Discover the great range of free
resources for ESL / EFL from
Described in a recent review of ESL websites as "an absolute goldmine
Linguapress offers hundreds of open-access resources which are
absolutely free to use by students and teachers alike.
Graded reading texts
Grouped under the categories Advanced
(median CEF levels C1) and
levels B1 and B2), Linguapress graded reading
texts come with vocabulary guides, interactive worksheets, teacher
notes and in many cases audio accompaniment.
Reading texts on Linguapress.com are for the most
part culturally relevant
relating to life and times in the USA
and other English-speaking countries. They cover topical issues, institutions, society, people, history and music
They also include original short
from writers in the UK, the
USA and New Zealand, as well as texts on technical topics
and some interviews
short, they offer a good
range of texts on a wide spectrum of topics, from writers in the UK and
Some of the more popular items on Linguapress.com are
accompanied by audio recordings, with a selection of American and
The worksheets that accompany almost all the reading texts
on Linguapress.com offer a big variety of different types of exercise.
The majority of the worksheets are interactive
meaning that the
exercises can be done by students on their computers or phones, or else
can be done on screen in classrooms equipped with a connected
whiteboard. These comprehension exercises can of course also be done in
more traditional ways, using pen and paper or a blackboard. For the
advanced level reading resources, Linguapress provides an index of
allowing teachers to select items that offer a
type of exercise or an exercise treating specific points of grammar or
Linguapress.com offers a full and freely accessible guide to
, clearly explained and richly illustrated.
grammar pages are also available in book form - e-book or print book -
for students and teachers who want access to a readily accessible
There is also a small but growing selection of online
exercises, with answers and explanations.
The most popular word games on Linguapress.com are the
thematic vocabulary crosswords (intermediate
). These are not designed to be easy, their aim is
students check and develop vocabulary on a range of topics, including
travel, home, school, nature, sport, business, art and a lot more.
Accompanying the themed crosswords are a selection of other word games,
covering proverbs, metaphors, word-building and other general
And it's all free - free to use at home, free to use in class... but
please not to copy. Linguapress resources remain the copyright
of Linguapress.com, and
are, NOT free to copy to other publically accessible websites
without prior authorisation.
Google classrooms, Moodle or other limited-access online
teaching platforms must always be accompanied by a hyperlink to the
original source on Linguapress.com