Here are several simple, fun examples of icebreakers to help you take control of your class and motivate your students.
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.
Writing is painful for many students. Some of the most reluctant writers are often English language learners. This approach to using photograph prompts has changed my ELL students’ attitude towards writing. My formerly reluctant writers now look forward to writing in their journals.
Error correction, when done properly, helps your students without them losing confidence. This article includes some simple approaches to correction of writing and speaking.
Here are 3 more fun games and activities to play with your adult ESL group! the best part is...these games can be modified to fit all levels, teens and kids included.
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.
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.
This article attempts to explain what contrastive stress is, how this type of stress occurs and shifts in sentences, how it changes the meaning in spoken English, and it consists suggestions for English language teachers how to teach contrastive stress.
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.
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.
Limited vocabulary is one of the greatest obstacles English language learners come up against when they read. Teaching vocabulary to ELLs must be intentional and is most effective when essential vocabulary is selected from their reading text and explicitly taught in advance. Non-ELLs benefit too!