TESOL Resources Online

You will find these TESOL resources online useful sources of information and inspiration that will help you during training and when you are working as a TESOL teacher or Business English trainer.

TEFL Equity Advocates
Blog which encourages people to understand that non-native English speaker teachers (NNESTs) are just as important in the in TEFL/TESL industry as NESTs (Native English Speaker Teachers). It aims to encourage schools and organisations to establish egalitarian employment policies for both NNESTs and NESTs.

uni.edu/becker
An eclectic range of resources.

TESOLacademic.org
Useful information linking theory and practice about academic aspects of TESOL and research into language teaching and learning. Provides academic videos and webcasts on TESOL.

TESOL.org
The TESOL International Association website.

Iatefl.org
With over 4,000 members IATEFL is one of the most thriving communities of ELT teachers in the world.

Australian Council of TESOL Associations
Information & resources about teaching English as an additional language/dialect.

Developing Teachers
Tips, ideas and resources to help you plan and deliver effective lessons in the language classroom.

Language schools in England
Cactus Education offers language courses that allows you to learn more than 20 different languages all over the world.

English Training Centre
ETC offers distance learning TESOL teaching certificate courses with ACTDEC accreditation.

World languages TV
World Languages TV provides information about receiving free-to-air satellite TV and radio in a wide range of languages.

Where there is no artist.
Petra Röhr-Rouendaal has published this exciting book for teachers! It contains lots of hand-drawn illustrations which can be very useful for teachers designing their own classroom learning activities, flash cards, posters, drills, discussion stimuli, etc.

Red Leaf Volunteering Vancouver
Lots of useful information for people thinking about volunteering overseas, including volunteer work in Canada.

Online Spanish Lessons
121Spanish provides personal online Spanish lessons and conversational practice with low cost, high quality one-to-one tuition using microphone, headphones and webcam. Offers general, business, specialist, children’s, grammar and conversational practice. A knowledge of Spanish is very useful for English teachers in Spain, Latin America and elsewhere. Flexible arrangements enable you to take classes at almost any time, any place.

Learn French in France
While you are teaching English in France, you may also want to improve your written and spoken French. ESL Languages provides details of French courses all over France. France is a wonderful cultural destination for teaching English and learning French.

Scribendi.com
Provide well written and well researched advice on ESL which can help students with their English writing. Scribendi.com also offer editing and proofreading services worldwide.

Study Abroad Italy
If you are thinking about spending some time absorbing the language, history and culture of Italy, you may find this website interesting and informative.

International educational & development agencies

The British Council

VSO – Voluntary Service Overseas
VSO recruits lots of volunteers – young and old. VSO is particularly keen to recruit mature trained and qualified professionals including teachers as well as younger volunteers.

Cafod
Catholic Agency for Overseas Development

DFID
Department for International Development

Oxfam

Save the Children

Médecins Sans Frontières
TESOL Direct encourages support for Médecins Sans Frontières

UNESCO
United Nations Educational Scientific & Cultural Organisation