Self-Study

Are you too busy to go to a face-to-face class?  Do you have time at midnight to study? Do you like studying on your own? Do you need more resources to practice English?

The self-study learning options can be accessed 24/7. There are several options:

English Exercises: These are modules that have been developed for beginners, lower intermediate and intermediate learners.  Each module has several lessons to practise your listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.

Canadian Idioms: awesome activities to introduce you to several idioms generally heard in the workplace and in daily conversations.  Explore these phrases and try them out with your peers in the forums.

iEnglish: a set of resources and videos to give learners the tools they need to take more ownership for their language learning and to approach learning outside of the language classroom in an effective way.

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English Exercises

Language Explorer

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Language Explorer Acts will help you decide which lessons with English Online will best suit YOU.

Literacy Exercises

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The Starting Exercises focus on language literacy. If you are a beginner and have problems with reading, these are the… Read more »

Beginner Exercises

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The Beginner Courses focus on basic English skills (CLB 1-4). You will practice all four language skills in the workplace… Read more »

Intermediate Exercises

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The Intermediate Courses focus on intermediate English skills (CLB 5 – 8). You will practice all four language skills in… Read more »

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Canadian Idioms

Book idioms

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Books are considered as man’s best friend. This week we will learn few idioms related to books. Check out the… Read more »

Family idioms

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This week we will learn family idioms. Study the Powerpoint below. Do you recognize any of the idioms? Family idioms… Read more »

Countries Idioms

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Read the powerpoint below to learn this week’s idioms: Countries idioms from English Online Inc.

Spring Idioms

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Study the powerpoint below to know the meaning of our featured idioms: Spring idioms from English Online Inc.

Back Idioms

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Study the powerpoint below to know the meaning of our featured idioms: Back idioms from English Online Inc.

Multicultural Idioms 1

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Study this week’s idioms: Multicultural idioms 1 mb from English Online Inc.

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iEnglish

iEnglish Activities

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iEnglish is a set of resources and videos to give learners the tools they need to take more ownership for… Read more »

iEnglish – The World Of English

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iEnglish is a set of resources and videos to give learners the tools they need to take more ownership for… Read more »

iEnglish – The Shift

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This is the second video in the series, titled “The Shift”. Seven people from various parts of the world talk… Read more »

iEnglish – iLEAP Cycle, Part 1: Identify My Goal

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This video introduces the iLEAP cycle — a simple language learning pattern where learners: Identify their goal Locate language samples… Read more »

iEnglish – iLEAP Cycle, Part 2: Locate Language Samples

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This video features an engaging and animated presentation of the second step in the iLEAP cycle — locate language samples…. Read more »

iEnglish – iLEAP Cycle, Part 3: Explore Language Features

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This video presents the third step in the iLEAP cycle – explore language features. Learn how to plan reading, viewing… Read more »

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Activities Index

For a full list of all learning options and activity titles, see our Activities Index page.