• In this month’s Teacher’s Corner, we look at several new literacies: instant messaging, comics and graphic novels, short-form videos, and podcasting.
  • Find strategies for developing Medical English and other ESP courses … ideas for maintaining a communicative classroom … tips for getting young learners to stick to English … and much more.
  • These materials will help you get started teaching with comics and graphic novels, focusing on language skills and critical thinking.
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    Interested in establishing a writing center at your university or in a community education space? Check out this writing center manual to learn how!

This website is a resource center for teaching and learning about American English and American culture developed by the Office of English Language Programs in Washington, D.C. All programs are implemented by Regional English Language Officers (RELOs) at American Embassies or Consulates.

Please contact your nearest RELO for assistance or click on one of the links below to begin exploring our materials and resources!

The Lighter Side of TEFL, Volume 2, is a teacher’s resource book of fun activities for students of English as a Foreign Language.

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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.

Find innovative, practical teaching ideas in this quarterly, peer-reviewed journal, which features articles written by teachers from around the world.

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