Useful links

Useful links


Academic Phrasebank

Academic Word Suggestion Machine

Academic Writing Corpus

Analyze my Writing

Arda Arkan (Personal webpage)

arXiv (Repesitory of electronic preprints)

Asian Corpus of English

Australian Education Index Journals

BASE (Academic search engine)

B. Kumaravadivelu (Personal webpage)

Brian Martin (Personal webpage)

Citavi (Reference management)

Complete Lexical Tutor (Data-driven language learning)

Copac (UK & Irish library catalogues)

Copy, Shake, and Paste (by Debora Weber-Wulff)

CORE (Academic search engine)

Core Knowledge (Curriculum)

Corpus of Contemporary American English (COCA)

CRASSH (Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences and Humanities)

CROW (Corpus & Repository of Writing)

David Nunan (Personal webpage)

Effect size calculator

Epigeum – Oxford University Press (Online courses)

ERIC (The Education Resources Information Center)

Events by Cambridge English Language Assessment

Flourish (Data visualization and storytelling)

Guide to Online Schools

Inspera (E-assessment)

IQ Test Prep

IRIS (Data collection instruments for ESL/EFL researchers)

iTenticate (Text matching software)

Jack C. Richards (Personal webpage)

Josef Schmied (Institutional webpage)

Language Testing resources (Glenn Fulcher)

Mendeley Reference Manager

OASIS (Open Accessible Summaries in Language Studies)

Olcay Sert (Personal webpage)

OSF (Project management tool)

OSF Preprints

PQDT Open: Full text open access dissertations and theses

Proctorio (Integrity platform)

Questia (Trusted online research)

Rebecca Moore Howard (Personal webpage)

SciELO SA (South Africa Scientific Electronic Library Online)

SOBIAD (Turkish Social Sciences Citation Search Engine)

Springer’s Author Tutorials

SSCI indexed journal list – Thomson Reuters

Stephen D Krashen (Personal webpage) (Text matching software) (Universities in Europe)

SVOP (Text matching software)

TeacherTrainingVideos.Com (By Russell Stannard)

TIRF (The International Research Foundation for English Language Education)

Theses & Dissertations (The Florida State University)

The Linguist List (International Linguistics Community Online) 

The Multilingual Awareness Raising and Support

TOAD (Research inventory index of Turkey)

Turnitin (Text matching software)

Urkund (Text matching software)

Vocabulary Profiler

Wechsler IQ Test

Will A. Renandya (Personal webpage)

WolframAlpha (Knowledge engine)

Wrike (Project management tool)

Zetoc (Academic search engine)

Zoltan Dörnyei (Personal webpage)

Zotero (Reference organizer)


AAAL (American Association for Applied Linguistics)

ACTFL (American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages)

AERA (American Educational Research Association)

AILA (International Association of Applied Linguistics)

ALLEA (All European Academies)

ALTE (Association of Language Testers in Europe)

APA (American Psychological Association)

APFEI (Asia Pacific Forum on Educational Integrity)

ASA (American Sociological Association)

ATE (The Association of Teacher Educators)

BAAL (The British Association for Applied Linguistics)

BERA (British Educational Research Association)

CAL (Center for Applied Linguistics)

CALICO (Computer-Assisted Language Instruction Consortium)

COST (European Cooperation in Science & Technology)

EARLI (European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction)

EASA (Education Association of South Africa)

EATAW (European Association of Teaching Academic Writing)

ENAI (European Network for Academic Integrity)

ENRIO (European Network of Research Integrity Offices)

ETICO (Ethics and Corruption in Education)

ETINED (Council of Europe - Pan-European Platform on Ethics, Transparency and Integrity in Education)

EUA (European University Association)

IALIC (International Association for Languages and Intercultural Communication)

IALLT (International Association for Language Learning Technology)

IATEFL (International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language)

ICAI (International Center for Academic Integrity)

ILTA (International Language Testing Association)

IJEI (International Journal for Educational Integrity)

IRAFPA (Institute of Research and Action on Fraud and Plagiarism in Academia)

JALT (The Japan Association for Language Teaching)

LSA (Linguistic Society of America)

NRIN (Netherlands Research Integrity Network)

SRHE (Society for Research into Higher Education)


TESOL International Association

TUBITAK (The Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey)

TUBA (Turkish Academy of Science)

ULEAD (International Association of Educational Researchers)

WERA (World Education Research Association)

WIDA (Academic language development)

Related Journals

Applied Linguistics

Asian-Pacific Journal of Second and Foreign Language Education

Assessing Writing

Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Canadian Modern Language Review

