Your English students want to discuss real issues.

Our Discussion Starters and Mini‐Debates focus on global topics with political, social, and environmental themes.

Who says grammar can't be fun?

We develop lessons and worksheets on grammar and writing with interesting, relevant content to hold your students’ interest.

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English students love idioms.

A solid understanding of common English expressions will help your students speak English more naturally and follow conversations more easily. Use any of our dialogue lesson sections to teach modern idioms, collocations, and phrasal verbs.

The world is wonderful and complicated.

We develop English lessons that focus on world leaders, scientists, entrepreneurs, and social activists, as well as historical products and landmarks. Your students will improve their English skills while they learn about famous people, places, and things that have shaped our planet.

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Students need variety. Teachers need resources.

ESL Library has more than 1,000 ready-made, student-centered lessons and over 2,000 vocabulary images for professional English teachers. Our resources are designed specifically for teaching English to older teens and adults.

Discussions & Debates

Get your students talking about real-world issues and social or cultural topics with our Discussion Starters and Mini-Debates lesson sections.

Grammar & Writing

Every English teacher needs an arsenal of grammar and writing exercises at their disposal. We develop worksheets and lessons with fun, student-focused tasks to keep the interest level high in your classes.

Everyday English

Lessons and audio focusing on real-world English are in high demand. We have ready-made lessons in everyday English on all of the major themes your students need.

Reading & Discovery

Language students are more motivated when they’re learning about things that interest them. Your students will discover all sorts of interesting facts and figures as they learn about famous people, places, things, and events.

Business, Travel & Holidays

Today's students want to work and travel in English. They also want to learn about diverse cultures! We have a wide variety of lessons on these key aspects of language learning.

English Serials

Students love learning natural expressions, phrases, and idioms. We’ve developed several lesson sections that focus on everyday language through fun and engaging dialogues.

Young Learners & Literacy

Our fun, kid-friendly lessons on reading, writing, grammar, and artistic activities are sure to keep your young learners engaged! Our illustrated phonics and vocabulary lessons will appeal to young learners and literacy students of all ages.


We believe that visuals play an extremely important part in teaching English. We’ve developed over 2,000 vocabulary images for you to easily incorporate into your lesson planning.


An organized teacher is a better teacher. With so many resources to choose from on ESL Library, take advantage of our simple folder system to store and find the resources you love.