Learning English with Oxford is a new blog from Oxford University Press. So far there are only a few posts. For example, a list of cat idioms: Be the cat’s whiskers Raining cats and dogs Has the cat got your tongue? Curiosity killed the cat Let the cat out of the bag Like a cat… Read more Learning English with Oxford
English teachers and students of a certain age may remember The Lost Secret, a BBC Education video course from 1986. It tells the story of a man who has lost his memory and who encounters a gang, led by the sinister Professor Sline. The cast includes Miranda Richardson and Vladek Sheybal. The course is aimed… Read more The Lost Secret
Kanatip Soonthornrak, aka Loukgolf, is an English teacher from Thailand with a YouTube talk show called Loukgolf’s English Room. He chats to his celebrity guests mainly in English. The Cambridge ELT blog, World of Better Learning, has an interview with Loukgolf: Part One and Part Two.
Learn English with Cambridge is a new YouTube channel, with videos presented by five youngish teachers. The videos so far: 3 phrasal verbs to express excitement in English American vs. British English vocabulary differences Asking for and giving directions in English Common travel expressions in English Common mistakes with modal verbs in English Dietary requirements… Read more Learn English with Cambridge
World of Better Learning is a blog about English language teaching, from Cambridge University Press. Posts are written by various people and divided into three categories: Insights, Techniques and Tools. There are also audio and video presentations. Some examples: The future of Englishes – by David Crystal IELTS Writing Task 2: teaching writing skills to… Read more World of Better Learning
The ELT Journal has been published since 1946. Until 1981 it had a section called The Question Box, which answered readers’ questions. Three examples from the earliest issues: Question: I have recently come across fry-pan for frying-pan. Is this form considered correct? Answer: Fry-pan is not accepted as standard English and is considered incorrect by… Read more The Question Box
ELT Journal is a quarterly journal about English language teaching. The latest issue has an article about language assessment and a discussion about the evils of IELTS. It can also be accessed via BrowZine.
Cambridge University Press publishes Cambridge Papers in ELT, a series of research papers on various topics, including speaking and extensive reading. At present there are 17 papers, which can be read and downloaded by everyone from the website, Language and Pedagogy Research for ELT. Blended language learning ELT trends: beyond technology Enhancing student interaction Extensive… Read more Cambridge Papers in ELT