English Language

Check out the research databases, websites and other resources below

Research databases

The following databases cover a huge range of subjects including articles related to education and teaching.

ProQuest(external link)
Academic Search Complete(external link)
Science Direct(external link)
Academic OneFile(external link)

Other Useful databases

ERIC(external link)
For access to articles specialising in education and teaching. 

LinkedIn Learning(external link)
LinkedIn Learning provides access to many useful resources on English Language teaching and self learning. It also includes relevant resources on topics related to creative industries(external link)Business(external link) and technology.(external link)

eSerials online

ELT Journal(external link)


Collins English dictionary online(external link)
Contains a dictionary, thesaurus and translator.

Roget's Thesaurus online(external link)

Translation dictionary(external link)
This dictionary provides translation of words between English and different languages including Dutch, Italian, Japanese etc.


Online grammar and spelling checker(external link)

Recommended Websites

ESLinsider(external link)
ESL Resources for teachers.

Ministry of Education, ESOL online(external link)
ESOL Online is a site for teachers to respond to the needs of their English language learners.

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages(external link)
A global professional association for English language educators teaching English as a second, foreign, or other language.

British Council(external link)
The British Council is the UKs international organisation for educational and cultural relations. It has a wide range of resources.

BBC learning English(external link)
English language resources on grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, general and business English.

IELTS Tests(external link)
Users can access mock IELTS tests from this website. Need to create a free account.

Skwirk Interactive Schooling(external link)
Alliteration, assonance, emotive language, colloquial, slang, jargon, neologism, cliché, rhetorical questions.

Further Reading

Additional reading and research resources can be found in the library collection including books and magazines via this link below.

English Language(external link)

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