Error correction, when done properly, helps your students without them losing confidence. This article includes some simple approaches to correction of writing and speaking.
For English Language Learners, writing is a process that goes beyond spelling and grammar. It begins with socializing and evolves into copying sentence frames; eventually writing essays. Students need written and oral feedback, and should engage with prompts that are culturally relevant and diverse.
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.
Teaching or tutoring English as a Second Language remotely online can be a rewarding career, but it does have its challenges. These 10 tips are important for new remote ESL instructors.
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?
Seven games and activities you can play with your junior high school or above ESL group English classes.
Writing is painful for many students. Some of the most reluctant writers are English language learners. This approach to using photograph prompts has radically changed my ELL students’ attitude towards writing.
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.
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 English language learners for a successful reading experience.
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.
An easy step-by-step guide for anyone showing others how to teach English as a foreign language to children.
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.