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Latest Guardian news lesson

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17th January 2019: Venice jewellery heist: insight from the ‘gentleman thief’

Vincenzo Pipino, the only other person to have successfully robbed Doge’s Palace, suspects £1.7m theft was an inside job.

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Everyday life: Good neighbours

In this lesson, students learn complaining expressions and responses and role-play complaining to neighbours.

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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 January

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Film and TV: Cookery TV series

In this lesson, students practise speaking, listening and using new language about food and cooking.

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Fun with IELTS: What's a floppa?

A verbal matching game which helps students practice their listening, comprehension and matching skills.


Business Spotlight: Fit for work

This lesson, based on an article from Business Spotlight, discusses whether we sit down too much at work.

Updated for January

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Flashcards: Health (US)

An American English set of flashcards on the topic of health to print and use in class.

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Flashcards: Health (UK)

A British English set of flashcards on the topic of health to print and use in class.

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Webquest: Chinese New Year

This webquest includes activities on food and traditions associated with Chinese New Year, as well as the Chinese calendar and zodiac signs.

Themed resources

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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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