Teaching resources

Whatever your level in English, we can help you develop and exercise your English language skills. 

We run Learn English and its sibling websites for diverse age groups as follows with videos, audio podcasts, grammar explanations, materials for professionals, exam practice, games, jokes and lots more.

Visit a website below as you like and learn English with fun. You can use all of the materials on the websites free! 

Online teaching resources

Find out what the British Council has to offer to English language teachers including resources, training, networking and employment opportunities.  

The British Council has commissioned a number of publications on all aspects of English Language teaching, including recent research into innovations in the continuing professional development of English language teachers. Also try out podcasts and webinars on latest ELT news for learners and teachers.

Learn English online with the help of this free website from the British Council. With games, quizzes, grammar exercises, e-cards and more.    

LearnEnglish Teens is the British Council's website for teenage learners of English. 

LearnEnglish Kids has lots of free online games, songs, stories and activities for children to have fun and learn English too.

British Council Seminar Series

Enhance your continuing professional development with the British Council Seminar Series

You can join forthcoming teacher training and development seminars live online, or in person, free of charge. You can also watch over 85 teacher training videos recorded at seminars on a wide variety of ELT topics at the website.

Some interesting topics of the seminar series are:

  • Tricks and techniques for better spoken English by Brita Haycraft
  • State school teachers of English in China and Indonesia who generate long term motivation, by Dr Martin Lamb
  • Practical ideas for engaging your students' full learning potential, by Jim Scrivener

▶ British Council Seminar Series