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19th January 2017: Charge the ‘rich’ to feed the poor

Robin Hood charity restaurant makes money from customers by day to offer homeless people a dignified dining experience by night.

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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.

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Teens lessons: Impressions: First impressions

In this lesson, students will describe their first impressions of people and what they notice about appearance and personality.

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Everyday life: Sale!

In this lesson, students learn some useful everyday vocabulary and guess the prices of some objects.

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Global critical eye: In deep water

In this lesson, students learn different expressions related to water.


Podcast: Episode 3

This month the panel discusses the anti-coursebook debate, chatbots in ELT, using your local area as a teaching resource and Krashen’s theory of comprehensible input. We also have an interview with Hugh Dellar and Andrew Walkley, co-authors of several best-selling coursebooks, co-owners of The London Language Lab and keen proponents of the lexical approach.

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Back-to-school resources

Lessons for the new school year including plans for icebreakers, business basics, and absolute beginners.

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Sports and hobbies resources

Get your students into shape with this collection of lesson plans, worksheets and games on sports and hobbies.

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