ELT Journal

English for Specific Purposes

Foreign Language Annals

Frontiers in Psychology

International Journal of Bias, Identity and Diversities in Education

International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching

Journal of English for Academic Purposes

Journal of Research in Reading

Journal of Second Language Writing

Language Acquisition

Language and Intercultural Communication

Language and Education

Language Assessment Quarterly

Language Awareness

Language, Cognition and Neuroscience

Language, Culture and Curriculum

Language Learning

Language Learning & Technology

Language Teaching Research

Language Testing

Reading Psychology

Reading Research Quarterly


RELC Journal


statcheck (Check statistical errors)

Studies in Second Language Acquisition


TESOL Connections

TESOL Journal

TESOL Quarterly

The Language Learning Journal

The Modern Language Journal

The Reading Teacher

The Teacher Trainer

World Englishes

Related Open Access Journals

Apples – Journal of Applied Language Studies

Arab Journal of Applied Linguistics (AJAL)

Arab World English Journal

Australian Journal of Educational and Developmental Psychology

BC TEAL Journal

Canadian Journal of Applied Linguistics

CLELE Journal (Children’s Literature in English Language Education)

Croatian Journal of Education

Dialogues: An Interdisciplinary Journal of English Language Teaching and Research

Education and Science

Education Next

EJER (Eurasian Journal of Educational Research)

Electronic Journal of Foreign Language Teaching (e-FLT)

ELT Research Journal

ELTED (English Language Teacher Education and Development)

English for Specific Purposes World

English Language Teaching

English Teaching Forum

English Teaching Professional

ESP Today

ESTP (Educational Sciences: Theory & Practice)

ETAS Journal

FQS (Forum: Qualitative Social Research)

GIST Education and Learning Research Journal

Hacettepe University the Journal of Education

Humanising Language Teaching

IES (International Education Studies)

IJGE (International Journal of Global Education)

Indonesian Journal of Applied Linguistics

International Education Journal

International Journal for Educational Integrity

International Journal of English Studies (IJES)

International Journal of Global Education

International Journal of Progressive Education

IOSR (Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences)

Iranian Journal of Language Teaching Research (IJLTR)

JIER (The Journal of International Education Research)

Journal of Academic Language and Learning

Journal of Education Faculty

Journal of Languages and Culture

Journal of Literature and Language Education

Journal of Response to Writing

Journal of Second Language Teaching and Research

Journal of the European Second Language Association (JESLA)

Journal of the Imagination in Language Learning

Journal of Theory and Practice in Education

JSSH (Pertanika Journal of Social Sciences & Humanities

JTLA (The Journal of Technology, Learning, and Assessment)

Korea TESOL Journal

L2 Journal

Language Learning & Technology

Linguistic Discovery


Modern English Teacher

Mother Tongue Education



Papers in Language Testing and Assessment

PASAA: A Journal of Language Teaching and Learning

Per Linguam

Porta Linguarum

Reading in a Foreign Language

Reading Matrix

Reading Online


Scottish Languages Review

Social Behavior and Personality

South African Journal of Education

Studies in Second Language Learning and Teaching


TESL Canada Journal

TESL-EF (Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language)

TESOL in Context

TEwT (Teaching English with Technology)

The Asian EFL Journal

The Asian Journal of Applied Linguistics (AJAL)

The Australian Journal of Teacher Education

The IAFOR Journal of Language Learning

The Internet TESL Journal

The Journal of Asia TEFL

The Journal of International Social Research

The Language Teacher

The Owl (The Florida State University Undergraduate Research Journal)

The Taiwan Journal of TESOL

TODJE (The Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education)

TOJET (The Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology)

TRJ (Translational Research Journals)

Working Papers in TESOL & Applied Linguistics

Teacher Resources

All ESL (Materials for teachers)

American English (for teachers and learners of EFL)

Animoto (Make great videos)

BFI Film Forever (Teaching packs)

Busy Teacher (Worksheets)

Canva (Design presentations)

CC Creative Commons (Share knowledge through legal tools)

China by Teaching (Teaching jobs in China)

Class Tools (Create educational games, activities etc.)

