• Boy playing baseball swings bat as the catcher behind him is rising up in preparation to catch a ball

    In this week's interview, Kyle talks about baseball, camping, and his fourteenth birthday.

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    Use videos to introduce a topic and engage students. Our American English animated videos teach topics such as pronunciation, phrasal verbs, and idioms. Find them on our You Tube channel and Facebook page.
  • Two girls holding pencils looking down as one writes in a book

    This week in the Teacher’s Corner, we examine the value of peer assessments in the English language classroom and offer several ways for teachers to use peer assessments in the classroom regardless of content or skill.

  • Cartoon of a man touching one of many light bulbs hanging above

    This five-week MOOC (massive open online course) is designed for non-native English speakers who are interested in advancing their careers in the global marketplace. Begins October 3.

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The Gift of the Magi and Other Stories

Use these short stories to teach culture, critical thinking, and the four skills. Download the text, audio, and classroom activities.

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Looking for resources to use in your classroom? Explore our engaging and free materials, including lesson plans, stories, music, games, and more.

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A quarterly journal written by teachers for teachers with classroom ideas and activities plus articles for professional development.

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