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This very practical and ‘teacher-friendly’ publication was produced following a Hornby workshop on teaching large classes in Ethiopia in...

As part of the British Council’s 75th anniversary celebrations, a number of publications are being re-launched online, previously only...

Agnes Kukulska-Hulme, Lucy Norris and Jim Donohue

This guide is for anyone interested in teaching and...

Lixian Jin, Changsheng Jiang, Jie Zhang, Yuan Yuan, Xiaohua and Qun Xie

This paper investigates attitudes,...

Edited by Hamish McIlwraith

This collection of papers is the product of a major, high level conference on...

Dating from 1980, this book was written in response to a major study by the International Evaluation Association of achievement by...

Edited by Dr Philip Powell-Davies

If you are interested in  how to effectively evaluate or assess English...

Graham Hall and Guy Cook

In this research paper Graham Hall and Guy Cook explore teacher attitudes to own-...

Caroline Linse, Stephen van Vlack and Oscar Bladas

This paper highlights a little-discussed global issue:...

L. Jin, K. Smith, A. Yahya, A. Chan, M. Choong, A. Lee, V.Ng, P. Poh-Wong, D. Young
Learners with dyslexia have...

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...

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

This 1978 title offers a snapshot of English teaching practices for overseas students in the UK in the late 1970s. The book is a...

The second Primary Innovations Research Seminar in Bangkok, March 2008 was a regional information sharing forum where the results of...

Edited by Dr Philip Powell-Davies
 
This volume brings together papers and presentations from a...

Edited by Simon Borg

This collection is drawn from papers and presentations at the Ideals and Realities:...

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

Clare Wardman
This research paper reports on a study conducted in the north of England into the provision of...

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

This book, from 1990, looked at the practical benefits for teachers of classroom research.

Dr. Stephen Bax.
Edited by Philip Powell-Davies
The three reports published in...

The British Council and IATEFL are pleased to launch a new handbook for teachers' associations, called Running an Association for...

This practical 1992 booklet, the first in a series, considers ways in which institutions and staff, as well as learners, need to be...

Blandine Akoue, Jean-Clair Nguemba Ndong, Justine Okomo Allogo, Adrian Tennant

‘Starter Teachers: A methodology...

Edited by Paul Gunashekar, Amol Padwad, Daphne Pawelec

This volume is an anthology of some select presentations...

A selection of papers presented at IATEFL 2010 by the British Council.

This January 1955 issue of a magazine published in New Delhi is a revealing window on English language teaching relationships the...

This 1983 book is intended to promote discussion and experimentation in what had become a neglected field – that of English literature...

This title, published in 1967, was intended to be the first in a series of booklets designed to be of practical help to teachers of...

This 1980 title looks at collaborative teaching where a subject and an English language specialist plan and deliver lessons jointly....

This report highlights the findings from a study into English language teachers’ attitudes and preferences for using technology for...

This new revised edition of 'Tell it Again!' shows how a story-based methodology brings together the best of primary English...

What advantages can the English language bring to individuals and societies? The British Council commissioned the research organisation...

A custom report compiled by Euromonitor International for the British Council
The British Council commissioned...

This 1997 book, edited by Gerry Abbott and Mike Beaumont, is a compilation of selected papers from the annual residential seminars for...

This pamphlet conveys an optimistic view of the expanding role of the English language worldwide, and a view of English language...

In this fascinating and very readable paper on English and development, Hywel Coleman looks at questions such as the role of...

Hywel Coleman

This publication examines the language situations in eight West African nations – Benin, Burkina...

Graham Hall and Guy Cook

This paper explores the English language needs of young adults in the European Union....

This 1978 publication is a report of a small-scale research project into language learning by adult learners. This was a relatively...

The future of English? was commissioned by the British Council and written by researcher David Graddol.

Naeema Hann, Ivor Timmis, Ali Ata Alkhaldi, Beverley Davies, Carlos Rico Troncoso, Yong Yi

What benefits can...

