Find materials by level, theme and genre

Film English Wins ESU Award


Film English has won the Runner-up prize in the English-Speaking Union President’s Award which recognises the widespread and successful use of technology to enhance English teaching and learning worldwide. It is presented for innovation and good design in the use of technology, for the teaching, learning and advancement of English as a first, second, or foreign language.

The judging panels are comprised of publishing, English language teaching, and design specialists.  This is what the judges said about Film English:

Film English is brilliantly designed and makes excellent use of the opportunities provided by the internet today. Its films are very current and the fact that these can be continuously updated is a useful feature. It is instant, readable and engaging, with highly accessible lesson plans.”

The award ceremony will take place in central London, previous venues have included Buckingham Palace and the House of Lords, in February.

Thank you for your support over the years.


60 comments on “Film English Wins ESU Award

  1. Claske van Brenk says:

    Dear Kieran,

    That is great news! Congratulations on getting this recognition.

    1. Dear Claske,
      Thanks very much for your upport.
      All the best,

  2. Cristina Silva says:

    Thanks for helping us motivating our students to learn a foreign language.
    All the best,
    from Lousã, Portugal

    1. Hi Cristina,
      Thanks very much for your kind words and support. Much appreciated 🙂
      All the best,


    1. Thanks very much for your support, Noemí 🙂

  4. Rochelle Mansfeld says:

    Congratulations – you deserve it. Your site is brilliant for teaching and for learning a perfect win-win situation. Thank you for making the material available to us.

    1. Hi Rochelle,
      Thanks very much for you r kind words, much appreciated.
      All the best,

  5. Fantastic news!! Congrats! Els from Belgium

    1. Hi els,
      Thanks very much.
      All the best,

  6. Congratulations, greetings and thanks from Poland. 🙂


    1. Thanks very much for your support, Justyna

  7. Congratulations, Kieran! Your website is truly a labor of love and it’s wonderful to see it recognized this way.
    Thank you for sharing your work with teachers all over the world. Your lesson plans are inspiring, thought-provoking, and entertaining. My students and I really appreciate them.
    With thanks,
    Cristina (Uruguay)

    1. Hi Cristina,
      Thanks so much for your kind words and support. I’m very happy that both you and your students enjoy using Film English so much.
      All the best,

  8. That’s fantastic news, Kieran,
    Congratulations. Well deserved :o)

    1. Hi Daniel,
      Thanks very much for the kind words. it was great to see you in Córdoba.
      All the best,

  9. Excellent news! Congratulations and keep up the good work! Wish Film English a happy holiday season!

    1. Hi Carla,
      Thanks very much for the kind words. I hope you have agreat Christmas and a very happy 2015.
      All the best,

  10. Aw. Well deserved and well done!

    1. Hi Abena,
      Thanks vry much for the kind words.
      All the best,

Sorry! Comments are now closed.

Discover more from Film English

Subscribe now to keep reading and get access to the full archive.

Continue reading