The British Council is pleased to offer you the possibility to join the IATEFL conference, which starts on 10 April 2015, online through our specially developed website.

We are excited to announce the nominees for this year’s ELTons Awards – the only international awards that recognise and celebrate innovation in the field of English language teaching, sponsored by Cambridge English Language Assessment.

Do you write great lesson plans? Enter the Premier Skills English lesson plan competition and you could win a fantastic prize.

This year's E-merging Forum 5 conference in Moscow took place from 12-14 March 2015.

Read our latest blog post by Rachael Roberts Learning vocabulary through reading. Rachael presents a number of useful strategies for helping learners expand and retain vocabulary.

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Hi JimIn your post you say;[quote=jimhaines] Students need to learn 'critical thinking' before... read comment
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nizia
hello i am new member here...thanks minyakbulus read comment
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Sally Trowbridge
HiThanks for your comment. Here are a few of our lessons and activities based on tenses:Future... read comment
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RachaelRo
March 2015 blog topics
Thank you to everyone who wrote blog posts in February - we enjoyed reading your entries. If you...
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DaveDodgson
David Dodgson: Recourse books
"If we don't adapt we will die," were the stark words that jumped out from an otherwise mundane BBC...
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NinaMK
THE Gaussian curve in self-assessment
The Gaussian Curve is a very useful tool in teacher and student assessment. Let us begin by...
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