subscribe. The exercises show up and correct some common errors in usage and the cross indexing of lessons is handy. There is also a daily quiz at the blog.
go tohttp://www.dailygrammar.com/archive.shtml
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As the URL suggests, this site is for primary and secondary students. It is free and serves as a launch pad for lots of other sites on grammar and writing from which you can pick and choose. Don’t get lost in the maze!
go tohttp://www.dmoz.org/Kids_and_Teens/School_Time/English/Grammar/
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The lessons range from early primary to university student issues. You will find links here to grammar reference sites ranging from beginner to intermediate and advanced levels, which have an English as a Second Language flavour, in that language points are explained quite clearly.
go tohttp://homeschooling.gomilpitas.com/explore/grammar.htm
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Language Arts and Puzzles sections are useful.
go tohttp://edhelper.com/
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This site is for the secondary or tertiary student. The Grammar Slammer resources at this page are excellent and include sections on capitalising, punctuation and common mistakes, which you find by an easy search setup. There is also a grammar glossary.
go tohttp://www.englishplus.com/grammar/
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The parts of speech component in the Language Arts section gives a range of lessons and worksheets for the primary level. Some of the ideas listed under Additional Grammar Resources can be adapted for the texts you are using. You may need to sign in for the instructorweb resources.
go tohttp://www.instructorweb.com/
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On this site there is not a great deal of grammar as such but you can find a game by grade K – 8. The games are great for subjects across the curriculum.
go to http://www.funbrain.com/
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Recommended by some school students, there are many quizzes and activitieshere which are also suitable for adults.

go tohttp://www.5minuteenglish.com/

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You will find loads of grammar based interactive games here for primary students. One drawback is that feedback is given with the correct answer but no actual reason why it is correct. This is the Houghton Mifflin publisher’s site and has links to other useful sites.
go tohttp://www.eduplace.com/kids
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A bit of a potpourri of free worksheets for grades 1 – 5 which is indexed right at the homepage.
go tohttp://www.tlsbooks.com/englishworksheets.htm
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This site may take a while to load but it is definitely worth it. Well indexed, with a great range of grammar related subjects, there is a section for word and sentence level issues, another for paragraph level issues and even one on essay and research level issues. There are over 170 quizzes as well.
go tohttp://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/
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This site is excellent for IELTS practice tests and model answers for the writing sections of the IELTS test.
go tohttp://ielts-exam.net