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English language and literacy

Useful resources for English language and literacy

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A+ Education – Australian index on Informit Search Education and related fields, including educational research, policy administration, teacher education, curriculum, educational psychology and Library and information Science


Education Research Complete [EBSCOhost]

Gale virtual reference library

Victorian Education Channel [DEET]
Provides access to thousands of Australian and International education resources for students, teachers and parents

Educator’s Reference Desk

Literary reference center (EBSCOhost) 
Literary Reference Center is a completely full-text database that combines information from over 1,000 books and monographs, major literary encyclopedias and reference works, hundreds of literary journals, and unique sources.

Vocational Education and Training Database

Key resources

Listening and speaking

Adele’s ESL Corner


Spotlight English

Global Life and Clear English

Learn English through Pictures

Listen a Minute



Using English


Reading and writing

BBC Skillwise Reading

BBC Skillwise Writing

Behind the news

Better English Lessons

Breaking News English

Famous People Lessons

Let’s Have Fun with English

Many things


British Council Learn English

English Club Minimal Pairs

English Club – Pronunciation Worksheets

Mouth manglers

Vocabulary and spelling

20 Minute ESL lessons

BBC Skillwise

Links to plurals, prefixes & suffixes, words to watch out for

Busy teacher

Catch the spelling

Spell Zone

Vocabulary Spelling City


Common errors in English

Communicative Activities

English Grammar online

Grammar for Learners of English as a Second Language

Guide to Grammar and Writing

Jump Start Grammar Activities

Tests, quizzes and games

English study – IELTS preparation

ELT Games

ESL Gamesworld

Podcasts in English

Sense-lan [Learn touch-typing

Online journals

The Internet TESL Journal


Online videos

Training Tutorial Videos for Vocabulary Spelling City

Oral presentations



Dictionaries database

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Consumer Affairs, Victoria

Victoria Legal Aid