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Latest Guardian news lesson

14th June 2018: The very male, billion-dollar gaming industry

A crowd of 18,000 filled a Sydney arena recently to watch groups of young men play video games for huge cash prizes.

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Celebrations: Mother's Day and Father's Day

In this lesson, students read texts about Mother’s Day and Father’s Day around the world, discuss celebrations and tell anecdotes about their families.

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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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BULATS: Reading and Language Knowledge – Multiple choice

This lesson is designed to help you engage your students’ interest with and understanding of the multiple choice task type in the BULATS Reading and Language Knowledge test.

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B2 Business Vantage: Speaking: Part 2

An article by Adrian Doff about the Cambridge English B2 Business Vantage exam (formerly BEC Vantage Business English), speaking part 2 (the 'long turn' task or mini-presentation), with tips for preparing candidates and a sample task and explanation.

Themed resources

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Summer school resources

Whether you’re teaching a short course or summer school, here’s a bumper resources page to help you get ready for the summer.

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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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