To learn English online, take an online course or use online resources, such as games and grammar websites. The United States Department of State, the New York Public Library and the official TOEFL test page offer a wide variety of English learning tools for free on their websites.
The U.S. Department of State offers a resource website for teachers and learners of American English. The website includes podcasts, games, books and stories. The website also has lots of helpful information about American culture and the specifics of American usage.
The New York Public Library also offers a wealth of resources. It includes a list of ESOL websites, such as Many Things, Dave's ESL Cafe, BBC Learning English and Englishtown. It also includes links to online courses and networks, such as Livemocha and Yappr. Learners who want to access grammar resources, multimedia content and games can find links to pages such as Voice of America Special English, Real English, ESL Bits, English Central, ESL Blues and Purdue University's Online Writing Lab.
Learners who are interested in taking the Test of English as a Foreign Language, or TOEFL, can find information on taking and studying for the test on the official TOEFL website. Learners can register for the test online and access study materials through the website.