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Latest Guardian news lesson

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15th February 2018: Iceland – the best place in the world to be female

‘My country has just taken a huge step forward in legally enforcing equal pay for men and women. When will the UK dare to follow suit?’

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Festivals: Chinese New Year

Based on a lunar calendar and not the western Gregorian calendar, Chinese New Year can fall any date between late January and early February.

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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.

New for February

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Everyday life: Feng Shui at home

In this lesson, students describe their bedrooms and read about Feng Shui.

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Language for ... hair

This lesson provides students with vocabulary for describing hair and getting a haircut.


Business Spotlight: Buying time

This lesson, based on an article from Business Spotlight, is about time spent on housework and DIY.

Updated for February

Pronunciation activities: Part 1

This lesson by Adrian Tennant focuses on the distinction between the long and short 'i' sound, marking the difference in words like 'ship' and 'sheep'.

Pronunciation activities: Part 2

This lesson in the series by Adrian Tennant focuses on the distinction between the two phonemes at the beginning of the words 'yet' and 'jet'.

Pronunciation activities: Part 3

This lesson in the series by Adrian Tennant focuses on the distinction between the sounds 'n' and 'ng' in words like 'ran' and 'rang'.

Themed resources

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Love and relationships

Learn the language of love with a Valentine’s Day webquest, our collection of love stories and many other great resources. 

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Countries resources

Learn about different countries with our collection of resources spanning the globe.

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