Other Resources

Aside from the resources that are provided here for classroom use, this page highlights other resources that are perfect for independent learners as well as school students or full-time language students.

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Academic writing

Writing academic essays is difficult, even for native speakers. These articles will help you overcome the main challenges.

Creative writing

Want to be an author or a poet? Or would you like to write someone’s biography? The following self-study worksheets will help you improve your creative writing skills.

Webquests

Find out about what it was like to be an actor in Shakespeare’s day, the culture of Elizabethan England and Shakespeare’s inspirations by taking our interactive webquest.

Self-study worksheets

These self-study worksheets can be used with any Reader. Download them and use them to keep a record of your reading experience, to express your thoughts and opinions on the books you read, and to practise ways to analyse a story and to predict its outcome.

Film tie-ins

From Sense and Sensibility to Slumdog Millionaire, there is a huge range of Macmillan Readers that have been featured on-screen, and you will find a selection of our favourites below. Just click on the cover you are interested in to find out more about each Reader.

Shakespeare

Shakespeare is generally known as the greatest writer in the English language. He wrote poems and plays that are exciting and beautiful to read and are studied by Literature students all over the world. Because he is so important, we have given him his own page on our site.

Author data sheets

The Author Data Sheets focus on some of the great authors featured in the Macmillan Readers series.