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English Current is a free ESL website for students and teachers of English.

Teachers: browse the tags on the left to find a lesson plan for conversational English class or use the above menus to locate worksheets & articles for English teaching. See the For Teachers section for help on using our lesson plans.

Students: take our free English tests or study worksheets on idioms, phrasal verbs, prepositions, and common English mistakes. Our free lesson plans are also good for improving vocabulary & reading comprehension skills.

New Material:

Five High Fives (So/Too/Neither/Either): (06/27) Students give high fives to classmates they have something in common with.

Teaching Tool: Socrative.com: (06/19) A free online tool for live in-class quizzes.

So/too/either/neither Speaking Activity: (06/12) A game for practicing so/too/either/neither and yes/no questions.

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