Online Resources for ESL/EFL Writers

General ESL/EFL Help

Several sites offer a range of help for ESL/EFL students, including news, links to additional resources, pronunciation help, and forums in which you can ask questions of experts. Here are a few useful examples of such sites:

Dave's ESL Café

English Club

Learner's Dictionaries

These online dictionaries can not only help you find the English word you're looking for, but also show you how to use the word correctly. They provide detailed information and examples to show you how English words are used in sentences, and they explain how the meanings of words vary.

Merriam Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

Longman Chinese-English Dictionary

Help with English Verbs

Verbs present all kinds of difficulties for those who are learning English, and a variety of websites offer specialized information to help you choose English verbs and use them correctly. Here are few examples:

About Phrasal Verbs

Phrasal Verb List

Visual Chart of Verb Tenses

Verb Tense Tutorial

And more...

Additional help of all kinds is available. A few of the sites we've found are listed here.

English Learner Movie Guides help you improve your English as you view English language films.

English Daily allows helps you gradually build your English vocabulary, introducing new idiomatic expressions daily.

This list of ESL resources takes you to many more websites that may be helpful.