Many of the no-cost items
Free University are useful to advanced ESL
students. Some items are even useful to students just starting
to learn English as their second language.
If you are now studying in
the USA, Canada, or the UK - or you plan to study in the
US or other english speaking country, this information
Just following the weekly postings to the BFU
college blog should be instructional.
As you search thru BFU
it will help to have a good dictionary
and an encyclopedia
handy. A translation tool from English to your primary language
will almost certainly be required.
Free University was established to assist
small businessmen find information and training. BFU
has grown to include education in other disciplines. Study
ESL in Canada, in the US, in England, China, Poland -- or
anywhere in the world using materials found for no cost at
Here is just some of the alphabet
soup spilled on students of English as a foreign language;
ESL, EFL, ESOL, ELL, LEP, TOEFL, TESOL. I have seen all sorts
of divisions for the levels of English skills, far too many
in fact. We will go back to calling it beginning English,
intermediate English, and advanced English.
Do not just view or read the introduction
pages to BFU.
You will find more information is available after you register.
You can register
for no-cost, and monitor the college courses at no-cost.
There are several articles included in course material, once
again for free. All classes may also
be monitored for free, you only pay if you wish to work for
We plan to set up a list of online, ESL beginning
resources that fit into our colleges; Business,
If there is already a good source we will just link to it.
There are no plans for a full directory yet, just something
helpful to ESL students. Note the webrings at the bottom of
the page, these rings should bring you to many sites with
good ESL / EFL materials.
There are books listed that will help you
learn new and wonderful things, even while you learn English.
You are not required to use our links to buy books, get them
where you can save money, or borrow them.
We are busy working on Bastiat
Free University right now, BFU
is not yet complete. We will Part of becoming complete will
be some English as a foreign language courses.
Our goal with this page is to provide a list
of books and free material that will help prepare you for
learning in an English speaking school. Visit Bastiat
Free University today and find some other
materials that will help you.
is seen and what is not seen
Incredible Bread Machine
Adventures of Jonathan Gullible
Happened to Penny Candy?
Law by C. F. Bastiat
Audio Book Downloads
Another great resource is: Activities
For ESL / EFL Students.
For another EFL view check out ESLinCanada.com
- they are a directory and resource site for Canadian ESL
These are all reasonable for intermediate
to advanced English as a second language students. If you
understand them, you can succeed at almost any course at
BFU. Soon I will post some books, articles,
or links for the beginning English as a second language student.
To stay up to date on Bastiat
Free University, visit the BFU
school blog and BFU
lens and bookmark the page.