Language Teaching Skills

Here at Cambridge we have numerous products to suit all ages and abilities available to assist you with your language teaching. Below are listed recommendations for specific learner levels:

  1. Teaching Children
  2. Teaching Teenagers
  3. Teaching Students and Adults
  4. Teaching language skills and systems
  5. Teaching with technology

1. Teaching Children

There is a growing aspiration towards bilingualism and consequent provision for children to learn English, as a second or foreign language. Cambridge offers a range of useful resources for both new and experienced teachers to help them provide children the most solid language foundation in a easy and fun way.

Online courses available:

  • Teaching Primary learners communicatively
  • CLIL: Introduction to Theory and Practice

Videos:

Recommended Products for Teaching Children:

The Roles of Language in CLIL
The Roles of Language in CLIL

An examination of how language functions in CLIL, based on a corpus of clas...

CLIL Activities
CLIL Activities

Innovative activities for Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) t...

CLIL
CLIL

A comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the theory and practice of CLIL....

Five-Minute Activities for Young Learners
Five-Minute Activities for Young Learners

A selection of short activities designed for 6-12 year olds. Activities are...

Primary Curriculum Box
Primary Curriculum Box

Ready-made photocopiable lessons for Content Language Integrated Learning (...

Teaching Children English
Teaching Children English

A training course for teachers of young learners of English as a foreign la...


2. Teaching teenagers

We have devoted time and expertise on developing methodology and classroom activities titles and teacher development courses to support teachers of teenagers. We understand that this age group requires very engaging materials which cement their English Language foundations and takes them through to the advanced levels in a fun way whilst fostering independent learning skills.

Online methodology courses

  • Motivating teenage learners  (20 hours)
  • CELT-S - qualification course from Cambridge English Language Assessment for Secondary School teachers. For more information, click here.

Videos:

  • Herbert Puchta - Taking teenage learners seriously
  • Ceri Jones - Exploring gobal cultures with teenage learners

Recommended Products for Teaching Teenagers:

Language Activities for Teenagers
Language Activities for Teenagers

99 enjoyable activities for 11-16 years olds, to coax, cajole and tempt the...

Film, TV and Music
Film, TV and Music

40 photocopiable activities for the language classroom based around the the...

Pairwork and Groupwork
Pairwork and Groupwork

A rich resource for stimulating extra communication practice in pairs and g...

Teen World
Teen World

Specifically designed for teenagers this photocopiable resource contains 17...

Imaginative Projects
Imaginative Projects

A resource book of project work for young learners.

Activity Box
Activity Box

A resource book for teachers of young learners.


3. Teaching students and adults

Cambridge offers a range of support for teachers who teach adults or university students. 

Recommended products for teaching students and adults:

Top Tips for IELTS
Top Tips for IELTS

The most important things you need to know to help you prepare for the IELT...

Academic Listening
Academic Listening

A collection of original papers by researchers working in the field which c...

English for Academic Purposes
English for Academic Purposes

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the field of English for Aca...

Communicative Activities for EAP
Communicative Activities for EAP

A handbook of fun, interactive activities organized by academic topic....

English for Specific Purposes
English for Specific Purposes

English for Specific Purposes offers the teacher a new perspective on this ...

Assessing Languages for Specific Purposes
Assessing Languages for Specific Purposes

This book is the first to examine implementation of tests for specific purp...


4. Teaching language skills and systems

For teachers who would like help with teaching specific skills - speaking, writing, listening or reading - specific language systems - grammar, vocabulary or pronunciation, we can offer a wide range of support and resources.

Recommended products for teaching language skills and systems:

About Language
About Language

Tasks for teachers of English that help to develop language awareness and i...

Active Grammar
Active Grammar

A three-level series of grammar reference and practice books for teenage an...

Vocabulary Activities
Vocabulary Activities

Vocabulary Activities is a teacher-friendly resource containing ideas for i...

Dialogue Activities
Dialogue Activities

Using dialogues in different contexts, this book encourages learners to loo...

Grammar for English Language Teachers
Grammar for English Language Teachers

An invaluable resource helping teachers at all levels of experience to deve...

English Phonetics and Phonology
English Phonetics and Phonology

This is a complete basic course in English phonetics and phonology....


Teaching with Technology

Get ideas and support with making the most of technology in the classroom.

Blended Learning

Can research help us answer key questions about blended learning?  Read our White Paper on Blended Learning to see what research is telling us.

Cambridge_Papers_in_ELT_Blended_Learning_2016.pdf

Recommended Products for Teaching with Technology:

The Cambridge Guide to Blended Learning for Language Teaching
The Cambridge Guide to Blended Learning for Language Teaching

A volume concerned with best practice in blended learning for language teac...

Language Learning with Digital Video
Language Learning with Digital Video

Practical activities and ideas for using a variety of video types in the la...

Language Learning with Technology
Language Learning with Technology

Language Learning with Technology is for teachers interested in integrating...

Assessing Language through Computer Technology
Assessing Language through Computer Technology

The first book to consider the theoretical, methodological and practical is...

The Internet and the Language Classroom
The Internet and the Language Classroom

The fully updated edition of this popular book offers a wealth of ideas for...

Using Authentic Video in the Language Classroom
Using Authentic Video in the Language Classroom

A wealth of practical suggestions for using video and film in the classroom...