External links

Useful links relating to English language study.

  • Services and organisations for Birmingham students The University provides many services and organisations to support your studies, your welfare and your enjoyment of University life. This page introduces you to these services.
  • breakingNewsEnglishWeekly: 'where the outside world and your classroom meet in real time, bringing the world's breaking news and views to your students, in English. As the news breaks, teach it.' A new service designed and run by one of our own MA graduates!
  • IATEFL Info about the International Association of Teachers of EFL
  • TESOL (Main site). Includes free, full-text articles from TESOL Matters, and tables of contents for TESOL Journal and TESOL Quarterly
  • The Internet TESL Journal For Teachers of English as a Second Language (Articles, Research Papers, Lessons Plans, Classroom Handouts, Teaching Ideas & Links)
  • The Teacher Trainer - A practical journal for those who train, mentor and educate TESOL teachers; has a selection of free back articles online.
  • Collins COBUILD: Access CobuildDirect from here.
  • Dave Sperling's ESL cafe Everything TEFL you could possibly want!
  • Tim Johns' Home Page Lots of useful stuff on EAP, Data-driven learning, CALL and more.
  • Richard Cauldwell's Home Page Full text articles and other stuff to do with Discourse Intonation and Phonology
  • IATEFL's links page: IATEFL is the International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language.
  • The British Council English Pages Information and contacts for teachers and students of English.
  • AILA:  Association Internationale de Linguistique Appliquée (International Association of Applied Linguistics)
  • BAAL:  British Association for Applied Linguistics
  • TESL/TEFL/TESOL/ESL/EFL/ESOL Links: Describes itself as 'The most comprehensive and best-maintained list of links for students and teachers of English as a second language.'
  • lists of readings on many TEFL / TESL topics
  • Tim Johns’ kibbitzers: corpus-based worksheets dealing with common errors in academic writing