Managing Change in English Language Teaching

This collection provides guidance on designing, implementing or evaluating an ELT project. 


Crazy animals and other activities for teaching young learners

Edited by Fiona Copland and Sue Garton with Monika Davis, this is a book for primary school teachers of English.


Researching English Bilingual Education

English Bilingual Education is rapidly changing in variety of social and educational contexts. 

Learning Through English: Policies, Challenges and Prospects

This report is a direct result of the first English Bilingual Education symposium held in Jakarta in June 2009.  

ELLiE: Early Language Learning in Europe

The ELLiE study provides an insight into the policy for early foreign language learning programmes in Europe.


Bilingual Education Project Spain - Evaluation Report

This study presents the findings of a three-year investigation into the Bilingual Schools project in Spain.


The benefits of the English language for individuals and societies

What advantages can the English language bring to individuals and societies? 


British Council Brazil and the Hornby Trust

This publication consists of papers written by Brazilian ELT teachers and teacher educators between 2001 and 2010. 


British Council | EAQUALS Core Inventory for General English

This project may be of interest to anyone involved in curriculum development.


Running an Association for Language Teachers

The British Council and IATEFL are pleased to launch a new handbook called Running an Association for Language Teachers.



ELT Guide-2: Simulations

This 1979 'teaching aid devised by the English Language Teaching Institute' was authored by David Herbert and Gill Sturtridge. 'Simulations' are defined and various types are described, including role plays. The value of using simulations is discussed, as are the stages involved in their production, and their structure.


Teaching literature overseas: Language-based approaches

This 1983 book is intended to promote discussion and experimentation in what had become a neglected field – that of English literature study abroad in the context of language teaching.


ESP in the classroom: Practice and evaluation

The papers in this 1988 volume emerged from the International Conference on English for Specific Purposes, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 1–5 April 1985. An overall conference theme was how to create links between English teaching and the world of work.


Dictionaries, lexicography and language learning

This 1985 collection in the ELT Documents series provides multiple insights for the successful teaching of dictionary use in the language classroom.


Culture and the language classroom

This 1990 collection of papers looks at contexts of language teaching from educational and cultural perspectives, starting from the premise that language teaching is not 'value free or transparent'.


English studies information update 4: Inspectorate work and accreditation

Published in 1990, the overall theme of this in-house British Council publication is quality assurance of language provision, a topic which was at that time gaining increasing prominence in ELT.


ELT textbooks and materials: problems in evaluation and development

This frequently cited 1987 publication focuses on textbooks designed for use by English language learners, and dictionaries. A range of authors explore different theoretical and applied aspects of textbook production and evaluation. They discuss teaching materials from various perspectives, including those of learners, teachers, course designers, editors, reviewers and teacher trainers.


The University of Malaya English for special purposes project

In this 1980 book, contributors involved in a seven year old University of Malaya English for Special Purposes project (UMESPP) describe various aspects of the project, which was devoted particularly to the development of academic reading abilities.


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