Error correction, when done properly, helps your students without them losing confidence. This article includes some simple approaches to correction of writing and speaking.
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.
This article provides some tips explaining how to use technology to teach English as a Second Language. It can also be used as a plan for using tech to teach any subject.
Teaching academic vocabulary to English language learners must be intentional and is most effective when essential vocabulary is selected from their reading text and explicitly taught in advance.
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.
This approach to using writing journals has changed my ESL students’ attitude towards writing. My formerly reluctant writers now look forward to writing in their journals.
This is my story of teaching English from 2007 until 2010 in Thailand. I relive my experiences of teaching in government and private schools in the Bangkok area.
Here are several simple, fun examples of icebreakers to help you take control of your class and motivate your students.
Can the colour red make you a better player? Does it make you more attractive? Are blue pills more effective? This intriguing lesson plan will appeal to intermediate, upper and advanced levels.
This collection of fun games and role-play activities for English language teachers should arouse some enthusiasm after a vocabulary drill or new grammar study.
Teaching english as a foreign language is challenging, yet rewarding career path. To avoid some of these challenges, here are 10 common problems that teachers face in the classroom, and their possible solutions.