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Teaching resources

If you are an English language teacher or English Language Teaching (ELT) professional, we have lots of free resources to support your work.

You can:

  • sign up to our online teacher training courses
  • download free lesson plans and classroom materials
  • get tips, articles and information about professional development, conferences and qualifications
  • join discussion groups and access training materials.

Find out more on our TeachingEnglish website or see below for an overview of the different sections.

Teacher training

We offer a range of teacher training courses covering areas such as primary and secondary teaching, learning technologies and many other subjects. 
Learn more about teacher training.

Tablet app for classrooms

LearnEnglish Kids: Phonics Stories (School Edition) is a phonics-based story app which helps children learn to read and speak English. Each story practises phonics sounds and includes a game and dictionary. A teachers guide offers expert advice on how to use the app in the classroom.