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Websites for ESL

Dave's ESL Café

A website offering resources, discussion forums, quizzes, and more.


Browse resources and websites submitted by the ESL employment community

ETS (Educational Testing Service)

Listings of English language tests.

IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

This is the website for the IELTS testing system.

Langara English Test (LET)

The Langara English Test (LET) is an in-house exam that assesses the student's ability to read, understand, and write English at the college/university level. The LET scores indicate which English courses best suit the student's needs and skills. Each exam is assessed by a minimum of two markers. Exams with borderline results go to a review committee to finalize the placement level.

Language Portal of Canada

Canadian resources and tools for learning English and French. This site includes TERMIUM Plus®, a terminology and linguistic data bank; 16 writing tools that deal with grammar, punctuation, typography, translation and vocabulary; language-related quizzes, articles and headlines; as well as thousands of hyperlinks to Canadian language resources.

Language Proficiency Index (LPI)

Website providing information on the LPI, used by most post-secondary institutions and professional organizations to assess skills in English.

Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Searches include pronunciation, etymology and built-in thesaurus.

TOEFL® Test Preparation: The Insider’s Guide

Prepare for the TOEFL® test and learn how to improve your score and English language skills from the experts who create the exam. is the thriving online community that connects current and future ESL?FSL professionals across Canada with focus on language training for adult newcomers.


Test of English as a Foreign Language site.


Information on English classes in BC from the WelcomeBC website.

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