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Through our teacher training courses, expert advice, teaching tips, materials and support networks, we’re here to help you become a more effective English teacher.

So, whether English is your first language or not, we have a wide range of teaching courses and qualifications to progress you through all stages of your career.

We have created the world’s largest teaching online resource, where you can find free classroom materials to download. As well as the LearnEnglish online resource which gives you and your students access to thousands of FREE digital learning tools.

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Explore the unrivalled range of courses and support available from the world’s English experts to help you become a more effective English teacher.

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Cambridge ICELT

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This is an in-service award for teachers and designed to be followed in teacher’s own work context
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Intensive English Teacher Training Programme

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A programme in partnership with educational organisations to offer teaching methodology, practical advice on classroom techniques and teaching practice sessions
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MA in English Language Teaching: Online

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Advanced teacher training with Southampton University for an internationally recognised post-graduate qualification in ELT
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Teaching English

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Provision of comprehensive classroom materials and resources for teachers of English
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Mobile app

Apps for adults

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The British Council has a wide range of free mobile apps for adult learners that include games, videos, podcasts and grammar exercises.
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Apps for teens

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Teens can learn English with more fun through sports. Our mobile apps help them learn important vocabulary and words used in football and sports.
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Apps for kids

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Our fun and interactive apps for kids will help your child's listening and speaking skills as well as practising new words and pronunciation.
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English Agenda

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Free access to a number of publications on all aspects of English Language teaching
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Learn English

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A comprehensive website with videos, audios and a variety of materials to help adult English learners
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Learn English Teens

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A free website providing information, tips and resources to help teenagers learn English.
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Learn English Kids

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A fun and educational website for children aged 5–12 years who are learning English
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