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Back to School

Get started, get motivated and 'skill up' with Macmillan English this September!

Whether you’re preparing for your first class or looking for inspiration to reinvigorate the classroom, throughout the back to school season we'll be bringing you a special selection of resources to give your teaching an extra boost.

Explore our latest teaching resources below and follow us on social media for more #back2school fun.

Get started: back to school 2014

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Getting ready for a new term and new classes can be a daunting task. So to make sure you’re perfectly prepared, our ELT experts are here give you top tips and practical teaching advice to help you make the best possible start.


First Classes and Beyond:

Join Beyond authors Rebecca Robb Benne, Rob Metcalf and Robert Campbell on the 10th September, 3pm (UK time) for our first webinar of the 2014-15 academic year. Explore ideas to help teenage students get focused, aim high and invest in their own learning from their first day back.

Register for the webinar 


From icebreakers and first class tips to practical lesson plans for students of all ages, our teachers’ resource site onestopenglish has plenty of inspiration to offer. Take a look at our full collection of back to school resources or check out our selected highlights:

  • Survival Guide: Lindsay Clandfield and Duncan Foord offer easy-to-use ideas and advice to solve any ELT-related emergency
  • Topical news lessons: Weekly and monthly news lessons from The Guardian; adapted and graded for elementary, intermediate and advanced learners
  • Beyond lessons: Creative and dynamic lessons ranging from elementary to upper intermediate levels to explore school subjects such as the arts, geography and science

Explore our onestopenglish resources