- Jobline LMU (job applications) ****
Website developed by the Jobline LMU project. It gives tips, advice and courses on how to write successful job applications and be interviewed in English.
- Language and Learning Online (writing for academic purposes) ****
Tutorials created by Monash University helping students to write texts for academic purposes.
- Business Letter Punch (formal/informal letters) ****
Site gives step by step guide on how to write a successful business letter. Suitable for intermediate to advanced students.
- Essay Punch (essay structure/vocabulary/style) ****
Takes users through the actual steps of writing a basic essay. Suitable for intermediate to advanced students.
- Paragraph Punch ****
Takes users through the actual steps of writing a basic paragraph. Suitable for intermediate to advanced students.
- Paradigm Online Writing Assistant ****
Gives very detailed and comprehensive advice on how to write a good structured essay. Suitable for intermediate to advanced students.
- Spotlight online ****
Magazine produced in Munich for learners of all levels with vocabulary help and activities.
- The Guardian Unlimited (UK) ****
Politically left of centre quality newspaper, very good for job advertisements and excellent search archive.
- Der Spiegel international ***
The international version of Spiegel. Good for Germany-related topics in English.
- The Telegraph (UK) ***
Another quality newspaper which is perhaps easier to read than the more academic Guardian.
- The Independent (UK) ****
Quality newspaper, originally introduced as an alternative to The Guardian.
- The Sun *
'Bild' tabloid equivalent which can be useful when comparing different newspaper styles.
- The Times online (UK) ****
Another quality newspaper, politically right of centre.
- The Financial Times online (UK) ***
Famous financial newspaper, news items tend to be dry but direct.
- MSNBC ***
Newsweek online (US): national commercial news magazine.
- Time Magazine (US) ****
National commercial news magazine.
- USA Today (US) ***
America's equivalent to 'Bild' and only national newspaper.
- New York Times (US) ****
New York Times (US): quality regional newspaper.
- Los Angeles Times ****
Quality regional newspaper from other coast.
- The Chronicle of Higher Education (US) ***
News source for college and university faculty members and administrators.
- The Christian Science Monitor ***
Highly regarded, secular newspaper.
- Canada.com ****
News site powered by National Post & Canadian Press.
- The Australian ***
Australia´s national daily newspaper.
- The Irish Times ***
Quality Irish national newspaper.
- The Independent Online (SA) **
South African national newspaper.
- BBC English language learning site (UK) *****
Probably the best online English Language learning site with a wide variety of topics and levels, contains audio and video clips, Real Player required.
- Learn English (UK) *****
Excellent online learning site produced by the British Council.
- Activities for ESL Students (US) ***
Online grammar and vocabulary activities of different levels for ESL and EFL students.