Classroom resources (Online resources, Websites)

Learn English with activities 

If you are an English language teacher looking for materials, we can help you with our regularly updated classroom activities.

LearnEnglish website

Learn English with games

Do you like learning English and having fun? In this section, you can play games and practise your speaking with our fun tongue twisters. There are funny jokes in English you can learn and tell your friends. You can also post comments!

LearnEnglish website: Fun & Games

Learn English with audio and video

Do you like listening to songs and watching stories and videos in English? In this section you can learn to sing songs in English and watch fun stories and videos. You can also play games, print activities and post comments!

LearnEnglish website: Listen & Watch

Learn English for kids

LearnEnglish Kids has lots of free online games, songs, stories and activities for children. For parents, we have articles on supporting children in learning English, videos on using English at home and information about English courses for your child.

LearnEnglish Kids website

Learn English for teens

If you want to learn English while having fun, this free LearnEnglish Teens website is just for you. LearnEnglish Teens can help improve your English with reading, writing and listening practice, tips for exams, grammar and vocabulary exercises, games and videos. You can also interact with other teenagers from all around the world. If you want to learn English in your own country, find an English course near you.

LearnEnglish Teens website

Business English

You can find activities to develop your interview skills, write clear emails and increase your awareness of business topics and issues. Watch videos, listen to podcasts or read articles, then complete the specially designed tasks to help you understand the topic and use the language.

LearnEnglish website: Business & Work

Learn English with football

Premier Skills uses football to develop a brighter future for young people around the world. 

A global partnership between the British Council and the Premier League, the programme empowers grassroots coaches and referees to help young people, including the most vulnerable in society, find pathways to better lives through the inspirational power of football.

Premier Skills English website

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 

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More information on our TeachingEnglish website