A series of classic texts from the British Council, made available online to celebrate the British Council's 75th and 80th anniversaries.

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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 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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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 specialists....
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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 collection of papers emerging from the 1983 TESOL Convention in Toronto examines the role of general syllabuses in state education, at...
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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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This 1977 publication supplements the Index to Twenty-Five Years of English Language Teaching, which covered the years from the launch of...
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This publication, from 1978, provides a useful introduction to pioneer approaches to self-directed learning and individualisation in ELT at...
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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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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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This book was produced following the Hornby workshop on language improvement for teachers in Senegal in 2009.
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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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Originally published in 1987, this book aimed to address teachers’ needs according to context.
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This document, from 1983, offers a selection of project case studies and commentaries from various African contexts.
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This very practical and ‘teacher-friendly’ publication was produced following a Hornby workshop on teaching large classes in Ethiopia in...
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Dating from 1980, this book was written in response to a major study by the International Evaluation Association of achievement by...
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This 1978 title offers a snapshot of English teaching practices for overseas students in the UK in the late 1970s. The book is a collection...
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In this 1980 collection in the ELT Documents series, authors engaged in different projects share their experiences of producing, adapting...
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This book, from 1990, looked at the practical benefits for teachers of classroom research.

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