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5 ways to become a reading detective

5 ways to become a reading detective

Sherlock Holmes is one of the most famous and well-loved detectives in the history of literature. The character was created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle in the late 19th century. Since then he has appeared in four novels, over fifty short stories by the author, as well...
A Super Hero lesson plan to celebrate Marvel Studios new ‘Avengers: Endgame’ movie

A Super Hero lesson plan to celebrate Marvel Studios new ‘Avengers: Endgame’ movie

With the successful release of the next installment of the Marvel Studio franchise, Avengers: Endgame, your students are sure to be buzzing with Super Hero excitement. So here’s a lesson plan to help motivate your learners. They will use comparatives and superlatives...
Marvel Readers Series Nominated for ELTons Innovation Awards

Marvel Readers Series Nominated for ELTons Innovation Awards

The British Council’s ELTons awards celebrate the best innovations in English language teaching and learning worldwide. We are pleased to announce that our Marvel Cinematic Readers series is a finalist in the 17th ELTons Awards for Innovation in Learner Resources. It...
IATEFL 2019: Reading in the 21st century classroom with Philip Warwick

IATEFL 2019: Reading in the 21st century classroom with Philip Warwick

IATEFL 2019 is just seven days away. The program is full of exciting talks, workshops, networking events and competitions. Today, we’re highlighting three activities that reading fans will love. First, join Philip Warwick for a workshop on using Pearson English Graded...
Two downloadable lesson plans to celebrate International Women’s Day

Two downloadable lesson plans to celebrate International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day is celebrated worldwide every year on March 8th. It aims to raise awareness of the many issues still facing women around the world and celebrate women’s achievements at the same time. The event has been running since 1908 and, in recent...
Engage your students with out-of-this-world Marvel Cinematic Readers

Engage your students with out-of-this-world Marvel Cinematic Readers

If you could have a superpower, what would it be? Invisibility? Teleportation? How about the ability to engage your learners in reading activities in an instant? Well, you can do just that with our Marvel Cinematic Readers. We all know how important reading is for...