Learn English at Home
Online courses for Level 2 learners
Future Learn provide a variety of flexible online courses to develop different skills. These courses are free to register:
Have a look at this online course on BBC Learning English, Towards Advanced. It covers different elements of learning English, such as grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation.
Speaking and Listening
To boost your speaking skills, look at these activities from the British Council:
British Council Learn English has a variety of activities to practise your listening skills on abstract topics and in unfamiliar situations:
ESOL Nexus has some activities to help you listen to English speakers in common situations:
Randal’s ESL Cyber Listening Lab provides a wide range of listening activities with comprehension questions and further activities to develop your listening skills:
Another way to enhance your listening skills and engage with new ideas is TED Talks. It has thousands of videos of authentic expert speakers topics related to education, science, technology, business and creativity.
For a fun listening activity, go to Lyrics Training– find your favourite song and type in the lyrics as you listen.
Shakespeare Speaks is a series from BBC Learning English, which looks at some of the vocabulary that William Shakespeare brought to the language.
Games to Learn English has different activities to practise your vocabulary: