Results tagged “esol”

New Testing Section: Reading Comprehension

By Red5 on Nov 10, 2006 | | 18 Comments

We have just released a brand new Reading Comprehension section. This area contains a selection of text-based reading comprehension exercises, many of which are based on ESL examination questions including Cambridge ESOL, TOEFL, IELTS and other major exams.

Site Downtime - 9th March

By Red5 on Mar 10, 2006 | | 0 Comments

During the day yesterday, Thursday 9th March, UsingEnglish.com suffered from a huge traffic load which resulted in our entire server crashing. As a result, the site was unavailable from about 13:00 GMT to about 23:00 GMT.

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Polls Problem

By Red5 on Oct 28, 2003 | | 1 Comments

Well I finally resolved the problem with our shop, as I stated earlier, and it's now up and running fully again (and slightly improved).

However, we've had some data files get corrupted in our polls area and so the entire thing is out-of-order! :-( I am currently asking our hosts to restore all of the data for the polls section from backup, and I'll let you know when it's up and running again.

Running a site is never a simple job, you know!

ESL Shop Downtime

By Red5 on Oct 24, 2003 | | 0 Comments

Our shop has been out of action for the last couple of days due to server issues which have now been resolved.

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