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English-To-Go® provides self-study online interactive lessons for students. Below you will find the SelfAccess™ trial lesson, as well as samples from the lessons. Sign up a free trial.

Students can also use Instant Workbook exercises to study from home via the Internet. Instant Workbooks™ are linked to Instant Lessons™ for teachers. Click on the “i” icon to view the student sample exercises. If you want to be able to use Instant Workbook at school, tell us about it.

 

 

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SelfAccess Trial Lesson

Click here to view FREE samples of the SelfAccess online English lessons.

We also have 3 month IELTS, TOEFL and FCE exam preparation courses.

Beauty May Have a Price - Try this online academic lesson!

This FREE lesson looks at rules for writing job application letters and discrimination in the workplace. There are 8 exercises for you to do. In this lesson you will practise:

  • Choosing correct grammatical forms of words
  • Understanding vocabulary from context
  • Matching sentences halves
  • Completing a cloze
  • Using linking words to show contrast
  • Writing a formal letter applying for a job
  • Summarising the ideas in a text

 

Title:
Beauty May Have a Price

Topic:
Jobs, letters, discrimination.

Skills:
Writing a letter applying for a job, word forms, discourse markers of contrast, completing a cloze, matching sentences halves.



Instant Lessons and Instant Workbook samples: Try these FREE online lessons!


Title: An Eel Pet
Topic: A German family has kept an eel in its bathtub for the last 33 years and even trained it to swim into a bucket when someone needs to wash.
IWB
Skills:
Reading comprehension and grammar - pronouns and present perfect.
Level: Elementary


Title: Expensive Weddings
Topic: Marrying in Shanghai now costs the average Chinese worker eight years of salary.
IWB
Skills:
Vocabulary and listening.
Level: Upper-Elementary to
Pre-Intermediate


Title: Criss-Crossed Lovers
Topic: A man missed his girlfriend so much he flew 11,000 miles back to Britain from Australia to propose to her, only to find she wasn't there. She had flown from Britain to Australia! They even sat in the same airport lounge in Singapore at the same time... and didn't see each other.
IWB
Skills:
Listening and vocabulary - phrasal verbs.
Level: Intermediate


Title: Pacific Islands Sinking
Topic: Some Pacific Island nations are at risk of sinking beneath rising sea levels. Help write this imaginary letter from the Prime Minister of Tuvalu to the Australian Prime Minister regarding the Kyoto Protocol and read about the international law suit.
IWB
Skills:
Writing a letter, spotting grammatical mistakes and reading conprehension - 7exercises.
Level: Upper-Intermediate to Advanced


Title: Music Sales Sinking
Topic: English-To-Go interviewed American hip-hop musician, Michael Franti.
IWB
Skills:
Listening.
Level: Advanced


Other Resource Samples


Anna Grammar™

 
Expert advice on difficult grammar issues.  
Title: 'Except' and 'Except for'  
Level: All Levels  


Weekly Warmer™

 
Short activities designed to stimulate and energize your students.  
Title: Idioms - True and False - Heads and Hearts  
Level: Intermediate and above.  


Max Vocab™

 
Interesting and insightful information on the history of specific words.  
Title: Chocolate  
Level: All Levels  


 

 

 

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English-To-Go® offers 3 types of supplementary teaching materials.
Weekly Warmers are excellent as warm up lessons.
Anna Grammar will answer your tricky grammar questions.
Max Vocab explores the meanings behind different words and offers vocabulary worksheets at all levels.

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