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Educational links to on-line lessons


These are links to external sites which may help you with your English studies. Please note that these websites are not affiliated to or sponsored by Riverside Language Program, and that RLP is not responsible for their content.


  • Video


    Watch videos according to level can see transcripts


    USA Learns

    Watch videos. You have to register.




    Exam English

    Practice for TOEFL exam.


    TOEFL, GMAT, GED information

    This website represents the company that makes the above tests. You can get information, take practice tests and even register for the test.


    TOEFL practice

    through New York Public Library

    You will need a library card and pin number (it is usually the last 4 digits of your phone number). Open up the NYPL website, then look for "Research", then "Articles and Databases". Look for "Learning Express Library". Then you will need to create a username and password. Look for "College Preparation" and you will find CUNY preparation as well as TOEFL preparation exercises.


  • News Websites

    BBC news

    Contains news with world-of-work tips, a 6-minute news program and pronunciation tips in British English.


    New York Times

    The Times in simple English.


    Voice of America news websites

    This news website has more than just news. It has news divided by levels, with audio, video, and grammar practice.


  • Grammar Websites

    A4 website

    Good for all levels -- has games, crossword puzzles, grammar exercises, vocabulary games, etc.


    Dave's ESL Cafe

    Has many, many links to other programs, especially studying for the TOEFL.




    English Grammar Lessons

    Has exercises for verb tenses


    English Learner

    Has grammar lessons divided by levels plus songs


    Learn English today

    This website has verb tense review, in addition to phrasal verbs and idioms



    This website has everything. Grammar, puzzles, games, listening, sentence scramble, you name it.



  • General

    Rong Chang

    View Refers you to other links depending on level and content


  • CUNY Tests

    CUNY exam preparation

    through New York Public Library


    You will need a New York Public Library card AND pin number (it's usually the last 4 digits of your phone number). Go to NYPL website, log in with your library account number (on back of card)and pin number. Then look for "Research" on the dashboard. After that, look for "Articles and Databases", then "Learning Express Library". You will then need to create a username and password for the Learning Express Library. On the left, look for "College Preparation". You will then find CUNY and TOEFL preparation.


    CUNY Tests help

    Gives information about the CUNY Writing Assessment Test


  • American Civics

    EL Civics



    This website has rather dry information about American civics, holidays and geography. Also has teacher worksheets. Be aware! There are lots of advertisements.

  • General

    GMAT information

    View Information about the GMAT


    Mango languages

    (through New York Public Library)

    View To access this fun language learning website, you need a library card AND pin number. On the library website, look for "Research", then "Articles and Databases". Search for Mango. You will then need to create a username and password. Mango operates via the translation method.


    Picture Dictionary site

    View Good for beginners.


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