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English as a
foreign language (EFL) and English as a second language (ESL) or
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL).
In the UK, a CFBT report published by the British Council in
2007 suggested that the former distinction between EFL (English for
school or adult students learning a foreign
and ESL or ESOL (English aimed at immigrant populations needing to
become proficient in the national
language of their new country of abode) was no longer very helpful.
Linguapress has held this view for many years. While aimed primarily at
EFL learners worldwide, resources on Linguapress.com, with their
language and cultural content, are in many cases equally appropriate
for learners acquiring English as a second language whether in Britain
or the USA.
The main aim of this website is to offer a range
resources for teachers and
students; These resources include:
Graded English reading resources : Advanced
and intermediate English. A
selection of articles and short stories in graded
English, accompanied by vocabulary notes and ideas for the
- (b) Word
games in English. Thematic crosswords in graded English, and
- (c) An online English
grammar: clear explanations of the main points of
grammar, syntax and other aspects of language; and finally;
- (d) Other
pages with information for teachers and students of English as a
foreign language, including studying English in England, choosing an
English language school, the story of English, and more.
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