English on the Run!

Posted on Friday, April 24, 2009

English on the Run! is a useful website where students can learn English online for free. There are quick lessons on reading, writing, and English grammar, along with classroom-ready activities for teachers. The authors of the site are Ana Clara Sanchez and Gabriel Obando, from the University of Nariño at Pasto, Colombia.


  • Review of key reading techniques (skimming, scanning, using context) and important points to remember when writing in English (the paragraph, how to write a paragraph, transitional signals, punctuation rules, capitalization rules, the essay)
  • Lessons on essential English grammar points: the present simple tense, the present progressive tense, the past simple tense, the present perfect tense, the future tenses, conditionals, reported speech
  • Ready-made activities for teachers to use in class, complete with lesson plans and links to supporting Web resources
  • Essays written by students of the University of Nariño at Pasto, providing useful cultural information about Pasto
  • Guide to using email and searching the Web
  • Links to other useful English learning websites
Site URL: http://www.geocities.com/gob72/englishontherun.html

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