Learn at home

Wherever you teach, wherever you learn, we’re with you

Online resources and activities to help teachers, parents and students get the most out of learning at home.

For Teachers

Here you will find guidance and ideas for delivering lessons and homework online as well as material to support your professional development and wellbeing.

Teaching from Home

There are many ways you can start teaching English from home. From setting up a virtual classroom to using social media to connect with your students – see our top tips for engaging with learners online.

  1. Online Teaching Part 1: Getting Started
  2. Online Teaching Part 2: Practical Tips for English Language Lessons
  3. Online Teaching Part 3: Tips to Engage and Motivate Students
  4. Watch our latest webinar on Synchronous Teaching
  5. 10 ways home learning apps can boost children’s English learning
  6. 25 ideas for using WhatsApp with English language students
  7. Explore our Learn at Home playlist on YouTube for more useful tips and ideas for teachers

Online Teaching Resources

Online class activities for all ages and abilities at your fingertips.

  1. Discover NEW guides on how to take the Oxford Placement Test at home, and get 10% off until 31 May New
  2. Discover NEW guides on how to take the Oxford Placement Test for Young Learners at home, and get 10% off until 31 May New
  3. Free access to 148 Graded Readers e-books for all levels, ages and interests.
    Sign in or register for an account on Oxford Learner’s Bookshelf to access the offer until 30 June 2020.
  4. Get free access to the extra resources in our online dictionary - Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary premium
  5. Sign up to the Oxford Teacher’s Club for online resources from your ELT course
  6. Find free resources and word lists with Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries
  7. Visit our Graded Reader’s Hub to browse and download extra resources to use with our readers.
  8. Download free map posters, worksheets and answer keys to teach students about the English-speaking world
  9. Discover our new Oxford 3000 word videos and activities:

  10. Travel and Transport

    Travel and Transport Activity

    Media and Technology

    Media and Technology Activity

    Sport

    Sport Activity

    Fiction, TV and Film

    Fiction, TV and Film Activity

    Culture

    Culture Activity

    Business

    Business Activity

Professional Development

Continue your professional development at home with webinars, blogs and expert advice from Oxford.

  1. Oxford English Assessment Professional Development webinars
  2. ELTOC

  3. Epigeum are now offering two online courses for free: Teaching Online and Blended Learning
  4. Upcoming Webinars
  5. Webinar library highlights
  6. Advice from our experts
  7. Watch recordings of all the expert sessions at ELTOC 2020


Teacher Wellbeing

Take some time to focus your wellbeing so that you can continue to be a great teacher, even in demanding situations.

  1. Thinking Thoughtfully: Tips for your Wellbeing – Blog from Tammy Gregerson
  2. Tips for Language Teacher Wellbeing webinar
  3. Wellbeing video tips with Ushapa Fortescue

  4. Maintaining Discipline

    Maintaining Discipline

    Attitude of Gratitude

    Attitude of Gratitude

    Take a break

    Take a break

Get your students ready for their proficiency test

Your students can learn how to prepare for their English proficiency test during this series of free webinars packed with skills-training activities, techniques and tips to support their learning and test-taking success.

get ready

Our Monthly Newsletters

Sign up to one of our four monthly newsletters and explore our archive of blog posts, videos, resources and activities for all age groups:


For Parents

Support your child in learning English at home with tips and ideas for parents as well as apps and games that will make learning at home fun.

Guidance for Parents

Free online activities to support you with your child's learning. Try these fun ideas to motivate your child to learn English at home.

Oxford Parents

Apps for Home Learning

Apps and e-books are a great way for children to carry on learning wherever they are and help make English at home fun.

English at your fingertips

Graded Readers for Home Learning

Explore our collection of Graded Readers and browse or download extra resources to use alongside them.

Get free access to 148 Graded Readers e-books for all levels, ages and interests. Sign in or register for an account on Oxford Learner’s Bookshelf to access the offer until 30 June 2020.

Visit our Graded Readers Hub

Video tips for parents

Explore our Learn at Home playlist on YouTube for more useful tips and ideas for parents.

Subscribe to our YouTube playlist

For Learners

Learning English at home is made easy with our range of online resources for students of all ages. Connect with other learners from around the world or find activities you can start straight away wherever you are.

Online Learning Resources

Online activities to kick-start your learning at home


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