Free Student Self Study Activities/ Phone Apps:
English File Student Online Games: https://elt.oup.com/student/englishfile/beginner3/?cc=gb&selLanguage=en Useful online grammar and vocabulary revision for beginner to advanced.
ESOL NEXUS: https://esol.britishcouncil.org/
Lyrics Training: https://lyricstraining.com/app?
Learn English through songs and videos. Teacher accounts and worksheets are also available. The app version is very useful.
British Council Kids: https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/ This is great for low levels and for students who have children learning English as well.
ESL Lab: https://www.esl-lab.com/study-guide/ Great range of self-study materials.
A 4 ESL: http://a4esl.org/ Free Activities for ESL students.
Interactive Books Marc Chagall: http://chagall-col.spip.ac-rouen.fr/spip.php?rubrique22 This is very useful for self-study vocabulary and grammar revision.
Essential Grammar in Use phone app: https://www.cambridge.org/gb/cambridgeenglish/catalog/grammar-vocabulary-and-pronunciation/essential-grammar-use-3rd-edition/apps
British Council Free apps: https://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/apps
BBC Learning English app: http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningenglish/app
Duo-linguo https://www.duolingo.com/learn This is a great app for newly arrived students, which covers basic English.
Koala Text: www.koalatext.com/public/index.php/grades/0/1 This has fantastic vocabulary activities for low level learners.
Good social media links to follow:
Facebook: English Worksheets: https://www.facebook.com/English-Worksheets-TEFL-TESOL-ESL-EFL-109511857085638/ This page often posts free E-books and useful materials.
Learn English Parents https://www.facebook.com/LearnEnglishParents.BritishCouncil/
ESOL Strategy: https://twitter.com/ESOLEngland
English My Way: https://twitter.com/EnglishMyWayUK
ESOL Courses: https://twitter.com/esolcourses
Action For ESOL: https://twitter.com/ActionforESOL
ODILS Plymouth: https://twitter.com/ODILSPlymouth
Refugee/Asylum Seeker organizations:
Refugee Action: https://www.refugee-action.org.uk/
Detention Action: https://detentionaction.org.uk/
Refugee Council: https://www.refugeecouncil.org.uk/
Refugee Week: https://refugeeweek.org.uk/about-us/partners/
Level 1- Activities to practice at home:
English File Intermediate (3rd Edition) online: https://elt.oup.com/student/englishfile/intermediate3/?cc=gb&selLanguage=en Lots of grammar, vocabulary activities, reading and games.
Breaking News English- online reading activities (choose Level 4 and above) http://www.breakingnewsenglish.com/graded-news-articles.html
English Current http://www.englishcurrent.com/ Lots of grammar and idiom activities.
ESOL Nexus http://esol.britishcouncil.org/ (choose L1/ National 4 material) Lots of good videos, reading texts, grammar and vocabulary study activities.
British Council Learn English website http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/reading-skills-practice Reading, writing, speaking and listening practice.
ESOL Courses (choose intermediate) https://www.esolcourses.com/content/topicsmenu/intermediate.html Lots of listening and video activities with quizzes and games. Also material on the citizenship tests and British culture.
http://www.eslgamesworld.com/members/games/index.html Online grammar and vocabulary games.
http://www.listenaminute.com/ Free listening activities on a wide range of topics.
http://www.5minuteenglish.com/reading.htm 5 minute reading activities and questions.
http://www.esldiscussions.com/ Speaking discussion questions.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/ This is great for reading news stories, watching short news videos and for listening practice. If you have a UK TV License, you can watch TV Programs for free on BBC I-player.
https://www.itv.com/ Watch TV programs for free here.
http://www.channel4.com/ Watch free TV programs here (you might need to make an account).
Radio 1 and 2 good for music
Radio 3- classical music
Radio 4- news, stories, documentaries, dramas etc.
Radio 5- good for sport
BBC Scotland- local news.
Anglophilia https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=anglophenia This is a good channel about Britain and British culture.
TED Talks https://www.ted.com/talks This is really good for listening to presentations and seeing good presentation skills.