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Links to external resources for learning English
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Here are a few helpful links to sites useful when learning English.

First and the best is LEO, probably the most famous online dictionary…it also includes a great vocabulary trainer.
Leo-Online Dictionary

We also recommend the application, ‘Lion’ it is a desktop dictionary. Just highlight the word, right-click, and the translation automatically opens.
Lion Application

Using English is a site dedicated to learners of English as a Second Language, both for reference, as well as a large number of practice exercises. (Only in English).
Using English

About.com offers resources for all learners of English. (Only in English). With explanations of Grammar rules, and online quizzes.
About.com - Beginners

Spotlight Online offers resources for those learning English, probably one of the more well-known publications, in both English and German

English-Hilfen.de offers clarifications to the mysteries of English grammar. In both English and German, it is a great resource. Perhaps this and Leo are the two best…

For all levels, including children, English Grammar 4 U online has many activities, exercises and references. In English and German.
English Grammar 4 U online

English-Zone.com is a good resource, but is no longer completely free. Only in English, but still with many useful free pages for grammar and vocabulary practice.

For the most advanced, here is a guide to grammar and writing from the Capital Community College Foundation, with many useful exercises and resources:
The Guide to Grammar and Writing

Only in German, this site is part of the LBS in Baden-Württemberg. Tests and exercises on grammar usage, Vocabulary, and tenses.
Landesbildungsserver Baden-Württemberg

(Online Dictionary) Linguee is oriented more towards Technical English, free and in German. It is possible to check translations of sentences and text that have been already translated by others.

Free English level tests, unfortunately, only in English. However, test results also provide links to other sites for additional learning. Some sites are in English and German.

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