Top 100 Language Blogs – Nominated blogs for Language Teaching

From all the great nominations we have received from Lexiophiles readers and bab.la users, we have compiled a list of 100 Language Blogs in the category Language Teaching. These blogs represent a great cross-section of experiences, written people all over the world. We hope you enjoy reading and also learning from them!

Nominations are over so take a look through the nominated list, choose your favorite blogs and vote for them here. You can vote for one blog per category. There are blogs in several languages, such as English, German, Polish, Portuguese, Japanese, Spanish, Swedish, French and Italian.

  • 26 LettersTowards better language teaching and learning (English)
  • A CLIL to ClimbBlog with games and downloadable activities for teachers (English)
  • A Journey in TEFLAbout teaching. (English)
  • A Linguist Goes to Law SchoolLinguistics and language. (English)
  • Accademia Del GiglioItalian language courses and Art school in Florence. (Italian)
  • Alex ErmakovAbout the special learning techniques aimed at language learning. (Russian)
  • Alice’s posterousYou will find the author’s attempt to use web 2.0 tools in her teaching and to enthuse her students, recipes, singing news, film reviews, unusual stuff, stuff she’s discovered thanks to her amazing PLN. (English)
  • Angela MaiersPutting Learners and Learning First. (English)
  • Anglais FacileFree English lessons by a British teacher. (French/English)
  • Apprendre lánglais en s’amusantA blog for French people who want to learn English. (French)
  • Becoming a Better EFL TeacherFor EFL teaching improvement to learn a foreign language to develop more productivity and skill as an Article Writer or give professional polished Speaking Presentations – You’re in the right place! (English)
  • Behind the CurtainThai, Lao, Cambodian, Mon, Burmese, Bahasa Indonesia, Bahasa Jawa, Bali, Sunda, Melayu, Tagalog and other languages from the Philippines, Gu Wen, Mandarin, Cantonese, Hakka, Hokien, Naxi and other Chinese dialects / regional languages, Hindi, Punjabi, Sanskrit, Pali and other Indic Languages, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Spanish, Italian, Signed English, Auslan and other Sign Languages, NLP, ESP or Esperanto … This Blog should have something for you. (English)
  • Better at EnglishReal engish for real people. (English)
  • Blog “Angielski OnLine”English teachers explain grammar and other English language phenomena. (Polish)
  • blog de prof – La dernière année d’une prof de francaisThe last year of a French teacher – stories and tips. (French)
  • Blog didatticiInformation and links about educational blogs. (Italian)
  • Blog italiano – lingua italiana ma non solo Lively and vividly illustrated bite-sized pieces of Italian language, culture and general information that keep the reader interested and constantly stimulated. (English)
  • BlogidiomasTeaching English, English lessons, resources and travel. (Spanish)
  • Burcu Akyol’s BlogImpressions, reflections, reviews, tips and resources from an English teacher. (English)
  • CATALÀ . catIt’s a blog full of resources both for teachers and for students who want to learn Catalan. (Catalan)
  • Chiltern Edge MFLResources and information for students and teachers of MFL at Chiltern Edge School. (English)
  • CHIODO SC(HI)ACCIA CHIODOFor students learning Italian. (Italian)
  • Confessions of a Comunity College DeanEducation and teaching blog (English)
  • daf-material WeblogLectors at Italian universities teaching German as a foreign language. (German)
  • DAILYFRENCHPODBlog on English as a foreign language. Discusses what tools there are and how to use them. (English)
  • Deut(sch)lichFive language enthusiasts form the language center Göttingen teaching German. (German)
  • Diario de una profesora de lengua castellanaDiary of a Spanish teacher. (Spanish)
  • DICAS DE INGLÊSUseful tips and practical information on Shakespeare’s language. (Portuguese)
  • DindirindinaSpanish woman teaching Italian. (Italian)
  • Ein Blog für Deutschlerner in aller WeltA blog for learners of German on the world. (German)
  • El blog de don abelTeaching Spanish, curiosities, correcting Spanish texts, discussing about the correct use of Spanish. (Spanish)
  • El blog para aprender inglésEnglish teacher shares her knowledge, lots of resources, everyday a new “lesson”. (Spanish)
  • e-Learning GoddesBlog about e-learning. (Italian)
