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If you are an English language teacher or English Language Teaching (ELT) professional, we have lots of free resources to support your work.

You can:

  • download free lesson plans and classroom materials
  • get tips, articles and information about professional development, conferences and qualifications
  • join discussion groups and access training materials.

Find out more on our TeachingEnglish website or see below for an overview of the different sections.

Best of British English Language Teaching (BBELT)

Since 1991, BBELT has been one of the most prestigious and respected ELT conferences in Mexico. After a six year break, we were delighted to announce its re-launch with BBELT 2013.

Visit our BBELT site 

Teaching resources

If you are a busy English language teacher or trainer looking for support and development materials for your classroom, we can help you with the collection of free materials on the British Council’s website for teachers. 

Find out more about our teaching resources.

TeachingEnglish articles

If you are an English language teacher and want to develop your understanding of teaching methodology and practice, the TeachingEnglish articles offer regularly updated pieces by experienced teachers and ELT professionals.

Read our TeachingEnglish articles.