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EAL at the Library: EAL Online

EAL Websites

Learn English

SBS videos and podcasts for living in Australia.


SBS news with activities

BBC Learning English

Inspiring language learners since 1943

News In Levels

English news and easy articles for students of English.

Breaking News English

Easy English world news materials.

Learning English

A multimedia source of news and information for millions of English learners worldwide.

ABC Learn English

Videos of Business English

Carringbush reading series

Beginner readers for adults

ESL Literacy Readers

Readers about everyday activities. By Bow Valley College

Learn English Through Stories


English E-reader

Download readers onto your device

AMEP Online
Online English learning for the Adult Migrant English Program
Oxford Free English Lessons

Free video lesson and quiz on many topics.

Adele's ESL Corner

Grammar, listening and vocabulary exercises.

Advanced vocabulary and grammar lessons.

Perfect English Grammar

Detailed lessons and downloadable resources. 

English Grammar Online

Includes a section on business English.


Grammar and spelling tools.

Letter Tile Freeplay

A digital interface where students and teachers use letter tiles to explore, build, segment, sound out, and spell.

Activities for ESL students

Quizzes, tests, exercises and puzzles.

To assess, practice and improve your English skills.

Resources for learners and teachers of English.

Tests, lessons and exercises.

English Media Lab

Interactive exercises, games, puzzles and exercises for older learners.

Learn English Free

Games, pronunciations, quizzes, vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation.

Pageturner Readers

Audio recording for series 4-9.

Sounds of English

Designed to help with pronunciation, spelling and reading. 

Listen a Minute

Reading and listening exercises on many different topics.

Where learning is fun.

Tasmanian council for adult literacy  

Stories told by adult learners for adult learners.

Public Libraries Online

If you're looking for reading material to improve your English your local public library has a large selection of online books, magazines and newspapers.

You can access books through a device using your public library membership.

YPRL eLibrary*

Darebin digital library*

Merri-bek eLibrary

Hume digital library

City of Melbourne Library learn English

*These libraries also include access to the AMES online program.

ESL Reads

Teachers can log into the Melbourne Polytechnic Library to access the login and password for this great new resource.

EAL Apps


Stories on everyday life for Adult English language learners. The app allows readers to listed to the stories being read.  Available on iOS devices.

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