to the ELB Brighton ELT Resources page. Use the links on this
page to find teaching resources or sites you can use for information
excellent open-source travel site. The articles and guides are
written by people visiting the site, so encourage your students
to look up the information on their own countries and to write
updates, articles and suggestions on what to see and where to
go. They can add information about their country or home town.
Articles submitted to the site are added to the resources and
and made available to everyone visiting the site. A chance for
your students to use real English, give information and see their
contributions published - what better motivation for getting your
students to write in English?
very useful site for students and teachers containing plans and
activities based on world news and current affairs lessons which
are updated daily - making it a unique EFL/ESL resource. There are
twenty or more communicative ideas per lesson, all copyright-free
and 100 per cent photocopiable. Use the site to follow news stories
as they develop and keep motivation high with the lesson plans and
extensive and attractive site enabling teachers and students across
the world to exchange ideas and resources. support to teachers,
students all over the world in order to benefit from new technologies.
The site includes an online classroom community offering discussion
boards, chatrooms and e-mail. There are also projects in which teachers
can consult files in order to find groups interested in exchange
The Guardian Newspaper
British daily newspaper with an excellent weekly Education Supplement.
The Guardian Education web site is part of the much larger GuardianOnline
site. From the Tefl pages linked here you can get information
about jobs, articles, teaching resources, links to other sites
such as the TEFL Directory and the opportunity to subscribe to
the free monthly TEFL Update service which combines a full lesson
plan based on a news feature, plus ELT-related jobs. All-in-all,
a really useful site.
The Internet Picture
clear, attractively laid out and easy- to-use site. Offers online
exercises - flashcards, fill in the gaps, word scramble &
"stinky" spelling - with options to check your answers
or show correct answers. An effective addition to the usual book-format
picture dictionaries available. Works in several target languages
as well as English. Encourage your students to use the site.
fully-featured site with lots of resources for teachers and learners.
Includes lesson plans, grammar practice materials, forums, jobs,
games, downloadable worksheets and ESP materials. You can join
English Club free of charge and access the members-only pages
of the web site where there are are further games, forums, e-magazines,
links etc. A very useful site to have in your bookmarks list and
one you will want to return to for ideas and information.
BBC Learning English
BBC pages for learners and teachers of English. Updated regularly
and uses the resources of the world's leading broadcaster for
content and information. Excellent site, lots of links and contacts.
You can also hear the BBC World Service news and access all the
other pages of one the best news and information sites on the
web. It's one of the first sites to visit when you're looking
for quality content and resources or just want to catch up on
site with loads of information and links for students studying
in the UK or intending to study in the UK. Everything from grammar
lessons & teacher's resources to day & weekend excursions
to places of interest. Has useful advice on exams and courses
plus advice for students on studying and working in the UK, health,
safety, visa requirements. Extensive and well-researched. Good
resource for students.
excellent BBC/British Council site for teachers of English around
the world. Lesson plans, forums, ideas for the classroom, downloads,
quizzes, message boards, links to other sites.
Internet Grammar of
Internet Grammar of English is an online course in English grammar
written primarily for university undergraduates. It is just part
of the work being undertaken Survey of English Usage research
unit based in the Department of English Language & Literature
at University College London. The grammar is comprehensive, indexed,
searchable and has a wide range of online exercises.
of the Guardian Newspaper's online resources for teachers in the
UK. Not strictly on EFL/ESOL site but with a wealth of links and
materials for lesson planning and private study. There is a option
for schools to subscribe to the larger learnpremium web site which
has over 40,000 pages of resources and information.
Quality Teaching Resources
site providing information and downloads for primary teachers.
Not primarily an ELT or ESOL site - but the Literacydownloads
will be useful in any primary classroom. Lots of downloads in
other subject areas tying in with the UK National Curriculum and
Keystage Levels. You can register (free of charge) and exchange
ideas and teaching tips with other primary teachers as well as
accessing or contributing to journals, newsletters etc.
National Grid for Learning is a "collection of resources brought
together by the UK Government to help raise standards in education
and to support lifelong learning". The National Grid for Learning
(NGfL) portal is a gateway to educational resources on the internet.
It provides a network of selected links to websites that offer high
quality content and information.
ESL lesson materials and ESL lesson plans. Printable worksheets
for ESL classroom teaching. English grammar, pronunciation, board
games, esl book recommendations, flashcards, board games, song lyrics
Fun with Words
site full of words games, anagrams, palindromes, etymology, oxymorons
etc. Not a site for those suffering from logophobia. Lots of links
to word-related pages and interesting pages on Net Lingua - the
language of the Internet.
site with lessons, games, pronunciation activities, classroom activities,
adult literacy worksheets, gap fill activities, crosswords and worksheets
on phrasal verbs.
online magazine for all teachers interested in humanistic language
teaching. Read and contribute ideas and articles; look at back
copies going back to 1999. Edited by an ELB Publishing author
and world-famous teacher & trainer, Mario Rinvolucri (The