Looking for excellent ESL books and resources? Here are some of the best materials available for teaching English as a Second Language. They are the top picks of my co-ESL teachers, and I have included many of them in my own personal collection!
Getting ready for the SAT? Learning vocabulary is extremely important for raising your score! Nail down your success on the test. Study these essential vocabulary words that are likely to be asked, and you’ll reach your targeted score, guaranteed.
This article will be of great help when teaching the states of matter. The States of Matter worksheet offered here is a fun way to introduce the phases of matter and challenge your students’ knowledge.
It’s no secret that motivating ESL learners is the most challenging aspect of language teaching. Do you want your students to develop “intrinsic motivation” to learn and massively enliven your class? Read these three easy ways!
Have you tried the macrologue and micrologue when teaching ESL learners? It’s high time to try these highly effective teaching methodologies in class to improve childhood language acquisition test scores.
Boredom is the bane of every teacher’s life. So are you ready to freshen up your teaching style in ESL class? Learn how to set goals and to do what highly effective teachers do! Try these “Using Music with Lyrics” activities with repetitive choruses and actions that will surely hook all your kids!
It’s no secret that listening is one of the most challenging aspects of language teaching. Read on and develop your students’ listening skills through the TPR activity included here and address your students’ difficulty with reductions.
The ability to read and to comprehend text of any sort is very essential. Teach your ESL learners how to identify the “big idea” of the selection as they read through these exciting read-aloud ideas and activities in class!
Want to brush up your strategies in teaching ESL? Learn how to be creative and experimental with colors, pictures, sounds, and lessons when using SMART board lessons for ESL class and address the “back to the basics” cry in education by fully implementing Word Walls!
What are the things you need to consider when making assessments for your EFL class? How are you going to design your test to make your students enjoy writing, be proud of their work–and learn? Here are some of my favorite ways.
When good readers read, they imagine the text in their minds. Have your ESL kids envision the characters in stories by modeling great reading techniques! Download printable characterization stationery and other graphic organizers here.
Searching for an English as a Second Language vocabulary worksheet for your class? This article has free vocabulary lesson/worksheets. Learn how to use the repetition and dynamic method when teaching new vocabulary words, plus get some new tricks on how to effectively teach vocabulary in class.
Since songs are an exaggeration of speech, using music increases awareness of different aspects of language. This article includes a stress-free listening activity that teaches listening comprehension and new vocabulary words through a song!