Error correction, when done properly, helps your students learn without them losing confidence. This article includes some simple approaches to the correction of writing and speaking which will help the ESL teacher and student.
Teaching vowels to very young children is easier if you use methods that will make learning fun for the children. Keep them busy with different activities that will not only enhance learning but develop their other various skills.
Do you know how to learn English on YouTube with authentic videos? This is a summary of fun ESL games that can be used in conjunction with YouTube and other streaming services.
If you've decided you want to teach English in Japan, congratulations! You're in for a treat. Next question: what kind of English do you want to teach? Do you crave the chaos of Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) life, or would you prefer teaching at an eikaiwa English school?
Learning word families can help your students gain greater understanding of the English language. Improve vocabulary, grammar and speaking and writing in the classroom using simple teaching methods.
Simple, easy to follow tips and ideas to help your students improve their spelling in classes. Includes strategies and suggestions for dealing with homophones,homonyms and exceptional English words.
Here are effective ways to support English language learners of all ages and at all grade levels to help them succeed in school. These strategies can be used in classes composed of only ELLs and in mainstream classes composed of both ELLs and non-ELLs.
Conversation classes are often unplanned and structure-less, or fall into the trap of patterned role-plays. Learn how to plan realistic and useful conversation lessons for your students.
When it comes to teaching abroad, every country has its pros and cons, but some are certainly riskier than others. Sometimes the problems in a country run much deeper than the recruiters' glossy websites would lead you to believe.
Seven games and activities you can play with your junior high school or above ESL group English classes.
An easy step-by-step guide for anyone showing others how to teach English as a foreign language to children.
Limited vocabulary is one of the greatest obstacles English language learners face when they read. Learn how to pre-teach key vocabulary from text to equip ELLs for a successful reading experience.
Evaluating ESL speaking proficiency must be done more objectively than subjectively. After defining speaking proficiency, this hub introduces a rubric for effectively evaluating speaking proficiency.
Many English language learners who enter our schools are not welcomed into inclusive environments. Teachers—especially those who teach ELLs—are in a key position to draw attention to inequalities they observe and to advocate for their students.