  • English AdvantageEnglish Advantage Blog provides interesting and up-to-date information for international students who want to study in the US and for learners of English as a foreign language. (English)
  • English as a Second Language and Teacher TrainingESL and education blog. (English)
  • English CaffeEnglish learner willing to share his knowledge through tips and lessons for other english learners. (Portuguese)
  • English ExpertsMany tips and lessons to learn English and exchange ideas and knowledge about this language. (Portuguese)
  • English for AllBlog for the English learners, teachers and enthusiasts about learning languages. (Portuguese)
  • English SparkPutting a spark in the English learning community with tools to learn, share, collaborate and connect. (English)
  • Epea PteroentaLanguage, linguistics, literature, and film. (English)
  • ESL etc.Global Issues-themed Materials for English Language Teachers. (English)
  • ESL Lesson PlanESL Lesson Plans, Teaching Locales, Tips, Tricks & Budgeting Advice for Novice & Veteran ESL Instructors. (English)
  • ESL podPodcast for learners of English. Helps advance learners of English. (English)
  • Estudia inglesEnglish resources, English learning. (Spanish)
  • everythingESL – a blog about teaching English Language LearnerseverythingESL imparts the  challenges of teaching English Language Learners in the general education, ESL and bilingual classrooms. (English)
  • Foreign Language FunWhere learning languages is child’s play:  lessons, resources, and inspiration for teaching kids French and Spanish. (English)
  • Fragen Sie Dr. Bopp!Dr. Bopp answers user questions related to the German language. (German)
  • Free LanguageLessons, Podcasts, Study Guides, and more. (English)
  • Grammar GirlBlog with quick and dirty tips for better writing. (English)
  • If bees are fewReveries on teaching, learning, and living. (English)
  • IncrociTo share knowledge with other teachers. (Italian)
  • Inglês é CulturaEnglish tips and explanations. (Portuguese)
  • Inglês na Ponta da LínguaEnglish teacher sharing his knowledge with English learners. (Portuguese)
  • Inglês OnlineDicas, lições e guia de sites para quem aprende ou ensina inglês. (Portuguese)
  • Ingles totalEnglish resources, English learning and English course. (Spanish)
  • ItalianoFor students learning Italian from the Escuela Oficial de Idiomas di Ciudad Real. (Italian)
  • Janet’s Abruzzo EdublogBlog on the author’s thoughts on ELT issues and her own lesson ideas for learners and teachers of English to use.specialists via their blogs. (English)
  • John Wells’s phonetic blogEverything to do with phonetics. (English)
  • Kalinago EnglishTeaching EFL Teachers How To Teach Speaking. (English)
  • Learn ItalianFor students learning Italian. (Italian)
  • Learn JapaneseJapanese learning website ( include Japanese culture, grammer, songs). (Japanese)
  • Learn Languages NowBlog providing you with all the resources, articles and reviews you need to learn a new language. (English)
  • Learn Polish with Bilus’Blog on learning Polish. (English)
  • Lecciones de portugués 3.0Portuguese Language Blog. (Spanish/Portuguese)
  • LETUTORLETUTOR’s guide to languages. (English)
  • Língua à PortuguesaIngredientes: muitos erros, bastantes dúvidas e uma mão-cheia de reflexões. Juntam-se esclarecimentos, correcções e sugestões em quantidade generosa. Tudo polvilhado com bom humor. Porque queremos partilhar a nossa maneira de saborear a língua! (Portuguese)
  • Lingua ItalianaFor Spanish speaking students to learn about Italian language and culture. (Italian)
  • LinguismLanguage in a word. (English)
  • LingvistbloggenLingvistbloggen is writen by the people who work at the Insitution of Linguistics at Stockholm University. (Swedish)
  • London LanguageLanguage blog run by staff and students of English Language at Middlesex University in London. (English)
  • MagnablogItalian departmento of EOI Gandia. (Italian)
  • MappiBlog of an Italian teacher for foreigners. (Italian)
  • Marisa Constantinides – TEFL MattersLanguage Teaching, Teacher Education & New Technologies. (English)
  • Metrolingua“A fascinating and enlightening look at language and other important matters” – Rick Kogan, Chicago Tribune (English)
  • Miss ShonahLearn English Online with Miss Shonah. (English)
  • Mr. VerbDealing with language evolution. This blog looks deeper at what direction our language is taking us and how we use it. (English)
  • Multilingual ManiaMultilingual Parenting, Multilingual Education, Multilingual Advocacy. (English)
  • MuraloguTeaching and learning method for Japanese. (Japanese)
