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Find out who has been nominated for the prestigious ELTons awards this year.

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Join Andy Hockley talking about 'Peer observation - how we can make it work' on Wednesday 30th April 2014 or see previous webinars.

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See our range of books and resource packs. There are more than 50 titles to browse and download for free.

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We have created the EnglishAgenda podcasts to bring you some of the latest news about English language teaching from around the world.

Listen to the latest podcast about the IATEFL conference

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Find out about the British Council's work in English, from our support for research to our partnerships with governments. You can also browse our track record in ELT projects around the world.

If you work in English teaching in the UK, you can find out about our events and the work of other ELT providers. We also have a CPD programme for teachers in association with EnglishUK. 

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Watch the live webcast of 'English, speech and society' with Urszula Clark. This seminar draws upon recent research into the relationship between English and social, regional and national identities. Such research has implications for language and education policies not only within the UK, but also the teaching of English worldwide.

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