Reading List

Here are some resources you might find useful during and after your CELTA / Cert. TESOL course.  This list is by no means exhaustive, feel free to suggest more books to be added.


  • The Ultimate Guide to CELTA by Amanda Momeni & Emma Jones
  • Learning Teaching by Jim Scrivener
  • Practical English Usage by Michael Swan
  • English Grammar in Use by Raymond Murphy
  • Teaching English Grammar by Jim Scrivener
  • An A-Z of ELT by Scott Thornbury
  • Five-minute Activities by Penny Ur and Andrew Wright
  • The Practice of English Language Teaching by Jeremy Harmer
  • Learner English by Swan & Smith
  • How to Teach Grammar by Scott Thornbury
  • Keep Talking by Friederike Klippel
  • Sound Foundations by Adrian Underhill
  • 700 Classroom activities by D. Seymour

Online resources


  • Macmillan Sounds- for help with the phonemic script
  • TED- conference presentations
  • British Council “sounds right” app- for help with the phonemic script