Clip Syndicate (Video syndication platform)

CNN Student News (Videos for classrooms)

Council of Europe – Language Policy Unit

Crocodoc Personal (View & comment on any document)

CuePrompter (Online teleprompter)

Cybersecurity in Education Resource

Darren Elliott's interview with me on teaching culture

Dealhack (Teacher discounts guide)

Developing Teachers (for the developing language teacher)

Digital Storytelling

DotSub (Create and view subtitles for videos)

EAQUALS (Excellence in Language Education)

EFL Classroom

ELT News (for English language teachers)

ESL Basics (Videos for ESL/EFL learners)

ESL Galaxy (Teacher resources)

ESL Lounge (Teacher resources)

English Teaching Professional (Teacher resources)

Flickr (Advanced search photos)

Flisti (Create surveys)

Free Technology for Teachers

Glogster Edu (Explore and create educational content)

Google Advanced Search

Grammarism (Worksheets)

Handouts Online (Worksheets)

informed (Discussions for teachers)

iSLCOLLECTIVE (Printables, projects and teaching tips)

John Locker (Documentaries)

Kahoot (Create, play and share games)

Knoji (Discounts for teachers and educators)

LangMedia Culture Talk (Videos and interviews from different countries)

Lanternfish (Teacher resources)

Learn at home (Oxford University Press distance learning support)

Learn English Today (Teacher resources)

Lesson Pick (Teacher resources)

Lingua Press (Teacher resources)

Listen A Minute (Listening resources)

Little Bird Tales (Create digital stories)

LiveBinders (Organize resources in an online binder)

MES English (Free printables for teachers)

MIT Open Courseware (Free course materials)

Morgue File (Free photo achieve)

NeoK12 (Educational videos)

Next Vista (Videos and speaking activities)

One Stop English (Teacher resources)

Online Education Guide

Open Educational Resources (Digital library and network)

Oxford University Press (Free teacher resources)

Padlet (Online noticeboard)

PikWizard (Free stock photos)

Pimpampun (Vocabulary visualizer)

PiratePad (Write collaborative texts)

PowToon (Online animated presentation)

Prezi (Create highly visual presentations)

Psychology Education Resource Guide

Quietube (Video without distractions)

Quizlet (Free simple teaching and learning tools)

Reelgood (Find teacher related movies)

SchoolTube (Videos from students and teachers)

SelectMyTutor (Tutoring jobs)

Sign Generator (Create free graphics/cliparts and e-cards)

Snag Films (Video store)

Ssemble (Online video editor)

Story Center (Digital stories)

Tagxedo (Word cloud with styles)

Teacher’s guide to cybersecurity

Teachers Pay Teachers (Teaching resources)

TeacherTube (Instructional videos) (ESL EFL teaching resources)

Teach with Movies (Movie-based lesson plans)

Ted Talks (Videos on education)

TELC (Teaching English in Large Classes) Network

TextEvaluator (Assess text complexity)

The ELT Newsletter (The web forum for teachers of English)

The Lives of Teachers (Interviews)

Tricider (Collect ideas and vote)

TTV (Teacher Training Videos)

UE (Using English – ESL teacher resources)

UNI-Prep (Teacher resources)

VEED.IO (Add subtitles to video)

Vimoe (Video store)

Voki (Create customized speaking characters)

Voxopop (A voice-based e-learning tool) (Educational videos)

Wikimedia (Media file repository)

Teacher Discount Guide

Wordle (Generate word clouds)

YouTube Teachers (Videos for teachers)

ZooBurst (3D digital stories)

EFL Learners


Australian Help

AWO (Academic Writing Online)


Better @ English (Speaking practice)

Bid4Papers (Hook for essay)

British Council

British National Corpus

Corpus of Research Articles

Cram (Flashcards)

écree (Writing assistant)

Effortless English (Video and blog posts)

English Club

English courses in London

English Interactive

English University Online

ESL free links

ESL Fast (Practice speaking with an online robot)

exemplar (Words in context)

Fluency MC (Speak English fluently)

FreeBookNotes (Homework resource guide)

ierest: Intercultural educational resources for Erasmus students and their teachers

Kimberly Chapman (Essay writing)

Learn English Kids (British Council)

LEO Network (Learn English Free)

Marking Mate (Check your writing)

OEDb (Writing resources)

PaperRater (Online proofreader)

Paragraph Punch (Paragraph writing tutorial)

ProWritingAid (Improve your writing)

Public Speaking Speech Topics and Ideas

SAS Writing Reviser (Revise your writing)

Self-education sites for lifelong learners

Speak English Today (Network of teachers and students)

Speech Topics Help

Spoken English (Spoken English grammar)

Talk English


Tips for academic writing (Dr. Lisa Lines Blog)

To Learn English

VisuWords (Visual dictionary)

VOA Learning English (American English)

Vodien (Online games for kids)

WIZ IQ (Free spoken online practice tests)

WriteAway (Shows patterns while writing)

WriteSpeakEnglish (Free educational platform)

Free Ebooks

Crazy animals and other activities for teaching young learners