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  From practical tips to lesson plans and downloadable activities we offer you a huge range of resources to support your work on a daily basis.

teaching English

You can find teachers' articles on different aspects of teaching, find practical activities which you can download to use in your class, and share your ideas and thoughts with other teachers. teaching English website

Language Assistant

This site is for British Council language assistants. It has tips, materials and links to help you with your teaching. And there's lots here for any teacher of English.


SearchEnglish can put you in touch with the widest range of ELT resources on the web. The powerful search engine scans through a constantly growing database of news and journal links specifically picked for ELT professionals. You can use the pre-set search queries or register for free and set up your own searches which will update you by email as new articles and sites are added to the database.

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The Future of English?

How many people speak English? What will be the global language in 2050? This book has become an authoritative source of information and ideas about the English language and globalisation. You can now download it here for free.

Worldwide Survey of Primary ELT

This surveys what is happening in teaching English as a foreign language to Young Learners (children under the age of 11 years) across primary schools world-wide in both the public and private sectors.

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