American English Live Events


Did you know that American English offers live online events? Check out our upcoming events!


American English Live Series 5

American English Live: Teacher Development Series 5 begins on May 1st! Join us on for a series of six Facebook Live professional development sessions for English language teachers around the world. At the end of each session, complete a short quiz to earn a digital badge! Series 5 events take place every other Wednesday from May 1st through July 10th.


American English Live Series 5.1: Practical Applications for Critical Thinking in English Language Teaching and Learning 

Join American English for Educators on May 1st for the first session in American English Live Series 5. During this event, “Practical Applications for Critical Thinking in English Language Teaching and Learning,” presenter Leslie Opp-Beckman will share ways to determine how much critical thinking is already incorporated in your existing ELT materials and offer practical tips for weaving even more critical thinking into your courses.

View the entire session to earn a digital badge! Look for the quiz link at the end of the presentation

To join the session, go to the American English for Educators Facebook page ( at 8 a.m. or 1 p.m. Eastern Time from Washington D.C.   Check the local time in your region at 

You may need to refresh the page or go to “posts” if you don’t see the live session at exactly that time. Follow the page to make sure you receive notifications when we go live. 




Viewing Sessions and E-Certificates

To learn about viewing sessions in your area and a chance to earn an e-certificate from your Regional English Language Office or local U.S. Embassy, contact your local RELO. You can find contact information here.


Interested in more events?

You can find online seminars on topics that range from improving speaking, listening, and pronunciation skills, to learning how to integrate culture into your lessons on the American English website

Check it out today!