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17th October 2019: Can blind people make great architects?

Bartlett School of Architecture at University College London (UCL) has been running an architecture workshop for people with visual impairments.

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Teenagers: Speaking: How to encourage teenagers to use English

Teenagers often do not feel comfortable using English in the English classroom because they feel self-conscious doing so. One way to help them deal with this is to introduce different ‘masks’ for them to hide behind.

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Teaching articles, ideas and tips to top up your teaching and support your professional development.

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Over 3,000 resources on listening, reading, writing, pronunciation, speaking and vocabulary.

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Puzzled by the past perfect? Muddled about modals? Look no further than the onestopenglish Grammar section.

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Resources based on a variety of vocabulary areas including dictionary skills, metaphors and our popular series BuzzWords.

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Teaching children

You'll find a selection of fun and stimulating activities for children aged 6-12 in this thriving section.

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Teaching teenagers

Lesson plans and ideas to inspire and engage teenage learners of English and to activate learning across all four skills.

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Business English

Hundreds of specialized resources dedicated to the world of work including Business Spotlight and Business Basics. 

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English for Specific Purposes (ESP)

Practical materials dedicated to professions such as banking, nursing, HR, law and more.

Themed resources

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USA-themed resources

Learn about life across the pond with our selection of resources spanning all things American from Columbus to Obama.

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Halloween resources

A range of worksheets, lesson plans and interactive materials to help your students learn all about Halloween.

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Latest FT business news lesson

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FT business news lessons: Time off for new fathers raises bias awareness

October 2019: In this lesson, available at two levels, students read an authentic article from the Financial Times and discuss business topics including maternity and paternity leave and the gender pay gap.

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Webquest: Bonfire Night

This webquest by Gabrielle Jones includes activities about the history and traditions of Bonfire Night.

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Webquest: Halloween

This spooky webquest includes activities on popular Halloween traditions, global celebrations and terrifying tales.

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Ideas for outdoor lessons which will have an element of English in them.

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