TEFL Teaching Resources

ESL Lesson Plans

Ready-made lesson plans complete with worksheets, handouts, activities and other ideas to help you animate any class

The Definitive TEFL Guide

Frequently Asked Questions about teaching English as a foreign language

TEFL Forums

Teacher discussion from courses and jobs to worksheets and lesson planning

TEFL Glossary

A glossary made up of terms that English teachers and administrators may find useful during various stages of their training and career. This glossary includes terms related to language acquisition, grammar, pronunciation, teaching methods, strategies, testing and learners

Songs for Teaching English

Special ESL songs by Jonathan Taylor to help in teaching/learning English. Most songs have subtitles and lyrics so learners can read as they listen, or sing along if you/they wish.

ELT Terminology, Abbreviations and Acronyms

A list, with relevant links, of common terms and abbreviations used in the English language teaching world.

Common Confusions in TEFL

This page is about confusions that teachers often have, rather than confusions that students have

Language Teaching Methods

In this section we look at some of the better-known methods and approaches.

TEFL Articles

Articles, essays, ideas and tips of special interest to teachers of English

TEFL Book Reviews

Reviews of books (and occasionally other resources such as software and games) of special interest to English teachers. New reviews added regularly

FREE Downloads

Free downloadable resources, many in PDF format

TEFL Links

Links to useful sites and pages for teachers of English

Inspirational Quotes

Find quotes for teachers and learners, as well as other subjects such as education

ELT Management

Practical advice for managers on matters such as setting up a school, staff employment and relations, school resources and marketing...