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British Council Ethiopia has set up an English Language Teaching Resources Centre (ELTRC) which offers its members access to a wide range of ELT materials in various formats. The centre has a collection of over 14,000 ELT items, including books, audio, video, CD-ROMs and the Internet. The centre is intended for those who want to study to improve their English and there is also a special section for teachers and teacher educators. Current members include teachers, university and college students, lecturers and managers.

Our collection for learners is organised according to the level of English skills of the user:

English for Beginners * Pre-Intermediate * Intermediate * Advanced.

There are also special subject areas:

English for Special Purposes * English for Children * Stories * Grammar.

Our Teacher Education collection has sections on:

Teacher Development * Assessment * Language Analysis. The Centre subscribes to electronic resources using CD-ROMs and the Internet. These include electronic journals, language and subject dictionaries such as:

The Centre has an online learning zone. The learning zone has book-marked various recommended ELT Resources from the Internet to offer teachers and learners quick and easy access to on-line learning resources on the Internet.. Our locally hosted e-nglish web site helps users to make use of the CDs and journals to which the Centre has subscribed and directs them to other useful links such as our own Learn English site.

Members can register at the Centre for an ELT online orientation session. They are also entitled to a coupon which costs ETB 3 for 30 minutes access to the Internet for English language learning resources.

ELTRC membership entitles you to:

The loan of a maximum of :

  • 2 audio resources for 14 days.
  • 2 ELT books for 14 days
  • 2 ELT video (including documentary videos) for 5 days
  • 1 journal for 3 days
  • 1 magazine for 3 days

    A recent passport size photograph ID card, passport or driving license Sponsor

    Cost: ETB 80 per year

    For more details, please contact:

    Dr. Solomon Hailu: Manager, English Language Services
    Adwa Avenue, Artistic Building
    PO Box 1043
    Addis Ababa
    Telephone 251-1-55 00 22
    Fax 251-1-55 25 44

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