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The first issue of English Language Teaching, subtitled 'A Periodical Devoted to the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language', was...

Penelope Robinson, Sandie Mourão and Nam Joon Kang

This research report presents an innovative approach to...

This survey of EMI in Higher Education in Kurdistan provides an overview of recent research and draws on responses from academics in...

English next was commissioned by the British Council and written by researcher David Graddol – a British applied linguist, well...

English Next India was commissioned by the British Council and is the second publication in the English Next series.

Christopher J Hall, Rachel Wicaksono, Shu Liu, Yuan Qian and Xu Xiaoqing

This report...

Published in 1990, the overall theme of this in-house British Council publication is quality assurance of language provision, a topic...

This 1961 publication consists of papers from a high-level conference on University Training and Research in the Teaching of English as...

This 96-page handbook has been produced for English teachers, by English teachers. It provides you with good practical advice and ideas...

This book, from 1986, provides a snapshot of developments in ESP teaching at university level during the 1970s and early 1980s.

The papers in this 1988 volume emerged from the International Conference on English for Specific Purposes, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1–5 April...

David Hayes

This accessible and informative report considers current best practice for teaching English as a...

Published in 1981, this slim volume is concerned with helping teachers to develop the commitment to and capacity for professional...

This brief report was written following a fact-finding visit to the Soviet Union in 1962 by a delegation of British education...

This 1977 booklet from the ELT Documents series contains four main chapters and a postscript which introduce communicative techniques,...

This research report looks empirically and critically at gender and sexuality in a selection of primary and secondary Polish EFL classrooms...

This collection of papers emerging from the 1983 TESOL Convention in Toronto examines the role of general syllabuses in state education...

This 54-page booklet comprises a collection of papers with contributions from leading researchers on global citizenship in language...

Sue Garton, Fiona Copland, Anne Burn
Investigating Global Practices in Teaching English to Young Learners was...

Jeannette Littlemore, Fiona MacArthur, Alan Cienki and Joseph Holloway
In recent years there has...

This is a delightful read, which attempts to provide an introduction to latest thinking in 1982 on a wide range of humanistic topics.

Florentina Taylor, Vera Busse, Lubina Gagova, Emma Marsden and Barbara Roosken

This paper explores  the...

This study, by Dr Simon Borg of the University of Leeds, assesses the impact that studying English has on students’ lives.

This 1977 publication supplements the Index to Twenty-Five Years of English Language Teaching, which covered the years from the launch...

This publication, from 1978, provides a useful introduction to pioneer approaches to self-directed learning and individualisation in ELT...

This 1988 publication consists of papers presented at the 1987 SELMOUS conference in Durham for EAP practitioners.

Edited by George Pickering and Professor Paul Gunashekar

This volume is a compilation of some select...

Edited by Gary Motteram

This publication offers a different approach to the uses of learning technologies in...

Edited by Julian Edge and Steve Mann

This publication will interest and stimulate anyone who is involved in...

Martin Lamb and Martin Wedell

What makes teachers motivating? This paper reviews the literature on...

This resource pack provides practical activities for teachers to be used in the classroom primarily in Latin America, although these can...

This report presents findings from a research project which investigates NEST schemes, how they operate and the experiences of the...

This book is based on papers and discussions at a Lancaster University symposium in October 1980 where seven applied linguists met to...

Anne Burns, Muna Morris-Adams, Sue Garton and Fiona Copland, Aston University, Birmingham
 
This paper...

This book presents an up-to-date panorama in Spanish of the teaching of English in state schools in Venezuela.

This publication constitutes the edited proceedings of the 7th International Language and Development Conference, held in Addis Ababa,...

The book 'Language and social cohesion in the developing world' brings together fifteen of the most important papers presented...

This book was produced following the Hornby workshop on language improvement for teachers in Senegal in 2009.

Hywel Coleman and Tony Capstick | 2012

This report contains recommendations regarding the development of policy...

