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Welcome to Your English File - the online home of English File.

Here you will find exclusive English File materials. You can:

  • View and download teaching resources for use in your English File classes
  • Watch the latest English File videos
  • Get sample material from the third editions.

Make sure you keep checking back for new material, this page will be updated regularly.

English File Dyslexia-friendly Tests

English File unit and progress tests specifically designed for learners with dyslexia.

Listening Scripts in Word

Full listening scripts from the Student’s Book as Word documents to adapt and use in your lessons.

Common European Framework of Reference Introduction

What is the Common European Framework of Reference? What are its aims?

Common European Framework of Reference Portfolio

The main aim of the Language Portfolio is to present language qualifications and learning experiences in a clear way. This document contains three sections: the Passport, the Biography, and the Dossier. It gives an overview of descriptors as well as a detailed breakdown of where they are covered in each lesson of the Student’s Book.

Adapting Tests for students with dyslexia


The New English File and English File third edition wordlists, with key lexical phrases and vocabulary items.

Weblinks and Projects

Weblinks with topics related to the lessons and suggested ‘mini-projects’.

Study Link Resources

What Study Link is, how it works, and how it helps.

English File Recommended Readers PDF (4 MB)

Choose the right graded reader for your course

Practical English mini-phrasebook

A two-page PDF with all the YOU HEAR/YOU SAY language from the Practical English lessons – perfect for students who are travelling. This is also available in black and white, and on the Student’s Site.

Crossword Maker

Download adaptable New English File and English File third edition crosswords, or make your own to give your students fun vocabulary practice.

Common European Framework of Reference Mapping

These documents map New English File and English File third edition to the CEFR. It gives an overview of descriptors which shows where they are covered in New English File and English File third edition, and a detailed breakdown of the Student’s book which shows the descriptors covered in each lesson.

UK ESOL Guides

ESOL guides map New English File to the Adult ESOL core curriculum, and Skills for Life exam guides for Cambridge ESOL.

Warmers, Coolers, Fillers

Use these ideas as 'fillers' at the end of a class. Many of them will also work well as warmers, or as quick revision activities.

Course Syllabuses

The New English File and English File third edition syllabuses.

Guide to the Student's Website

A guide to the interactive exercises, games, and resources on the New English File Student’s Site.

Vocabulary mind maps

Mind maps for each of the English File Vocabulary Banks. The mind maps are an excellent tool to help students categorize and memorize the vocabulary. They can be used to understand the relationships between words and are a useful aid for those who have a visual learning style. Each mind map is supplied in two versions: Complete: a version that contains all the lexical items in the Vocabulary Bank; Practice: a blank version for use in class, so you can test the vocabulary in the Vocabulary Bank and also add in other words if you want.