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Learn English with our free English language courses for beginners to advanced level students.

Free English Courses

Including General English, IELTS, Phrasal Verbs, English Idioms and Science lessons.

Teacher Resources

Worksheets, Task Cards, Flash Cards and our printable Summary Charts.

24 Years of Excellence

Rob Woodward has been teaching English around the world since 1997.

Woodward English Courses

Woodward English Courses

General English

91 lessons

Woodward English has created this free online English course that is open to anyone around the world. This course helps you learn English from a Basic level to an Advanced level.

Phrasal Verbs

31 lessons

Our free phrasal verb course helps ESOL students learn the meaning and uses of phrasal verbs in English. This course is ideal for students at an intermediate or advanced level of English.

IELTS Preparation Course by Woodward English

IELTS Preparation

10 lessons

Are you planning to take the IELTS exam to study abroad? Do you need to take the IELTS exam for immigration purposes? Our free IELTS preparation course will help you achieve your goals.

Science lessons in English by Woodward English

Basic Science Lessons

2 lessons

This free course is aimed at covering topics taught in Science classes at an English-speaking school and will be useful both for native speakers and non-native speakers of English (ESOL students).

English Idioms Course by Woodward English

English Idioms

3 Lessons

Our free English Idioms course helps ESL / ESOL students learn the meaning and uses of common idioms in English. This course is ideal for students at an intermediate or advanced level of English.

English Conversation Course with Questions by Woodward English

English Conversation

16 lessons

In these free lessons, you will learn vocabulary and expressions that will help you to express yourself well during conversations in English. Each lesson is about a specific conversation question.

English Teacher Resources

English Teacher Resources

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Large variety of resources for English teachers

Includes: Lesson plans, English grammar / vocabulary worksheets, flash cards, task cards, PowerPoint presentations, 5-minute fillers, classroom signs, word searches, crosswords, our famous English summary charts, and games / activities that allow students to become actively engaged in their learning. 

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Used in over 10,000 classrooms around the world

Our English resources have been used in over 10,000 classrooms around the world. They can be purchased and downloaded via the trusted Teachers Pay Teachers website.

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Save time doing lesson preparation

We know teachers spend hours every week outside the classroom preparing for their lessons. Our photocopiable resources will save you precious time as they are ready to be printed and used in the classroom.

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Help me to help others

Purchasing any of our teacher resources allows me to continue creating more free English language resources for students on YouTube and other social media.

Learn ENGLISH AT HomE OR WORK

Learn English on YouTube

You can learn English at home or your workplace via our popular YouTube channel with over 592,000 subscribers and 47 million views. You don’t need to travel across town to go to a physical building, you can take our lessons from anywhere where there is an internet connection.

Our English Learning Websites

English grammar lessons by Woodward English

English Grammar

www.grammar.cl

Free English grammar lessons from basic English to advanced English. Includes our famous summary charts and our popular English grammar games.

English vocabulary lessons by Woodward English

English Vocabulary

www.vocabulary.cl

Free English vocabulary resources including vocabulary lists on a large range of topics (with our summary charts) and our online English vocabulary games.

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www.woodwardenglish.com

We have free courses for English language learners and printable resources for English teachers. We have articles about the English language and teacher tips.

Months Word Search in English

Months Word Search in English

What do these words have in common? They are all names of the months in English. How many months are in this word search? I have included all TWELVE months. This video can help you find some of the words that appear in this word search: YouTube channel members If you...

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English Error Analysis 8

English Error Analysis 8

English Error Analysis 8 This sentence is not correct: She doesn't listen me. Write the sentence correctly. What is the answer? This video will help you with your answer: You can also see our English lesson about Hear vs. Listen which will help you correct this common...

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Shapes Word Search in English

Shapes Word Search in English

What do these words have in common? They are all names of shapes in English. How many shapes are in this word search? I have included NINE shapes. This video can help you find some of the words that appear in this word search: YouTube channel members If you are a...

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English Error Analysis 7

English Error Analysis 7

English Error Analysis 7 This sentence is not correct: There are thirty childrens in the class. Write the sentence correctly. What is the answer? This video will help you with your answer: You can also see our English lesson about Child Children Child’s Children’s...

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Vegetables Word Search in English

Vegetables Word Search in English

What do these words have in common? They are all names of vegetables in English. How many vegetables are in this word search? I have included ELEVEN vegetables. This video can help you find some of the words that appear in this word search: YouTube channel members If...

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English Error Analysis 6

English Error Analysis 6

English Error Analysis 6 This sentence is not correct: My bedroom isn't enough big. Write the sentence correctly. What is the answer? This video will help you with your answer: You can also see our English lesson about ENOUGH which will help you correct this common...

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Woodward english

Who are we?

Rob Woodward discovered his passion for teaching English in 1997.

In 2002 Rob and his wife Angélica started a language school in Santiago, Chile and had thousands of students including diplomats, politicians, international CEOs and local TV stars.

We created material for our students and published them online. Other teachers and schools began using our material and Woodward English became very well-known online for its free charts and lessons. We then decided to dedicate our time and knowledge to helping as many people learn the English language online for free.

Now we are based in New Zealand and continue to help the world learn English. 

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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

How much do your English courses cost?

All of our English courses and lessons are completely free and I intend to keep it that way.

Why are Woodward English courses free?

I truly want to help as many people as possible to learn English for free.
In many countries, learning a language can be prohibitively expensive or sometimes just not available at all. There are many people that would like to improve their current circumstances though due to financial restraints, they cannot.
I have seen parents who would like to give their children a better future though cannot pay for English lessons at a language school or with private teachers. I have seen young adults with a lot of potential that don’t have the time to take English lessons on top of what they are already studying.

That is where I would like to help and why I have created these free English courses. They can be used alone as a self study tool or alongside another course you may be doing. Teachers can also benefit by having their students complete parts of these courses at home and then using the language in the classroom (thinking of flipped classrooms here).

However you use our courses, I hope you benefit from what we have created.

How is Woodward English financed?

At the moment mostly via savings. We have advertisements on the website that give us a small amount of income (please don’t use your ad-blockers with our website). Sometimes teachers or parents purchase our Printable Language Resources in PDF form which helps us a lot.  Some students are members of the paid section of Woodward English on YouTube which also helps a lot. At the moment these cover the costs of hosting though there are other expenses that need to be covered like the (expensive) yearly license for Adobe products (I use Abode Illustrator to create the charts and Adobe After Effects for the Videos) and we use dedicated servers due to the number of people (millions every month) that visit our websites.

Why aren't there more lessons?

Woodward English is not a big company with many people. It is just my wife and I doing what we can when we have time.

If there are any teachers that would like to volunteer some time or contribute material to our free courses, we would really, really appreciate it. Please send me a message via Twitter or Instagram if you are able to help in any way.

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