Learn English at BBC to Improve Your English Skills
BBC, also known as the British Broadcasting Corporation, is a British government-owned broadcaster which is based in London. It was founded in 1927 and has become the largest broadcaster in the world. It provides impartial public service broadcasting in the United Kingdom, Channel Islands and Isle of Man. Outside of the UK, the BBC World Service provides service.
About Learning English at BBC
Besides its world-renowned news coverage, BBC also provides online resources for English learners. English learners can go to the website of BBC to enter the English learning webpages where they can learn general and business English, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation, sports English, and find materials for teachers and so on.
By learning English online at BBC, you can learn whenever and wherever you want to. It is complete free and it is simple, easy and convenient to use. What is more, there are different types of materials, which make your learning more interesting.
How can you learn English online at BBC to improve your English skills?
Before you begin, you will need to prepare the following:
- A computer with internet access.
- Go to the website of BBC at www.bbc.com and then click on the link at the bottom of the web page marked “Learning English”.
- Click on the category that you want to learn about. For example, click on the link marked “Grammar, Vocabulary & Pronunciation”.
- There will appear all the materials about grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation study. Click on the material that you want to study. For example, click on the link marked “Ageing populations”.
- Click on the button marked “LISTEN” to listen to the report along with the text.
- Click on the button marked “LISTEN” to listen to the vocabulary along with the vocabulary list. If you need, you can also download the materials by clicking on the “download” button.
- If you have any questions or problems, you can go to the FAQ page for Learning English at http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/081121_help.shtml.
BBC is best known for its comprehensive news all around the world. Actually, it is also a comprehensive resource center for English learners to learn English. You should try it.