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In this section, you will find a number of publications, webinar recordings, conference presentations and interviews, as well as video tips which have been written to help you develop your skills and knowledge as a teacher in the professional practice 'Knowing the subject'. From advice on how to teach primary-aged students to supporting adult learners in the EFL classroom, the content you will find here is practical, insightful and full of ideas to support your teaching and planning for all kinds of learners.

17 March, 2012
Edited by Fiona Copland and Sue Garton with Monika Davis, this is a book for primary school teachers of English.
29 February, 2012
Watch a recording of Fitch O'Connell's webinar looking at how to integrate short stories and poetry into the 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
Watch a recording of Rod Bolitho's webinar about how to include a focus on thinking skills in the English language...
15 March, 2011
Watch a recording of this webinar with Hania Kryszewska, where she looks at focusing on lexis and the lexical approach.
5 May, 2010
How do you teach language to teenagers? There are lots of different ways - here are some suggestions.
8 December, 2009
In this, the first of two articles for TeachingEnglish, Alan Maley considers the benefits extensive reading can bring...
18 November, 2009
As part of the British Council’s 75th anniversary celebrations, a number of publications are being re-launched online,...
28 December, 2007
Action Plan for Teachers is a practical guide for teachers of English.
6 January, 2021
Watch a recording of this webinar with John Hughes looking at critical and creative thinking in the English Language...
4 January, 2011
How do you teach English pronunciation? One area often problematic for learners is stress timing. Watch Rachael below,...