EAL resource websites

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Film English won a British Council ELTons Award for Innovation in Teacher Resources, and the most prestigious European media in education prize, the MEDEA Award, in 2013, and an English Speaking Union Award in 2014.


Free, ready-to-use EFL / ESL lesson plans on the latest breaking news -in 7 levels. New lessons uploaded every 2 days. Each lesson includes a 26-page PDF containing all-skills activities, a 2-page mini-lesson, 5-speed listening, multi-speed scrolled reading, interactive dictation, 30+ online quizzes… and more.


Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more.


the Global Oneness Project offers free multicultural stories and accompanying lesson plans for high school and college classrooms. Our award-winning collection of films, photo essays, and articles explore cultural, social, and environmental issues with a humanistic lens.


Q-files is a free online encyclopedia specially designed for children.  The pages in Q-files have been written by specialist children’s writers, working alongside the experienced editorial team at Orpheus.


BrainPOP’s an online resource bank covering an extensive range of curriculum areas. It’s a great way to introduce new learning experiences and topics or to extend children’s curiosity in other areas not covered in your curriculum


With over 9,000 resources, including lesson plans, worksheets, audio, video and flashcards, onestopenglish is the world’s number one resource site for English Language teachers.


Write & Improve is a free service for learners of English to practise their written English. Submit your written work and receive feedback in seconds, covering spelling, vocabulary, grammar and general style.


We write news for students of English. We help students to learn and understand English. Easy English news can help everybody who wants to understand better.


Smithsonian magazine and Smithsonian.com place a Smithsonian lens on the world, looking at the topics and subject matters researched, studied and exhibited by the Smithsonian Institution — science, history, art, popular culture and innovation


Word Generation builds reading comprehension by providing students with engaging texts incorporating academic vocabulary, opportunities for discussion and debate, and weekly expository writing.


A source for current events, news and non-fictional content for Common Core ELA, Science and Social Studies.


Exploding watermelons, curious pigs, sneezing baby pandas, mystery objects falling from the sky, internet addiction, online dishonesty, and (of course) internet cats!


This website contains resources for secondary teachers to use in the bilingual classroom and classrooms where English is used as a medium of instruction to teach other subjects.