Find and download a wide variety of research publications and resource books for teachers, trainers and other ELT professionals. In this section, you will find an extensive collection of publications that provide practical insights, perspectives and learning on current issues in English Language Teaching. These publications will help inform your work and ensure you remain up-to-date, whether you are a teacher, policy-maker or other professional in the field of ELT.

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The British Council works closely with universities and other research institutions to fund and publish ELT research. The Research Papers series gathers together the outputs of these partnerships and collaborations.
A series of classic texts from the British Council, made available online to celebrate the British Council's 75th and 80th anniversaries.
This section provides a database of ELT research done over the last six years.
The ELT Research Awards (ELTRAs) aim to facilitate the production of innovative research to benefit the learning and teaching of English throughout the world by co-funding a number of partnership awards. The 2020 call for research proposals is now closed.
Read award-winning Masters dissertations and find out how to apply