Here are my favorite gift ideas for people who study or teach English class. I’ve done my best to find unique gift ideas that you can buy online from reputable websites like Amazon and Cafepress. These would make great gifts for end of the school year, graduation, Christmas, holiday, birthday, etc. Some of these are pretty darn cute! I hope you find something you like.
Cat Reading Figurine – Perfect Desk Accessory for the Cat Lover! Who doesn’t love cats? Well, there must be someone who doesn’t love them, but being that most people absolutely adore them, this would be a good gift idea for many English professors. This is one cat that you can allow to sit on your desk while you work!
Coffee Mug with Books’ First Lines This is a good looking coffee mug that will provide daily inspiration with your cup of joe. The bookworm will enjoy reading the 24 opening lines. Plus, this mug has great reviews for it’s sturdiness, size, and overall quality.
One Of My Favorite T-Shirts, Ever! This shirt demonstrates how punctuation saves lives. Really! It’s available in many colors and sizes, making this a fitting novelty shirt for any student or teacher of the English language.
Same Idea, this time on a Coffee Mug – While shirts are fun, a coffee mug might be an easier gift idea because you don’t need to know the correct size.
Documentary DVD about Harper Lee – The story behind the famous book. This movie explains how the book was written, and explores the life and times of Harper Lee. This is a bestselling documentary, and I think many English professors would enjoy it. They may even share it with their class.
Teacher Wine Caddy / Sculpture – Do they enjoy wine? If so, they might like this teacher sculpture that holds one bottle. You could present it with a favorite bottle of wine.
Features Books and More Books!
Banned books are always an interesting topic! This features their covers!
Amazing William Shakespeare Watch – This has a couple of positive reviews. It looks like an unique idea. It’s not just a watch with a quote on it. No. The quote actually moves around the dial.
Coffee Mug with Shakespeare Quotes – Buy this as a gift from your heart. This is an interesting coffee mug for the English Major or Professor who loves Shakespeare Plays.
Magazine Subscription “Bookmarks” for Book Lovers – Get a Gift that Lasts all Year Long. This magazine’s whole goal is to help people find the best new books. This is an ideal gift for any avid reader. Bibliophiles give it 5 star reviews!
Funny “English Teacher” Parking Only Sign – “Violators will Fail the Exam” Put this sign up in their garage, on their driveway, or in front of their favorite parking space for a real surprise gift idea! This will sure make them smile or laugh.
Jewelry Gift Idea for Her
Garden Statue – Heavy Cast Stone Outdoor Decoration. It has a weathered bronze look and is made out of poured concrete. It is made in the USA!
This is particularly appropriate for the English teacher who teaches Elementary School Grades and may be teaching cursive. (Do they still teach cursive?)
2015 Daily Calendar: Forgotten English – A Fun Desk Accessory for the English Language Nerd! This is a calendar for his or her desk. Each page features something of interest: archaic words and their etymologies, arcane holidays, superstitions, historical trivia, and more. Perhaps the material would even be incorporated into the curriculum.