Simon Borg, Marilisa Birello, Isabel Civera and Theresa Zanatta

What impact does pre-service English...

The purpose of this magazine-style 1999 publication was to ‘identify key trends and suggest opportunities for British ELT’ in the...

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

Edited for the ELT Documents series by Christopher Brumfit and published in 1986, this book complements an earlier volume on General...

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

This unique, blow-by-blow account of the 11-day 1950 conference records not only the presentations Professor EV Gatenby, Linguistic...

This 1981 volume, a collection of papers from a colloquium organised in Paris two years earlier, provides various practical insights...

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

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David Hayes

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

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

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

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

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This research report looks empirically and critically at gender and sexuality in a selection of primary and secondary Polish EFL classrooms...
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This collection of papers emerging from the 1983 TESOL Convention in Toronto examines the role of general syllabuses in state education...

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

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Sue Garton, Fiona Copland, Anne BurnInvestigating Global Practices in Teaching English to Young Learners was produced in collaboration...

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Jeannette Littlemore, Fiona MacArthur, Alan Cienki and Joseph HollowayIn recent years there has been a significant increase in the...

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

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

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

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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 George Pickering and Professor Paul GunashekarThis volume is a compilation of some select presentations made at the fourth...

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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 Julian Edge and Steve Mann

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Hywel Coleman and Tony Capstick | 2012

This report contains recommendations regarding the development of policy for language in...

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

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Edited by Julian Edge and Steve Mann

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

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Graham Hall and Guy CookIn this research paper Graham Hall and Guy Cook explore teacher attitudes to own-language use in the classroom....

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This pamphlet conveys an optimistic view of the expanding role of the English language worldwide, and a view of English language...

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Hywel Coleman and Tony Capstick | 2012

This report contains recommendations regarding the development of policy for language in...

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Edited by Ben Gray & Mark Krzanowski

Time for Change: Developing English Language Teaching (ELT) at Tertiary Level in Sudan is an...
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This 1980 title looks at collaborative teaching where a subject and an English language specialist plan and deliver lessons jointly....

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Word for Word examines the social, economic and political impact of Spanish and English in the world today. 

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This 1995 publication celebrates the five-year history of ELTECS (the English Language Teaching Contacts Scheme), set up in 1990 ‘to...

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Edited for the ELT Documents series by Christopher Brumfit and published in 1986, this book complements an earlier volume on General...

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

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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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Jeannette Littlemore, Fiona MacArthur, Alan Cienki and Joseph HollowayIn recent years there has been a significant increase in the...

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The editors of this 1984 volume in the ELT Documents series describe English for Specific Purposes (ESP) and communication studies (...

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A custom report compiled by Euromonitor International for the British CouncilThe British Council commissioned Euromonitor International...

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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 practical 1992 booklet, the first in a series, considers ways in which institutions and staff, as well as learners, need to be...

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

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This collection of 20 essays is the first of a number of initiatives under the British Council Language Rich Europe project, a two and a...

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

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There is only limited evidence showing a relationship between the English language and development.

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Helen EmeryThis research paper reports on a global study of primary English teachers’ qualifications, training, teaching experience and...

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Case studies from around the British Council’s global networkThis collection of case studies aims to share some experiences in promoting...

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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 Dr Christopher TribbleDrawing on a wide range of international experience, this new collection focuses on the challenges of...

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Edited by Fiona Copland and Sue Garton with Monika DavisThis is a book for primary school teachers of English written by primary school...

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Clare WardmanThis research paper reports on a study conducted in the north of England into the provision of support for children who...

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Will BakerThis research paper, by Will Baker, reports on a study conducted in Thailand into the development of an online course in...

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This January 1955 issue of a magazine published in New Delhi is a revealing window on English language teaching relationships the...

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Dr. Stephen Bax.Edited by Philip Powell-DaviesThe three reports published in this volume were commissioned within the research strand of...
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Edited by Richard Johnstone

This report is a direct result of the first English Bilingual Education symposium held in Jakarta in June...

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