Our Recommendations

Our choice of some of the best books, films, poems, blogs, photographs, web sites and anything else we think is worthy.   You are welcome to disagree with us.  



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Films are a great way to improve your English.  Going to the cinema is ok, and hiring DVDs is even better, because then you are in control. 

Watching them alone is okay, but watching them with your friends and then talking about them is even better.

You can discuss the films you've seen on the forum:-

English films / movies

If you're not sure how to best use films to improve your English, read these tips.

How to use a DVD player to help improve your English

If you're not sure what to read, don't worry.  We can recommend a book for you.  It could be one we've read, or one that a forum member has recommended.  And don't forget, you can recommend a book too.

A picture paints a thousand words, so here's another great way to improve your English.

Look at the picture, read the description, maybe pop along to Flickr to leave a comment (you'll need a "free" Flickr account).

A great collection of internet webby stuff as recommended by visitors to the Learn English Network.

Could be a web site, a Twitter feed, a Facebook page, a Google plus page, forum, video, basically anything on the net.  

If you would like to recommend a site etc. use this form, or post the link on the forum.

Nowadays you have the ability to access English TV via online streaming. Services like Netflix often provide the TV series in the original language, with subtitles.  Here are some of the best TV programmes for English learners.