Resources for Teachers

Create Printable Worksheets

Half a Crossword

Create Half a Crossword puzzles for ESL conversation classes with this online wizard

Dominoes

Create Domino Cards for vocabulary review classes with simple to use wizard

Taboo Cards

Create Taboo cards for ESL conversation classes. Learn through word associations

Crosswords

Create beautiful crosswords from random selection of New York Times and The Guardian crosswords

Picture Cards

Create printable picture cards for ESL vocabulary revision. Learn words by visualizing

Photo Cards

Create printable photo cards for ESL vocabulary revision. Learn words by visualizing

Dehydrated Sentences

Create dehydrated sentence prompt activities to help your students with grammar

Odd One Out

Create odd one out printable worksheets for vocabulary revision

Discussion Questions

Create printable worksheets for pair work discussion activities with chosen theme or topic

Three in a Row

Create worksheet for vocabulary review where students complete collocations

Role-Play Cards

Choose a topic and automatically create role play cards for pair work simulations

Correct the Mistake

Create activities where students have to find and correct the mistakes

Analyze Texts

Vocabulary Profile

Adaptation of Paul Nation's Range vocabulary profiler for the web

Phrase Finder

Highlight collocations, chunks, idioms, phrasal verbs and semi-fixed lexical phrases in texts

Verb Finder

Highlight all verb forms in texts. Perfect for building grammar awareness in ESL students

Text Difficulty

Assess overall text difficulty for students. Analyzes and grades vocabulary, collocations and grammar

Text Simplify

Simplify texts by replacing difficult vocabulary and structures with carefully graded alternatives

Text Glossary

Simplify texts by grading vocabulary and structures and providing word glossaries and explanations

Find Materials & Plan Your Classes

Activities Library

Browse and search a large library of photocopiable activities sorted by themes, vocabulary and level

Coursebooks Library

Choose a theme or language structure and find units from coursebooks for your class level

Recipe Books Library

Find exciting and engaging new activities for your classroom. Search by themes, vocabulary and level

Discussion Questions

Find sets of discussion questions from a variety of sources for your chosen theme or topic

Lesson Plans

Browse through a carefully curated library of lesson plans. Find inspiration from other teachers

CEFR Syllabus

Lexis and grammatical structures sorted and categorized according to the European CEFR levels

Dictionaries & Reference Tools

Nomad Dictionary

All-in-one Offline Dictionary for Windows, MacOS and Android. 30+ Dictionaries included.

Examples Finder Online

Get contextual examples of how to use a word from a range of corpora. Works online

Examples Finder Windows

Get contextual examples of how to use a word from a range of corpora. Works in Windows

Word Associations

Explore associations for a given word. Visualizes associations in the form of a tree

Verb Forms Explorer

Explore all the word forms of English irregular verbs with this handy chart

Multithesaurus

Search a wide range of online resources to find the perfect synonyms

Multidictionary

Access a broad variety of online dictionaries from a single search box

Discussion Questions

Find sets of discussion questions from a variety of sources for your chosen theme or topic

Wordlist Finder

Lookup words in a collection of vocabulary teaching wordlists created by researchers

Phrase Dictionary

Explore collocations, chunks, phrases, idioms, phrasal verbs and other word patterns

Wordlists

Phrases

A unique wordlist of phrases, collocations, chunks, idioms, phrasal verbs

Common Mistakes

A word list of the most commonly made student mistakes

CEFR Wordlist

The most common words in English categorized into the the European CEFR framework

General Wordlists

General English wordlists for use with adult classes

Business Wordlists

Business English wordlists for use with business professionals

Academic Wordlists

Academic English wordlists for use with IELTS, TOEFL exam classes or EAP syllabuses

Internet Wordlists

Contemporary wordlists for the internet age.

Collocation Wordlists

Lists of the most common phrases, collocations, phrasal verbs used in spoken and written English

Word Forms

List of all the word families and word forms for a particular word

Raw Data

Corpora

Access raw corpus data for research or study

Wordlists

Raw wordlist data and research articles. Available in text or spreadsheet formats

Dictionaries

Raw dictionary files for use with Nomad Dictionary

Word Associations

Word association data compiled from a variety of sources

Phrases & Collocations List

List of the most common phrases, collocations, phrasal verbs used in spoken and written English

Verb Forms

Wordlist containing all the word forms of English irregular verbs

Word Forms

List of all the word families and word forms for a particular word

Discussion Questions

Sets of discussion questions from a variety of sources for your chosen theme or topic

Language APIs

Example Sentences

Get example sentences for your vocabulary application

Example Sentences Audio

Get example sentences with complete audio for your vocabulary application

Word Forms

Get list of word forms for target word for your vocabulary application

Discussion Questions

Get list of discussion question for target word for your vocabulary application

Word Illustrations

Get illustrations for target word for your vocabulary application

Word Videos

Get videos / animated GIFs for your vocabulary application

Downloads

Nomad Dictionary

All-in-one Offline Dictionary for Windows, MacOS and Android. 30+ Dictionaries included.

Corpora

Download raw corpus data for language research

Wordlists

Get raw wordlist data for vocabulary research

Apps

vocab.today app

Main vocab.today app for students. Practice reading, listening, vocabulary and grammar

Flashcards

Interactive flashcards on your computer or mobile phone

My Wordlist

Personal vocabulary notebook for your students to record vocabulary after classes

Learn Most Common Phrases

App to help students learn the most common phrases and collocations in English

Odd One Out

Play Odd One Out on your computer or mobile phone. Learn through word associations

Word Associations

Explore associations for a given word. Visualizes associations in the form of a tree

Crosswords

Create beautiful crosswords from random selection of New York Times and The Guardian crosswords

Total Cloze

Complete total cloze activities for texts where all of the words in a text have been blanked

Easy Listening

Listen to easy words spoken in English and check your understanding

Exams

FCE

Materials to prepare your students for the Cambridge FCE exam

CAE

Materials to prepare your students for the Cambridge CAE exam

IELTS

Materials to prepare your students for the Cambridge IELTS exam

Reading

Graded Readers

Library of graded readers categorized by level

Choose Your Own Adventure

Library of interactive digital versions of Choose Your Own Adventure books

Corpora

Browse and read a collection of authentic English texts in a variety of genres

Research Blog

Memory

Research on memory, word memorization and vocabulary recall

Vocabulary

Research on vocabulary, what it means to know word, vocabulary acquisition strategies

Wordlists

Research on compiling, reviewing and using wordlists

Corpora

Research on creating, exploring and using English language corpora

Lexical Approach

Research on implementing the lexical approach in your classroom

Historical CALL

Library of historical applications for language teaching