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Learning English as a Second Language online

Learn English as a Second Language online using ESL learning videos. ESL for foreign students as they learn classroom English using our online ESL videos and video lessons. Improve your ESL listening, reading, writing and speaking skills as you study school curriculum lessons



Right around the world, literally millions of students of school, college and university age are studying and learning English as a Second Language. And many travel to other countries to attend English-speaking schools in which to learn.

But there’s a major problem for those ESL students that few schools and English Language teachers are providing a solution for.

The majority of those English Language students are being taught a style of English that is great for their day to day lives, but of limited use in the classroom.

The brightest student might be comfortable knowing how to ask for a cup of coffee in English, but once confronted with words like “metamorphosis” in a Biology lesson, or “photosynthetic” in a Science class, they are completely lost.

And those students that have travelled to attend schools in another country to improve their English Language skills, are effected the worst.

Their Science or Biology teacher is there to teach that particular subject and not teach English as a Second Language, ….and often the foreign student is hesitant to admit that they don’t understand many important words. Before long they are falling behind and failing their grades.

Zane Education’s online Visual Learning solution now provides the ideal solution using video for those English Language students who need a working knowledge of “classroom English”.

Zane provides an online video library where each video is provided with English subtitles, and is used to teach more than 260 curriculum topics across 11 different school subjects. Using these subtitled videos, each student has the ability to learn each school topic and improve their English Language skills ……….at the same time.

By watching and listening to each video and then reading the video subtitles, the student has the advantage of hearing the words spoken and pronounced correctly in English. At the same time they can see how each word is spelt and how it is used correctly in each sentence. And above all, they can see and understand the context in which it is used.

When they see and hear a particular word that they do not understand, they have the benefit of being able to pause the video, and use the interactive study tools to learn the meaning of the word, to enable them to understand and include that word meaningfully in their vocabulary.

Using video in this manner also offers two other significant benefits.

The student is able to learn and study entirely at their own speed, which is essential to them achieving their greatest individual potential.

Secondly, the use of online video gives the student the ability to study at any time they choose. In other words it minimizes the need to employ specialist tutors or attend specialist classes.

But Zane Education’s Visual Learning solution offers much more than just the use of subtitled video.

The video teaching of each curriculum topic is complimented with:

  • A Lesson Planning Guide providing additional supplemental activities important to the thorough learning of that topic,
  • Interactive study tools that enable each topic to be fully explored and understood,
  • and online testing using multiple choice quizzes - with each correct and incorrect answer being fully explained to ensure the learning process continues.

And now the best news of all.

Our online learning and ESL resources are available to use on-demand using an inexpensive online monthly or annual subscription system that provides students with 24 hour a day access costing from as little as $8.99 to $17.99 per month. A cost that is significantly cheaper than buying text books or employing specialist tutors.

If you are a student studying English as a Second Language, or you are the parents of a student that is, your decision right now to purchase your first month's subscription will make all the difference to how successfully those new English Language skills are learnt and developed.

It could also make the difference between their success and failure learning other subjects in the classroom, particularly if they are studying in an English-speaking school or college.

To purchase your subscription and for further information about your choice of subscriptions, go to the very top of this page and select the Buy a Subscription link.

And when you have completed your purchase, please don't forget to visit our Downloads page where you will find a wide selection of freely downloadable User Guides including a Guide for the Student Studying English as a Second Language, provided to help achieve the best results.


* Subjects include: Science & Biology, Social Studies (History & Geography), English (Literature & Writing), Math (free), Art, Music, Religious Studies, Health, Library Skills, Social Sciences.

Zane's online learning benefits...

Our advanced online learning solution provides these significant and unequalled benefits:

  • Parent or Teacher Benefits
  • No ESL Tutors or special ESL classes needed
  • Clear, straight forward and simple to use
  • Produces better learning outcomes
  • Enables students to study on their own
  • Family subscription includes all children
  • Available online at any time 24/7
  • Student Benefits
  • Makes learning fun and more interesting
  • Provides for different learning styles
  • Improves English as school subjects studied
  • Saves student from falling behind at school
  • Enables child to learn at their own speed
  • Helps develop independent learning

Membership Options

Customers can complete a free Registration for a Basic Membership by going to our Registration Page.

Access to the use of our full subtitled videos is a Premium Service and requires the purchase of a Gold, Silver or Bronze Membership subscription

  • Features
  • ESL User Guide
  • Subtitled Educational Videos *
  • DEMO Subtitled Videos
  • Free math videos
  • All quizzes for each topic
  • Video study tools
  • Downloadable Lesson Plans
  • Learning objectives
  • Other onsite resources
  • Zane Video catalogue (PDF)
  • Tech Support
  • Zane Home Learning Guide
  • Christian Learning Guide
  • Free Membership
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* Subscription Options:

Gold Membership - all videos for all subjects for all Grades

Silver Membership - all videos for all subjects for the chosen Grade

Bronze Membership - all videos for all Grades for the chosen Subject