Welcome to the English Association

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The English Association exists to further knowledge, understanding and enjoyment of English language and literature and to contribute to the development of English studies.

Whether you are a teacher, a student, a parent or a reader, there's something here for you.

Browse through our various web areas or head straight to what interests you most.

By age range

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Primary English - our site for all those involved in literacy in the primary classroom (ages 4-11). Here you will find information about our journal for primary teachers English 4-11, news of the latest developments and a host of resources and links.

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Secondary English - for students and teachers at secondary level (ages 11-19). Find out about our journal for teachers The Use of English, conferences and resources for students.

Four students studying at a library tableUniversity English - for students, researchers and academics and anyone planning to study English at university. Discover our range of journals and publications for researchers and students and find out if studying English is for you on our Why Study English? site.

By interest

Networks and Interest Groups - from children's literature to contemporary women's writing, poetry to university admissions, there's bound to be a group for you.

Teaching Poetry - our site dedicated to poetry and poetry teaching.

Books and Reading - browse through our Bookmarks series to discover books and poems to read, visit our Top 5 Reads for children or check out the winners of our best picture book awards.

Founded in 1906, the EA is a registered charity incorporated by Royal Charter. The Association has been based in Leicester since 1993. [About us]

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