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20th April 2017: Four-year-old trekked miles in subzero Siberia

Saglana Salchak’s crossing of an area filled with wolves wins praise from locals but lands her mother in legal trouble.

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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.

Pick of the week

Celebrations: St George’s Day: History and traditions

In this lesson, students do a quiz about England for St George’s Day, debate national days and write a quiz about their own country or national day.

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New for April

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Podcast: Episode 6

This month the panel discusses videos and the flipped classroom, the most annoying word in America, Special Interest Groups and contrastive analysis. We also have an interview with Adrian Underhill, creator of the Sound Foundations phonemic chart, series editor of the Macmillan Books for teachers, and founder of the IATEFL Teacher Development Special Interest Group.


Challenges in ELT: Teaching students with Specific Learning Difficulties

Varinder Unlu, Academic Director at Bloomsbury International and Coordinator for IATEFL IP & SEN Special Interest Group, offers some insights and advice into teaching students with Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD).

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Go Beyond: Arts and Media: Performing arts

In this lesson, students discuss famous musicals and create their own.

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Travel resources

Travel broadens the mind but it’s also a great chance to improve your English with this handy collection of holiday resources. 

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TV and film resources

Lights, camera, action! Lots of lessons and resources to help your students learn all about the big screen.

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