There are lots of great English language teaching blogs and websites around. Here are some that I enjoy (or have enjoyed, because some go into a lull from time to time)
- #ELT chat
Great initiative where twitter based discussions on ELT get planned and recorded
- 26 letters
Some terrific thoughts on ELT but seems to have been quiet for a while
- Agata Zgarda
Put a Polish teacher in Brazil and then enjoy the wonderful cultural musings.
- Alex Case – TEFLtastic
Highly entertaining but also insightful collection of stuff on TEFL
- Andy Hockley
ELT management blog – a ‘must have’ resource for any ELT manager
- Anne Hodgson
A wonderfully eclectic blog, by an American business English teacher and writer living in Germany
Extensive reading works – the research evidence is clear – and these folks have a stack of great garded reading materials – and lots of freebies too
- BESIG World Blog
A global blog for global business English teachers
- Business English Ideas
This blog by Charles Rei lives up to its name – it really is stacked with ideas from a very switched on business English teacher.
- Business Spotlight blogs
Postings from some of my favourite Business English writers over at Business Spotlight Magazine
- Candy's stripe
Business English teacher Candy gives us her observations, reflections and an occasional rant
- Carl Dowse
A terrific blog for business English teachers AND business English teacher trainers – not updated frequently, but that’s because Carl is so busy doing other great BESIG things. Keep checking back.
- Chia Suan Chong
Halliday’s systematic functional grammar, ELF and politeness, dogme. Wow! Chia’s site’s right up my street.
- Classrooms on the Danube
Thoughtful relections on teaching from classes in Budapest
- Colin Graham
A Calvanistic take on life
An ESP/EAP teacher based in the Middle East.
- Darren Elliot
Insightful thoughts on EFL and the folks we meet our classrooms – a Five Star blog
- Designer Lessons
If you’re looking for inspiration for your next class, you’ve got to check this blog out. It’s got some lovely lesson ideas.
- EFL classroom
A ning site but a must-do for any EFL teacher to sign up to – such wonderful activities and games from David Deubel. Bravo David!
- Evan Frendo
Blog on ESP and conversational analysis for the workplace from Mr ‘How-to-teach-business-English’. Love it!
- Evidence Based EFL
It is evidence based, just as it says – and that involves challenging lots of EFL folk lore that needs challenging. One of my favourites.
- For English teachers – Angoltanaroknak
The wonderful Erika Osvath in Hungary shares teaching ideas and lessons
- Free-Range ELT
Another Philly based blogger who has lots of ESL/EFL stories to share.
- Global English for Business
Such a fun blog. I’d like to meet Matt Halsdorff!
- Holly Suel – Now and Online
Holly Suel is a terrific online teacher back from Finland in the US – but she doesn’t post very often.
- Jane and Dave Willis
Interested in task based learning? Jane and Dave are experts in the field.
- Janet's Abruzzo edublog
Janet collects from a wide range of sources – nice surprises
- Jason Renshaw – English Raven
Insightful thinking on teaching and learning (and often on Japan)
- Jeremy Day
Terrific blog on ESP! Sadly Jeremy has been quiet for a while, but this site has lots of gems for ESP teachers that will hold good for a LONG time
- Jeremy Harmer
Jeremy on teacher training and presentations – lessons from the master
- Joanna Ghosh
Joanna’s hit the net full speed with a great blog for learners on academic English
- Karenne Sylvester – Kalinago
A top site for TEFL blogs, for good reason – lots of great ideas and a culture of sharing
- Ken Wilson
English Teaching Theatre leader (and Mister Monday writer) tells stories and shares
- Know Howe for English
A brit in Germany puzzles over the cultural differences he encounters, much as I do in the US
- Lathobic Aphasia
I can’t believe it took me so long to discover this gem. Don’t make the same mistake – head here right away!
- Lathophobic Aphasia
Want a chuckle? Then this is a great place to head.
- Laura's Show and Tell Blogspot
Lots of nice lesson ideas to be found here here!
- Learning to speak 'merican blog
Pragmatics and Sociolinguistics
- Lessonstream – Jamie Keddie
The perfect place to fins a lesson – great ideas and great interface too. Love it!
- Lexical Leo's Lexicon
Fast becoming one of my favourite blogs, Leo is a lexical approach fan – I think we need more of them
- Lots more interesting blog links
- L_Missbossy's ELT playground
A terrific teacher in Poland shares her wisdom
- Macmillan dictionary blog
All kinds of gems from all kinds of writers – terrific group blog
- Marisa Costantinides
A teacher and teacher trainer in Greece, with lots of interesting thoughts to share
- Mike Harrison
Refections on teaching and lots of ideas
- Nicholas Whitely $4MT
great ideas and lessons too
- Nick Jaworski – TurklishTEFL
methodology, lesson planning and losts of sharing here + Turkey
- One year in the life of an English teacher
Adam delivers an eclectic treasure trove
- Ozge Karaoglu
This generous and committed teacher has a lot of great stuff to share
- Peter Viney
Go here to read lots of interesting thoughts from Mr ELT Video
- Profesor Baker
I’vefound all kinds of odd things here that I’ve enjoyed – and often very practical.
- Real English®
Videos with Complete Interactive Lessons – Grammatical/Lexical organization of fun, spontaneous dialogues. New videos and lessons every month, in 2014, as in 1994!”
- Resident Alien
A beautifully written blog by ESL teacher, Mary Witzl, who knows how a great story.
- Sabrina Gerland
A cross cultural blog about Americand and German English that’s right up my alley.
- Sandy MacManus
A treasure trove where you can laugh, gasp and spend far too long exploring and finding out where not to teach next summer
- Scott Thornbury's A-Z
Lots of lively debate on ELT issues – Scott’s a star!
- Sean Banville – breaking news
Great resources for keeping lessons topical
- Separated by a common language
Lynnequist explains lots of useful AmE and BrE differences
- Shelly Terrell – Teacher Reboot Camp
A great sharer, and don’t forget to follow Shelly on twitter @ShellTerrell
- Six Things (Lindsay Clandfield)
Lists of six things on all manner of interesting and entertaining ELT topics
- Stewart Tunnicliff
Writings from a business English teacher in German, with a smattering of peak district twang
- Sue Lyon-Jones
- Talk to the clouds
An eclectic blog on ELT teaching
- Talking Business Internationally
Lots of good sense and ideas about business English to be found here
- Teaching English to Engineers
Practical – concise tried and tested links and ideas for techie students – a gem!
- Techie English
Another great blog from Phil Wade.
- TED talks
Well, obviously! What a wonderful source of inspiration to us all.
- TEFL Ideas
Great video ideas generously shared
Great practical ideas and great refections too – a great site for teachers.
- The Consultants-E
Leaders in online training – all kinds of goodies to be discovered here from Nicky and Gavin (Check out their EdBytes video series!)
- The Digital Counter-Revolution
Before we go wow, tech is the solution and Sugata Mitra is cracking learning, here’s a gem of a blog that challenges us to think deeper.
- The Eclectic English Teacher
Tony Watt doesn’t post often, but when he does he’s always worth visiting
- The Teacher James
Spanking new ELT blog from a drama and music fan – and lots more stuff besides.
- Tony Myers
A new blog in 2011 about service design, behavioural economics, and teaching in Business English
- Tony Watt
Some philospohy muddled in with all kinds of interesting stuff
A terrific blog about task-based language teaching by Marcos Benevides (Marcos was in a video I made that you can see at http://youtu.be/hebbpe6MVLw)