Very different to the other ELT documents, this volume focuses on the work of a single institution: the Modern Language Centre at the...

Edited by David Mallows

This new book from ESOL Nexus is about the role of language in the integration of...

Edited by Hamish McIlwraith

In October 2013, the British Council hosted the tenth International Language and...

This closing report was commissioned by the British Council to provide an overview of the European and local recommendations that came out...

Originally published in 1987, this book aimed to address teachers’ needs according to context.

This document, from 1983, offers a selection of project case studies and commentaries from various African contexts.

Simon Borg, School of Education, University of Leed and Saleh Al-Busaidi, The Language Centre, Sultan Qaboos University...

English proficiency levels in Brazil are still very low, with only around 5% of Brazilians stating they have some knowledge of English....

Edited by Richard Johnstone

This report is a direct result of the first English Bilingual Education symposium...

This publication constitutes the edited proceedings of the 6th International Language & Development Conference, held in Tashkent,...

Edited by Dr Christopher Tribble
Drawing on a wide range of international experience, this new collection focuses...

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Compiled by Richard Smith of Warwick University, with Seongsook Choi, Imogen Liggins and Gosia Sky, the Directory of UK ELT Research...

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Global demand for English is continuing to grow. Governments increasingly recognise the importance of English to their economies and...

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Jelena Mihaljević DjigunovićChildren are starting to learn English at increasingly younger ages.  This paper researches the phenomenon...

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Edited by Janet EneverThe ELLiE study provides a detailed insight of the policy and implementation processes for early foreign language...

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The Language Assistant manual was written as a guide and handbook for novice English language teachers taking their first steps into the...

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Devised by the British Council’s English Language Teaching Institute (ELTI), specifically Donn Byrne and Shelagh Rixon, this 1979...

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This 1979 ‘teaching aid devised by the English Language Teaching Institute’ was authored by David Herbert and Gill Sturtridge. ‘...

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This frequently cited 1987 publication focuses on textbooks designed for use by English language learners, and dictionaries. A range of...

Publications:  	English as a medium of instruction – a growing global phenomenon
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Julie Dearden

This report is an attempt to set out a global view of English Medium Instruction today. It is a bird's eye view or a...

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This is, of course, as much a key topic in the UK as it was in 1985 when this book was originally published.

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This concise volume from 1978 is pre-‘World Englishes’ and before the acceptance of Kachru’s model of the inner, outer and expanding...

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This Access English Symposium saw the launch of British Council’s English Bilingual Education (EBE) project in East Asia.

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This seminal 1975 publication offers contrasting viewpoints on the then-emerging field of English for academic purposes, with a specific...

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This report investigates the relationship between English language learning and economic development among workers from rural Bangladesh...

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This 1978 publication focuses on English for academic purposes (EAP) also referred to at the time as English for educational purposes,...

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This report, which includes papers by John Munby, Henry Widdowson and Tom Jupp, was compiled following an international ESP seminar...

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With the aim to support policy and programme development, this research provides an in-depth, holistic assessment of English language...
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This book contains papers from an International Conference on ‘Progress in English Studies’ held in London between 17 and 21 September...

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Edited by Dr Philip Powell-Davies and Professor Paul Gunashekar

This volume is a collection of papers derived from the Third...

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Edited by Professor Chris KennedyThis publication provides an informed overview of English language teaching in the Islamic Republic of...

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The first issue of English Language Teaching, subtitled 'A Periodical Devoted to the Teaching of English as a Foreign Language', was...

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Penelope Robinson, Sandie Mourão and Nam Joon Kang

This research report presents an innovative approach to teaching English in pre...

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This survey of EMI in Higher Education in Kurdistan provides an overview of recent research and draws on responses from academics in...
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English next was commissioned by the British Council and written by researcher David Graddol – a British applied linguist, well known as...

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English Next India was commissioned by the British Council and is the second publication in the English Next series.

