20-Minute ESL Lessons: These audio lessons cover basic vocabulary for a variety of everyday situations, including office life.
About.com English Vocabulary: About.com has a number of resources for ESL including these helpful business vocabulary lessons for several different industries.
Aardvark’s English Forum: In the student section of this forum, you can read famous quotations, work your way through novels in English, and do interactive language exercises to understand the written English language better.
Vocabulary Quizzes: These word quizzes cover everything from animals and food to famous quotes and American slang.
Culips: Billed as “a podcast for English learners throughout the world,” this fantastic site tailors content to a variety of languages. Hosts use news, history, and slang to break down the quirks of the English language.
ESL Aloud: These lessons range from basic word instruction to more complex scenarios like going to the store or working in an office.
Podcasts in English: This site offers free podcasts for anyone looking to learn English. They’re separated by skill level and subject so you can choose what fits you best.
VOA Learning English: With this Voice of America channel, you can hear news and feature stories in American English, but spoken 33% slower than normal to make it easier to follow along. You’ll get a grasp on a wide range of vocabulary subjects.
Listen and Read Along: This is exactly what it sounds like. Listen to stories and read along with them by following the highlighted word. Hear pronunciation and intonation while getting a better grasp on sentence structure.
OMGmeiyu’s channel: This site is great for Chinese speakers. YouTube user OMGmeiyu uses her animated style and knowledge of Chinese to help native Chinese speakers learn English in a fun and relatable way.
Teacher Phil: Study basic English, business English, idioms, and more with Teacher Phil. You’ll learn how to speak with an American accent and use proper English, even taking on some of the more confusing language rules.