Teach English

If you teach English in Turkey, we have a variety of free English teaching resources for you

You can:

  • download free lesson plans and classroom materials
  • get tips, articles and information about professional development, conferences and qualifications
  • join discussion groups and access training materials.

Find out more on our TeachingEnglish website or see below for an overview of the different sections.

How do we learn English?

tepav 200x113In partnership with TEPAV (Economic Policy Research Foundation of Turkey) and the Turkish Ministry of National Education, the British Council conducted a nationwide needs assessment about English Language Teaching and Learning in the period February-May 2013.

Teaching Resources


We have prepared a variety of free resources for you so you can easily download free lesson plansand classroom materials; get tips, articles and information about professional development, conferences and qualifications. Also, you can join discussion groups and access training materials TeachingEnglish – Teaching Resources.

Teacher Training Webinars

british_council_teaching_resourcesThere will be a new, engaging series of webinars for teachers of English who are keen to stay in touch with the latest trends inthe profession. If you have missed any of our previous webinars, you can watch recordings from our Teaching English Turkey website.

Stories for Schools Turkey

Stories-for-schools-logoWell-known children’s storybook writers from Turkey (Sevim Ak) and the UK (Sophie Smiley and Guy Bass) have produced a set of stories and resource kits to support teachers who want to develop a love of reading among their students both in and outside the classroom. Learn more. British Council has also held its first ever completely online conference for teachers, Story Sharing Web Conference on 9-10 February 2013.

Teaching Communities

british_council_articles British Council in Turkey works with different teaching communities and networks. Learn more about these teaching communities.

Join our Facebook Fan Page for Teachers

fb 200x113Join our Facebook page for English teachers and keep your teaching skills up-to-date.