An ESL civics lesson helps educators prepare students to become active members of their community. For students learning English as a second language, the concept of civics in English-speaking countries might seem as confusing as the language.
English learners will enjoy watching the movie, The Red Balloon. Lesson plans include tasks that will help students to practice the language skills of reading, writing, speaking, and listening.
Possessive proper nouns are proper nouns that indicate possession of or some other relationship to another noun. This article takes you through the grammar rule for a possessive proper noun including spelling and pronunciation rules, use, and teaching examples.
The -ed suffix forms the simple past tense and past participle forms of regular English verbs. The following article outlines the rules for how to write and pronounce -ed words in English and provides examples for clarification.
How can popular movies help build language skills? We will discuss how books and movies can be incorporated into lesson plans, as well as exactly how they aid in the development of reading, writing, listening and speaking. An ESL movie-based lesson plan is provided as an example.
You can learn English verbs easily, if you have the right resources. Incorporate the following verb table with speaking, listening, reading, and writing and you will see a major improvement in the ability of your students in all four areas. Your administrator will be happy as well!
It’s important to understand, when teaching math to ESL learners, what your students already understand. You need to separate the concept from the vocabulary. If you don’t, you may not come across well. So, please make sure to assess your students math ability in their native language first.
There are tons of fun games that will help you engage your students who are learning English. Here are a few of my favorites because they are easy and quick, and students love them!
In this lesson plan, students will create a calendar, learning day and month names, as well as an interactive classroom bulletin board for each month of the year. They will also recognize holidays, as well as numbers.
This article presents an activity that aims to enrich the vocabulary of the students connected to facts and information about Australia. The activity can be modified to fit ESL students of different ability-levels, ages and interests.