Find a range of publications and research, as well as engaging and informative webinar and conference recordings from ELT experts around the world, that are relevant to the professional practice 'Knowing the subject'.
3 May, 2019
Watch a recording of this 1-hour webinar on cross-cultural awareness with Dr. Susan Barduhn.
23 March, 2019
This book reports the results of the monitoring and evaluation of an innovative English Language Teaching training...
23 February, 2018
This research study used eyetracking methods to investigate how adults and young learners process readings which...
7 March, 2017
In this talk, Scott Thornbury looks at some of the basic principles of learning and education.
6 February, 2014
This webinar looks at the topic of learner autonomy and suggests practical methods that we can use to encourage our...
8 November, 2013
Theme: Practising writing for exams can be challenging for many students and it is often difficult for teachers to...
23 September, 2013
Encouraging learners to explore the language through creative activities in class is not as difficult as it may at...
22 September, 2013
/*-->*/ This is an IATEFL ESP SIG & British Council joint event.*This webinar focuses on the key points...
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27 June, 2013
The second Primary Innovations Research Seminar in Bangkok, March 2008 was a regional information sharing forum where...
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11 June, 2013
Edited by Dr Philip Powell-DaviesIf you are interested in  how to effectively evaluate or assess English language...
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18 April, 2013
Edited by Susan SheehanThe British Council works closely with universities and other research institutions to fund and...
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28 February, 2013
Edited by Julian Edge and Steve MannThis publication will interest and stimulate anyone who is involved in planning and...
1 September, 2012
Watch a recording of this talk by Chia Suan Chong from November 2012.
26 June, 2012
Date: 28th June 2012Theme: Every teacher - and every learner - can probably recognise a great lesson when they...
17 March, 2012
Edited by Fiona Copland and Sue Garton with Monika DavisThis is a book for primary school teachers of English written...
29 February, 2012
Date: 28 February 2012Theme: Using literature - in particular short stories and poetry - as a tool for language...
23 August, 2011
Teachers often disagree on whether or not to use the phonemic chart in their lessons. Watch Peter and Clare argue for...
21 March, 2011
Date: 21 February 2012Theme: Most people think of a language as having four main skills: listening, speaking, reading...
15 March, 2011
Date: 15 March 2012Theme: Lexical Chunking is a way of thinking about language which puts lexis in the centre of our...
5 May, 2010
How do you teach language to teenagers? There are lots of different ways - here are some suggestions from us.
18 November, 2009
As part of the British Council’s 75th anniversary celebrations, a number of publications are being re-launched online,...
Presenting business vocabulary to beginners - speaking article
12 November, 2008
Pre-selecting, grading and presenting business vocabulary - Is this the way forward? Traditionally curriculum...
30 April, 2008
In my earlier articles Reading for information, Form focus and recycling, and Techniques for Priming and recycling, I...
28 December, 2007
A 44 page illustrated book on the subject of English Language Teaching which covers the topics of planning and...
Presenting new language - methodology article
7 November, 2007
When we decide to present new language items to learners explicitly, there are two underlying approaches for the...
19 October, 2005
I like to bring poetry into the classroom because I believe that it is important and motivating for students to work...
17 May, 2004
New words enter the English language all the time - the exact number is uncertain but there are thousands appearing...
4 January, 2011
How do you teach English pronunciation? One area often problematic for learners is stress timing. Watch Rachael below,...