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Christopher J Hall, Rachel Wicaksono, Shu Liu, Yuan Qian and Xu Xiaoqing

This report describes an online course...

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Published in 1990, the overall theme of this in-house British Council publication is quality assurance of language provision, a topic...

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This 1961 publication consists of papers from a high-level conference on University Training and Research in the Teaching of English as...

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This 96-page handbook has been produced for English teachers, by English teachers. It provides you with good practical advice and ideas...

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This book, from 1986, provides a snapshot of developments in ESP teaching at university level during the 1970s and early 1980s.

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The Language Rich Europe (LRE) consortium, co-funded by the European Commission and the British Council, calls on European institutions and...
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Edited by Guus Extra and Kutlay Yağmur

This report contains 25 detailed country and regional profiles, which focus on language...

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Hywel Coleman

This publication examines the language situations in eight West African nations – Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte d’Ivoire...

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Martin Lamb and Martin WedellWhat makes teachers motivating? This paper reviews the literature on motivational teaching and presents...

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Martin Wedell and Martin Lamb This paper investigates the nature of inspiring English language teaching, reporting on observations of...

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Anne Burns, Muna Morris-Adams, Sue Garton and Fiona Copland, Aston University, Birmingham This paper addresses important issues relating...

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This paper investigates readers’ mental processes when taking reading tests. It will be of particular interest to researchers and...

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Edited by Dr Philip Powell-Davies and Professor Paul Gunashekar

This volume is a collection of papers derived from the Third...

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This global survey provides an overview of recent policy decisions and trends in the area of teaching English to...

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Christopher J Hall, Rachel Wicaksono, Shu Liu, Yuan Qian and Xu Xiaoqing

This report describes an online course...

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This book contains papers from an International Conference on ‘Progress in English Studies’ held in London between 17 and 21 September...

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In this 1980 collection in the ELT Documents series, authors engaged in different projects share their experiences of producing,...

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This book is based on papers and discussions at a Lancaster University symposium in October 1980 where seven applied linguists met to...

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Edited by Rod Bolitho and Amol Padwad

We hope that the ideas and experiences contained in this collection will provoke a more active...
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Amol Padwad and Krishna Dixit

This bibliography will help raise awareness about CPD among teaching professionals by listing in one...

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This 1977 publication supplements the Index to Twenty-Five Years of English Language Teaching, which covered the years from the launch...

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Edited by Dr Philip Powell-Davies

This volume is an anthology of twelve selected presentations on the theme of Assessing and...
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Edited by Paul Gunashekar, Amol Padwad, Daphne Pawelec

This volume is an anthology of some select presentations made at the first...
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The second Primary Innovations Research Seminar in Bangkok, March 2008 was a regional information sharing forum where the results of...

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Edited by Dr Philip Powell-Davies This volume brings together papers and presentations from a three-day Primary Innovations Regional...
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Edited by Gary Motteram

This publication offers a different approach to the uses of learning technologies in the language classroom. 
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Edited by Dr Philip Powell-Davies

If you are interested in  how to effectively evaluate or assess English language learning, this...

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This Access English Symposium saw the launch of British Council’s English Bilingual Education (EBE) project in East Asia.

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This publication contains papers discussed at a British Association of Applied Linguistics (BAAL) seminar at the University of Edinburgh...

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Florentina Taylor, Vera Busse, Lubina Gagova, Emma Marsden and Barbara Roosken

This paper explores  the relationship between...

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This 1988 publication consists of papers presented at the 1987 SELMOUS conference in Durham for EAP practitioners.

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Edited by Susan Sheehan

The British Council works closely with universities and other research institutions to fund and publish...

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Blended learning is an area of ELT that continues to be of interest to practitioners in the field. 

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This is a collection of papers written by both UK and Arabic academics on the theme of how the growing knowledge and use of English is...

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Edited by Hamish McIlwraith

This collection of papers is the product of a major, high level conference on language-in-education...

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