Upcoming events

See what's happening in your area...

The whys and hows: assessing 21st century skills in the primary classroom

19th - 20th February 2019


21st century skills, how do we define them and how do we assess them in the primary classroom? Join us as we look at the role of assessment in the...

Do you speak 2019? Aspects of Contemporary English

22nd - 26th February 2019


Today, the English Language is changing and evolving at an unprecedented rate and new words and usages are being coined all the time. This session...

Helping learners build core vocabulary: the new Oxford word lists

26th February 2019


Help your students to build core vocabulary in English with the newly revised Oxford word lists. Julie Moore will introduce you to the new Oxford...


Our blog

Subscribe to our blog to receive updates of interest to you.

Teaching English to Preparatory Year Programme (PYP) students

19 February 2019

To be successful at university, students in Preparatory Year Programmes need to improve their language skills in a fairly short amount of time. At a...

Developing listening skills with storytelling | Gareth Davies

15 February 2019

Storytelling in ELT is often seen as the preserve of the young learner teacher. Telling a story with lots of repetition, noises, and action is...

What is a core vocabulary?

13 February 2019

It’s very difficult to say exactly how many words there are in the English language because it depends how you count them and, of course, language is...

More articles in our blog

Articles and activities

Try some of our teaching resources

Business English dictionaries: do we need them?

How specialist English dictionaries can be helpful for both teachers and students.

CEFR in Primary

The CEFR is learner centred, promotes learner autonomy, and places an emphasis on self-assessment and the concept of life long learning.

The Common European Framework: 'For' and 'Against'

Read the summary of the points raised at the recent ELT Journal/IATEFL Debate.

See all

Latest videos

Our YouTube channel features videos to support your teaching and to develop new skills.

More videos