  • nihongo kyôshi no tsudoiExchanges ideas among Japanese language teachers. (Japanese)
  • NonsololinguaFor students learning Italian. (Italian)
  • OUP Global BlogThis blog is intended for teachers, trainers, lecturers and anyone else with an interest in keeping up with what’s happening in the world of ELT and what we’re up to. (English)
  • Paperless EnglishBlog by a high school English teacher. (English)
  • Pensamientos“If you talk in his language, that goes to the heart.” Nelson Mandela (English)
  • Português? É fácil!Blog com dicas de português. (Portuguese)
  • Prestwick CafeA virtual coffee shop to talk with teachers about literature, teaching, and what’s new at Prestwick House. (English)
  • Ressources FLE du ProfResources for the teaching and learning of French as a foreign language. (French)
  • Russian Word of the DayRussian Word of the Day, a blog aimed at first- and second-year students language, provides light-hearted discussion of basic Russian vocabulary with bilingual examples and cultural commentary on both Russian and American culture. (English/Russia)
  • RussificateRussificate: New Russian language blog, created in September 2009 by Yulia Amlinskaya, professional Russian language teacher, containing a great variety of interactive grammar, communication and vocabulary materials, exercises and quizzes for two different levels as well as Russian songs with exercises and a wide range of articles on Russian customs and traditions, literature and history, life and personalities, etc. (Russian)
  • Ryan’s linguistics blogTopics can range from phonetics to syntax to aspects of specific languages. (English)
  • Señorita in the City: A teacher’s blogWritten by a high school Spanish teacher in a NYC public school. Very inspiring and helpful to teachers! (English)
  • Six ThingsSix Things is a quirky miscellany of English language teaching, each post containing a list of exactly six things. (English)
  • Slang o’ the DaySlang o’ the day presents and discusses a new slag expression each day, to make sure we keep up with what those damn kids are saying. (English)
  • So this is English…A collection of ideas, thoughts, discoveries, feedback and anything else that comes to mind on the teaching and learning of English and the language itself. (English)
  • STM Publishing, Inc.Language programs for corporate and continuing education (English)
  • Straniero ma veroEducational blog to interculturalism. (Italian)
  • Superlearn 12345Language learning lessons for English, French, Italian, German and Spanish. (Arabic)
  • Talk To Me In KoreanKorean learning made simple and easy. (English/Korean)
  • Teacher Boot CampIdeas & challenges for teaching ELLs. (English)
  • Teacher Dude’s Grill and BBQRandom thoughts on teaching EFL/ESL and living in Greece. (English)
  • Teacher Training UnpluggedSimplifying Initial Language Teacher Education (English)
  • Teaching VillageBlog made by a passionate teacher, especially about teaching English to young learners. (English)
  • Tecla SAPBlog created to help English learners with their studies focused on common difficulties that Portuguese speakers have when learning English. (Portuguese)
  • TEFLtasticNews, views and reviews from Alex Case. (English)
  • The Butterfly EffectCreating shiny girls . . . (Spanish)
  • The English You Need BlogThe English You Need Blog provides free English grammar and vocabulary, exercises, learning tips, a variety of reading material, links and resources for EFL students. (English)
  • The FCE BlogAn afterclass meeting point for all First Certificate in English Students. (English)
  • The Island WeeklyEnglish teacher offers some grammar tips. (English)
  • The Lives of TeachersAbout teaching and learning languages (English)
  • Think and Dream in EnglishTeaching, learning, reading, writing, culture, literature, classroom management, new technologies, health… anything related to education. Think and Dream in English (plus some Spanish and Catalan). (English)
  • Una finestra sull’ItaliaFor students learning Italian. (Italian)
  • WissensLogsInstitut für allgemeine und angewandte Sprachwissenschaft. (German)
  • World Wide WordsInternational English from a British viewpoint. (English)
  • HellenisteukontosAn occasional blog on Greek linguistics (broadly meant). (English)
  • FestivaloAbout Petersburg’s Festival of languages. (Russian)
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    Nominated blogs for the other categories:

    Language Learning
    Language Technology
    Language Professionals

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