Animated plays for children on the British Council’s LearnEnglish Kids: Playtime app and website.
English learning materials for students
Are you learning or teaching English? Take a look at our learning materials: from free online courses to videos and quizzes.
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All through 2016, the British Council’s LearnEnglish Print series will be offering Shakespeare-based English language worksheets for learners to partnering newspapers and publications around the world.
Throughout 2016, Shakespeare-based videos, activities and lesson plans for English language learners will be available on our LearnEnglish, LearnEnglish Teens and TeachingEnglish websites.
Our free, six-week online course will look at the life, works and legacy of William Shakespeare, while giving participants the chance to practise their English language skills.
Professor David Crystal and Ben Crystal celebrate the life and work of William Shakespeare in the year of the 400th anniversary of his death.
Dr Christina Lima of the University of Leicester suggests five ways of using films of Shakespeare's plays to practise English language listening.
The British Council's Anthony Cosgrove shares lines from five of Shakespeare's greatest plays to show that they are more accessible to English language learners than you might think.
In our second seminar on Shakespeare and teaching English, we explore why Shakespeare is relevant today, and look at different ways that his works can be brought into the classroom today.