Questions tagged [resource-request]

For questions about (links to) external resources. These are (generally) discouraged on the main site, as they attract opinion-based answers and spam, but on Meta some lists of external resources are maintained.

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Book recommendations for English learners

I'm looking for a book that shows in the majority of the chronological learn (if possible) about the English topics. The ideal is explanatory texts over exercises to learn. For example, Basic English ...
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Is there a dictionary that shows pronunciation strictly in IPA?

I am very confused to see that there are many online dictionaries out there that shows pronunciations with phoneme symbols but not strictly IPA. For example, for the word 'entail', the pronunciation ...
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Challenging DIY listening tests

I'd like you guys to hit me with the most ridiculously hard listening tests (> C2 level) you are able conjure up from the depths of the Web. My criteria for a proper DIY listening test are as ...
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Which sources should one refer to verify spelling according to UK English?

Apologies if this is off-topic here. I was unsure where to ask it. Please migrate to the main site if it is on-topic there. If it is not on-topic in both the main site as well as here, please close it....
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What are some popular EFL textbooks in Japan?

I'm looking for a shortlist of popular EFL textbooks that are commonly used in Japan. I'm mainly interested in textbooks aimed at beginner or intermediate adult learners (including young adults like ...
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Grammar books for native speaker?

As a well-read native speaker, I know what “sounds right”, but I often don’t know the formal terminology or rules to explain why to a learner. Are there any grammar books or other resources that can ...
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What are the best open-source free journals for ESL/EFL?

For academics who don't have access to subscription-based online journals, what are some of the best open-source (free) journals related to English language teaching and learning? Peer-reviewed ...
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Reference for decomposing English words

I learned that a good way to grow vocabulary is learning root words and recognize prefixes and suffixes and other parts of a word. So I am looking for a way to decompose a specific word. Is there any ...
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Idiomatic American English resources

I'd like to improve my spoken English and thought maybe it was a good start to learn how to have a proper conversation, or order a meal in a restaurant, or going into a shop and ask for help for ...
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Grammar Book Recomendation [duplicate]

I searched "Grammar Recomendation", however I could not find any questions and answers on this matter. So, could anyone recommend me some grammar books? I would appreciate to read both basic ...
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Do we have any forum on Stack Exchange for queries on Shakespearean English queries?

I am looking forward to ask interpretation on poetry and Shakespeare's drama play's text. Is there any forum to discuss the same. Is ELL Stack Exchange relevant for such questions?
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How can I find partner for English conversation? [duplicate]

I am searching for partner who can speak with me English. I searched websites that match people for learning English, but couldn't find any person. Where I can find partners?
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Morphological dictionary

I was wondering whether you knew of an online dictionary where you could find a word and other words derived from it. Like, for instance, "passion", "passionate" "passionately" etc.
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English course for support position?

I'm looking to improve my English skills as a support person working for an IT company through live chat, can you recommend a series of videos or a youtube channel that can help me with that? All I ...
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Are there any usable prosody tools for English sentences?

Below is an example of what I mean. Is there something similar to this but for English? This is a Japanese prosody tools developed by labs at The University of Tokyo. You can try inserting this ...
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Can the Off-Topic Flag Include a Reason that Is "This Is a Request for Resources"?

Right now, the off-topic reasons include: Basic questions on spelling, meaning or pronunciation are off-topic as they should be answered using a dictionary. See: Policy for questions that are ...
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Please suggest a good web site where I can ask what is said in a short part of a video?

I'm already good enough at reading, but I have to focus on listening and also reproducing what I hear in the resources I use for listening practice. When I watch an English video, I don't need a ...
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English texts with Russian translation

Can you give me some web sites where I can find English texts for intermediate level with translation to Russian? I going to memorize the texts to improve my speaking skill.
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Can you suggest simple but more or less complete lecture notes or similar for studying sentence analysis?

I'm new at this so I don't really know what to look for. Is there any lecture notes you could suggest in order to improve my understanding of sentence structure, complements, prepositional phrase, ...
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Dictionary which allows specific searches

I am searching for an English and/or American English dictionary which enables me to search, for example Nouns which begins/ends/includes the chunk 'exa' Does anyone know such an online dictionary ...
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ELT like Headway but with AE and USA culture [duplicate]

For ELT literature I usually see books from the UK that put accent on British English and English literature and culture. Is there quality ELT material with the accent on American English and USA ...
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Help Find (or Create) a CW Resources List

I could have sworn we had a CW meta post that listed references useful to English learners; dictionaries, sites like lang-8, grammar references, etc. Since resource requests are off topic, this post ...
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Resources for learning English

This is a specifically created Community Wiki which gathers resources for learning English and it has been approved by the Community itself. It should be clear that the resources are not written by ...
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Alternative websites for proofreading

What websites are available where people can practice writing English, and have their written work corrected by native speakers? (It'll be useful to point people to this question if they've asked a "...