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  • Not all English as a second language exams have the option of writing a short story, but the Cambridge First Certificate exam does, and so do some others, so it is necessary to know how to write one. Students often choose to write a story in the...

    Exam Tips: How to Write a Story For an English Language Test

    Exam Tips: How to Write a Story For an English Language Test

    by Paul Perspicacity31

  • 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.

    Stress And Intonation in English—Contrastive Stress

    Stress And Intonation in English—Contrastive Stress

    by Seckin Esen9

  • 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.

    3 Great English Games for Adults!

    3 Great English Games for Adults!

    by TheWatchman1

  • 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.

    How to Teach an English Conversation Class

    How to Teach an English Conversation Class

    by Kymberly Fergusson39

  • Teaching a second language to early language learners doesn't have to be difficult if you know to develop preschool lesson themes and fun ESL activities for kindergarten.

    ESL Kids—Teaching English to Children

    ESL Kids—Teaching English to Children

    by Jasmine72

  • 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.

    What's It Like Teaching English in Thailand

    What's It Like Teaching English in Thailand

    by Paul Richard Kuehn15

  • 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.

    ESL/EFL Lesson Plan – Colour Psychology

    ESL/EFL Lesson Plan – Colour Psychology

    by Muttface1

  • Error correction, when done properly, helps your students without them losing confidence. This article includes some simple approaches to correction of writing and speaking.

    How To Correct Errors—EFL/ESL Teachers

    How To Correct Errors—EFL/ESL Teachers

    by Andrew Spacey8

  • A perfect guide for the ESL teacher. This article will outline how to create a lesson plan in 4 easy steps. Follow this guideline when planning a lesson for teaching English as a foreign language.

    Teaching ESL: Creating a Lesson Plan in 4 Steps

    Teaching ESL: Creating a Lesson Plan in 4 Steps

    by Jeff Davis16

  • 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.

    How to Use Photograph Prompts to Motivate ESL Students to Write

    How to Use Photograph Prompts to Motivate ESL Students to Write

    by Geri McClymont0

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