The ELTons are the only international awards that celebrate innovation in English language teaching. Before this year's award ceremony on 22 May, which will be live-streamed, we asked three entrepreneurs how they built their own English Language Teaching (ELT) businesses.
English speakers with regional accents are often judged by how they speak, but is this a good thing? Accent and dialect coach Helen Ashton explains.
Natalia Milán teaches English to Uruguayan primary school children via remote videoconference, as part of a new partnership between the British Council and Plan Ceibal to provide opportunities for teachers and students to learn English. She describes what it's like to teach English to a class from the other side of a video screen.
This is a transcript of Aung San Suu Kyi's video speech on academic freedom. The video was presented at a British Council and University of London policy dialogue event on 9 May 2013 as part of a UK study tour introducing senior Burmese policy-makers to the UK higher education sector, as
Can you tell a cockney accent from a Geordie one? Regional accents and dialects can be difficult enough for native speakers to understand, but to English language teachers, they present an even greater challenge, explains teacher Jon Green.
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