We have been making English training resources via the Internet since 1999. Fun, engaging, up-to-date resources based on Reuters® news articles. Instant lessons - perfect for busy English language teachers. • No stress lesson preparation • Complement your teaching with topical content • Simply print and teach! • 9 exercises per lesson - reading, writing, grammar and listening. • Over 1,800 resources at 5 ability levels
Instant Lessons™ are English language lessons complete with teachers’ notes and answer keys. The photocopiable lessons are based on articles from Reuters® News Agency, providing up-to-date lesson content at 5 language levels. Each lesson consists of at least 9 exercises,
The Japan Times “English-To-Go, the first serious attempt to teach online via the Internet, is a fun and creative way to learn the language…” BBC Education Web “An excellent resource with new articles each week on current issues. Although the site is designed for English language teachers, the content is equally useful for native English speakers in Secondary Schools or Home Schooling groups.”
Between them, our writing team has more than 50 years' teaching and experience in ESL. In early 1998 a small group of TESOL educationalists, designers and programmers agreed to work together in their spare time on developing English-To-Go. They spent nearly a year developing the teaching methodology and launched the first instant English lesson in 1998. Aptly enough, this free English lesson was called "Lift Off" and was about John Glenn's return to space. Our first online English lesson was released on Selfaccess.com in September 2001 for free and we looked at the smoking debate.
Meet some of our team: Rachel Ellis Qualifications: MA (Applied) First Class Honours, Dip SLT, BA Waikato University, RSA Cert TEFLA. Teaching experience and levels taught: Elementary - Advanced. Adults and children. Kinds of English taught: Business English, Academic English, General English, Preparation for IELTS, FCE, and Proficiency. Other subjects taught: Spanish. Other information: Has taught at university level in New Zealand and private language schools in both Spain and Japan. Has written on-line materials and programmes for various ESL courses. Name: Felicity McCardle Qualifications: MA (Hons) Auckland University, B Ed Queensland University of Technology, BA Auckland University, Cert SLT, PG Dip SLT Massey University. Teaching experience and levels taught: Elementary - Advanced, High School, University. Kinds of English taught: Academic English, General English, Preparation for TOEFL, TOEIC and IELTS, English for Migrants, Business English, English for Tourism and Hospitality. Other subjects taught: History, Literature. Other information: Has taught at universities in Australia, New Zealand and Tonga. Worked as a researcher, writer and editor, IELTS examiner. Published in history books. Gavin McCardle Qualifications: BA Victoria University of Wellington, B Ed Queensland University of Technology, Cert SLT, PG Dip SLT Massey University. Teaching experience: 10 years of university teaching in New Zealand and Australia. Three years high school teaching in New Zealand and Tonga. Teaching experience and levels taught: High School, university, all language levels. Kinds of English taught: English for migrants and refugees, Business, Academic, Travel and Tourism, Hospitality, Preparation for IELTS and TOEIC. Other information: Has worked in government departments, university administration, and on publishing and editing projects. Has taught Literature, Geography and Economics. Published in Political Science Journal and newspapers.