ESL Teacher Resources

Teacher resources including free ESL handouts and quizzes, PDF lesson plans, teacher articles and a directory of teaching and reference resources. Also provides access to questions from students and teaching forum topics.

Printable Handouts & Worksheets

518 free printable grammar and vocabulary teacher handouts for English as a Second Language (ESL) teachers and instructors to use in the classroom or other teaching environment.

Online Interactive Quizzes

Interactive language quizzes for students based on our handouts. Select from a range of beginner and intermediate level questions which are separated into topic areas.

Get our lists of British English, American English and Animal idioms in eBook (PDF) format. They're perfect to use offline for reference or for use in class! Available to buy and download now.

Lesson Plans

990 lesson plans in PDF form, with answers and teachers' notes where needed, for all levels, including exam lessons. Downloads are organised by level, theme and grammar topic.

Teacher Training Handouts

A range of downloadable PDF handouts for teacher training.

Articles

176 articles on English language teaching, including career development and specialisation.

English Reference

A collection of glossaries, dictionaries and online reference materials.

The Editor's Blog

Richard Flynn (aka Tdol) is an English teacher and the Site Editor here at UsingEnglish.com. Here, he talks about English usage that catches his eye or ear, and looks at language issues that interest or puzzle him.

Speaking Out

A collection of thoughts, comments and articles regarding some of the issues and discussion points that have been raised in our ESL Forum.

Teacher Forum

Our forum for English teachers is a lively place where English language teachers and experts choose to hang out and to chat.

Teacher Training Forum

The teacher training forum is a place where our teachers and experts support each other through training, and provide helpful advice and tips.

Teaching Jobs

The latest international jobs for ESL/EFL/ESOL teaching and related positions, college and university faculty members, administrators and students.

Selected Links

Links to other useful English language internet resources, including study skills, online tests, encyclopedias, dictionaries, sites for teachers and lesson plans.