English teaching resources

English teaching resources

Welcome to EBC’s English teaching resources. Here you can find a wide range of practical resources, ideas and advice.  These English teaching resources are free for you to use in your English language classroom.

The resources are for you to use when you are teaching primary students, secondary students, or adults and business students. There is a lot of material that you can choose from. The material covers lesson plans, classroom management and teaching skills.

You can also use our published activities and ideas for using songs, poems and stories.  Therefore, this helps your learners improve their English in engaging, motivating and enjoyable ways.

Expert tips on teaching Business English

Expert tips on teaching Business English

Business English is a form of English tailored to commerce, sales, finance, international trade, marketing, advertising, etc. Business English is a specific type of EFL/ESL teaching, just like EAP (English for Academic Purposes) or EOP (English for Occupational Purposes). They will fall under the category of ESP (not Extra Sensory Power) but rather (English forRead More »Expert tips on teaching Business English
Free digital resources to make your English classes more efficient

Free digital resources to make your English classes more efficient

The digital era has arrived many years ago and is here to stay and as such applies to the EFL/ESL classroom. If use it properly, you can benefit from the knowledge the Internet offers and your lessons can be more dynamic and interactive. If our TEFL students get used to the Internet and digital programmes,Read More »Free digital resources to make your English classes more efficient
Teaching EFL to children vs adults

Teaching EFL to children vs adults: what are the differences?

Let’s say you are a recently certified TEFL teacher. After completing your TEFL course, you feel motivated and ready to take on the world. The teaching profession entails a lot of responsibilities that have far reaching effects on our society. EFL teachers need to be perfectly bilingual in the language they are teaching, and theyRead More »Teaching EFL to children vs adults: what are the differences?
Proverbs

English teaching resources: Money. Proverbs, sayings and slang

English teaching resources: Money. Proverbs, sayings and slang. English level: C1 Objective: Introducing some expressions used when talking about money and related issues. Introduction This material can be used as relaxing activities both in classes of business English and general English. . Students may be familiar with some of these expressions as they are somewhatRead More »English teaching resources: Money. Proverbs, sayings and slang
Compound (double) words

English teaching resources: Compound (double) words.

English teaching resources: Compound (double) words. English level: B1 – B2 Objective: Practising new words and increasing the students´vocabulary. Introduction One of the differences between English and languages like Spanish is how to make words. While in English you can put two words together to create a new word, eg. ASH + TRAY = ASHTRAY,Read More »English teaching resources: Compound (double) words.
Ways to predict the future/future forms.

English teaching resources: Ways to predict the future/future forms.

English teaching resources: Ways to predict the future/future forms. English level: B2 – C1 Objective: Practise using expressions to predict the future with different degrees of certainty. Introduction: A topic that interests, engages and worries a lot of people, is what will happen to our environment in the future, and what will happen to theRead More »English teaching resources: Ways to predict the future/future forms.
English teaching resources: Riddles

English teaching resources: Riddles (EBC Tefl – course resources)

English teaching resources: Riddles (EBC Tefl – course resources) English level: B2 – C1 Objective: First of all to have fun, and to increase imagination. Riddles exist in most cultures, and tell a lot about how people entertained themselves, before TV, movies and modern technology made us become passively entertained. Students could either hear theRead More »English teaching resources: Riddles (EBC Tefl – course resources)