BBC Learning English
As part of the BBC World Service, BBC Learning English has been teaching English to global audiences since 1943, offering free audio, video and text materials to learners around the world. From mobile English courses in Bangladesh and Latin America to online offerings for millions of Chinese learners, BBC Learning English provides multimedia English language teaching materials to meet learners' needs. Many of the materials are delivered as full length courses but each component of the [...]
Wordwall.net allows teachers to create interactive games and printed materials for their students. Teachers simply enter the content they want, choose the game template and the website automates the rest. Interactive activities are played on any web-enabled device, like a computer, tablet, phone or interactive whiteboard. They can be played individually by students, or be teacher-led with students taking turns at the front of the class. Printable activities can be printed out directly or [...]
School Materials Guide: final years of Secondary Education
The School Materials Guide addresses the importance of teaching materials in the teaching and learning of the target language, and supports readers in the production, choice, and use of English schools materials, based on the alignment with the BNCC (Base Nacional Comum Curricular) and on the dialogue with the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages). (in Portuguese)
Guide for Continuous Teacher Training: final years of Secondary Education
The Guide for Continuous Teacher Training supports the planning and execution of specific continuous education actions for English language teachers, based on the BNCC and the CEFR. The Guide is divided into two parts: in the first one, we discuss the quality premisses for training initiatives and present references and explanatory texts about the linguistic and pedagogical dimensions of skills needed by English teachers; the second part is practical and includes steps and tasks to support [...]
Proficiency Guide: final years of Secondary Education
The Proficiency Guide defines what is meant by linguistic-discursive proficiency, showing how the idea of proficiency deviates from a single, fixed conception of language use and learning. It presents linguistic-discursive expectations for students and teachers of the English language, bringing a greater understanding of the proficiency levels within reach at the end of elementary school and being able to inform and guide the planning of teacher training initiatives. (in Portuguese)
Curriculum Framework: final years of Secondary Education
The Curriculum Framework is guided by competencies. The document defines the vision of young people soon-to-be graduates and suggests a curriculum organization for the final years of elementary school, which contemplates the BNCC and the CEFR, adding the cognitive dimension to the socio-emotional skills as constituents of the teaching and learning process. The document explains important concepts in the context of basic education and English language teachings, such as integral education, [...]
YouGlish offers a selection of YouTube videos for you to improve your English pronunciation. With more than 100M tracks, the website offers fast, unbiased answers about how English is spoken by real people and in context. Just search by topic and select the videos you want to use.
Listen a Minute
Listen A Minute is a website that offers listening activities based on very short audios (less than a minute). The topics are arranged in alphabetical order and once you choose one you have access to free printable handouts, downloads and quizzes plus MP3 listening.
The website Storyboard That offers tools for you to create graphic scripts and comic books online. It can be used by teachers to create their own activities through digital storytelling or by students. Students will be engaged and excited to create plot diagrams, timelines, posters, and more. These teacher-created lesson plans and resources contain examples and templates that you can tailor and students can use for assignments and projects. With a wide selection of scenes, layouts, and [...]
The English Listening Lesson Library Online (Elllo) offers over 3,000 free listening activities. Teachers and students can access lessons for beginner, intermediate and advanced learners. The listening activities are categorized as follows: Views: 1500+ listening lessons of natural English conversations. One Minute English: Videos of International speakers. Mixer: Six International speakers answer the same question. Grammar: Grammar points in conversation for different levels. News [...]