English File

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
  • Read the latest articles about English File - including a regular feature from authors Clive Oxenden and Christina Latham-Koenig
  • Watch the latest English File videos
  • Get exclusive sample material from the forthcoming third editions - before anybody else!

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

English File Picture Bank

A resource to help you present and practise the key structures in New English File. You can use the pictures to make flashcards or copy them onto the board.

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.

Reading Texts

Selected reading texts from the New English File Student’s Book as Word documents to adapt and use in your lessons.

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 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.

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.

End-of-lesson Coolers

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.

Teacher Link downloadable extra ideas and materials

Extra lesson ideas and resources.

Study Link Resources

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

English File Vocabulary Calendar PDF ( 67 KB )

For Spain: Intermediate Plus DVD Booklet Teacher's Notes

Seven Files of Teacher's Notes to help with the Colloquial English lessons on the DVD.

Listening Scripts in Word

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

Cloze maker

Make your own cloze exercises, using your own texts or texts from the New English File and English File third edition Student's Book.

Common European Framework of Reference Introduction

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

“Let’s Talk – English File” Competition Terms and Conditions PDF ( 599 KB )

Full terms and conditions of our English File competition can be found here. Entries must be received by 31st March 2014. Good luck!

Best Extras Competition

Here you will find the winning entries from the Best Extras competition held in 2011.

Wordlists

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’.

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.

Student's Site

Practise your English on the New English File website.

Visit the Student's Site

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