The Open University is the UK’s largest academic institution. The school’s OpenLearn website gives everyone free access to both undergraduate and graduate-level course materials from The Open University. Courses cover a wide range of topics, such as the arts, history, business, education, IT and computing, mathematics and statistics, science, health and technology.
UC Berkeley, one of the best public universities in the United States, has been offering live and on-demand webcasts of certain courses since 2001. Hundreds of UC Berkeley courses, both current and archived, are now available as podcasts and webcasts. Courses cover a range of subjects, including astronomy, biology, chemistry, computer programming, engineering, psychology, legal studies and philosophy.
If you are looking for a wide range of free courses offered online, MIT is your best option. More than 1,800 free courses are offered through the school’s OpenCourseWare project. Courses are in text, audio and video formats and translated into a number of different languages. Students all over the world use OpenCourseWare and 96 percent of visitors to this site say they would recommend it to someone else.
Carnegie Mellon University offers a number of free online courses and materials through a program called Open Learning Initiative. OLI courses are intended to allow anyone at an introductory college level to learn about a particular subject without formal instruction. Course options include such offerings as statistics, biology, chemistry, economics, French and physics.
Tufts OpenCourseWare is part of a new educational movement initiated by MIT that provides free access to course content for everyone online. Tufts’ course offerings demonstrate the University’s strength in the life sciences in addition to its multidisciplinary approach, international perspective and underlying ethic of service to its local, national and international communities.
- Harvard University Channel on YouTube
English Town (Business English):http://www.englishtown.com
Online Schools: http://www.internet.colleges.net
English Courses in London:http://www.onetooneenglish.co.uk
General English, Cambridge, IELTS in small classes, and 1-1
Online Schools (in general): http://www.eduguideonline.com
Get your education at an online school. Free information
Rosetta Stone: http://www.RosettaStone.com
Various software programs to learn English
Learn English Online: http://www.1-language.com/
Free, comprehensive ESL Site including forums, realtime chat, jobs, grammar, helplines, multi-lingual content and much more.
- Free English: http://www.freeENGLISH.com
- English Mentor: http://www.EnglishMentor.com
- English To You: http://www.English2U.com
- GlobalStudy: http://www.globalstudy.com/
Guide to international education, including message boards and a directory of English language school websites in the United States, Canada, Great Britain, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.
Google (Search Engine):http://www.google.com
Put in “English lessons and tutorials online” or “English as a second language” (or “ESL”) to find other sites.