Back to School

Resources to prepare for the start of a new term

Whether you're preparing for your first class or looking for inspiration to reinvigorate the classroom, this year we've collected a special back to school kit of resources to help you prepare.

From exclusive discounts to brand-new teaching resources, you'll find everything you need to kick-start your teaching. Explore our resource kit below and follow us on social media for more #back2school fun!

Young Learners  Teenagers  Adults  Business  

Teaching tips

Explore our resource kit of teaching tips by sector to give your classroom a boost! Keep an eye out as we continue to update this section with more resources throughout the class to school season.


Young Learners

Get the new term off to a roaring start! Join Tiger Time author Mark Ormerod for his video series of Primary Teaching Tips series and download Carol Read's list of Top Tips for Establishing Positive Relationships with Young Learners.

Watch Mark's videos  Download Carol's top tips

Build classroom vocabulary and have some DIY fun with this 'make your own' pencil case activity for young learners.

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Help your teenage students build essential life skills this term with our latest video and accompanying activity card inspired by Beyond.

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Learn how to improve pronunciation skills using speaking and listening exercises in our latest Skill up in language and life video, presented by Dorothy Zemach.

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Boost your Business students' listening skills with the latest instalment in our Build up your Business Skills video series, presented by In Company 3.0 author Simon Clarke.

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Back to Class Special Webinar

Missed our Back to Class Special? Catch up on all the action with recordings from the day featuring our ELT authors Sam McCarter, Fiona Mauchline and Carol Read.

From using storytelling with young learners to inspiring teenage students and motivating them for those all-important exams, you'll find plenty of teaching inspiration in our webinar archive.

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New Life Skills Videos

Get top tips on introducing life skills and lesson plans to help you put them straight into practise right away, in this brand-new video series from ELT expert Martin Thomas. Watch the first episode on Planning and download the accompanying teacher and student worksheets.

Planning video Student worksheet  Teacher worksheet