The GSE Teacher Toolkit

The Global Scale of English Teacher Toolkit is a free, online database that brings together learning objectives, grammar and vocabulary in one place, all mapped to the GSE and CEFR.​

  • Access to over 2,000 Learning Objectives, 450 Grammar Objectives, 39,000 Vocabulary word meanings and more than 200 job profiles.
  • Save time in finding level appropriate learning objectives, grammar and vocabulary.
  • Created in collaboration with thousands of teachers from around the world.
  • A global standard of reference that caters for every type of English and type of learner.
  • Takes the guesswork out of learner progress.

How to use it

Choose the type of student and type of English you’re interested in and then use the GSE/CEFR slider to select the right level.

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The toolkit’s functionality makes it quick and easy to search for the most level-appropriate content to support your lessons or use it to adapt your curriculum to meet the needs of your students.​

New to the GSE Teacher Toolkit?

Explore our illustrated journeys to see what's on offer for your user type:

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Practical uses of the Teacher Toolkit

For curriculum improvement

  • Adopt the Global Scale of English as a framework
  • Raise standards in teaching and learning
  • Align curriculum to meet your learners' needs

For lessons

  • Set goals using the learning objectives
  • Discover free downloadable grammar exercises
  • Practice pronunciation with audio files

For mixed ability classes

  • Personalize learning paths
  • Measure progress across the 4 skills
  • Improve feedback for learners

For curriculum design

  • Review your program for gaps
  • Design curriculum to meet the specific needs of your learners
  • Set standards across an institution, department or program