Find helpful resources for teachers of English as a Second Language. Whether you’re teaching kindergarten students, or adult learners, we have ESL lesson plans and activities your students are sure to love. Teach your students about American culture and holidays, find new ways of teaching vocabulary and get the class moving with interactive games and group projects. Also find worksheets and sample quizzes you can adjust to use for your class.
Verbs are the key to understanding a foreign language, and ESL students are no exception. The next time you are looking for some lesson plans when teaching verbs to ESL students, why not give these a try?
Do you want to learn how to effectively teach vocab to ESL students interested in business? It seems like a daunting task, doesn’t it? Don’t worry. Careful preparation and research will help you, and your students, tremendously.
Are you worried that your ESL students are not quite grasping the vocabulary of yesterday, today and tomorrow? Do not panic. ESL games and exercises to teach yesterday, today and tomorrow represent a fun and effective resource for ESL teachers to use to get their students to understand new vocab.
Adults living in the U.S. and learning English may know that October 31 is the observance of Halloween, thanks to the huge commercial market for this particular autumnal holiday. However, they most likely do not know the origins of the celebration, or the various traditions around the day.
See this oldie but goodie nursery rhyme in a new way! This preschool Mary Had a Little Lamb theme will grab any child’s attention with its curriculum rich activities. Various learning styles are reached and little lambs will be prancing with excitement during this theme.
Teach English language students the vocabulary needed to describe a variety of growth stages for plants, animals as well as themselves. Learning that every living thing grows and changes helps students understand who they are.
Independence is an American holiday and may need explanation for students of English as a second language. Teach your students about American history and culture while celebrating the Fourth of July with them.
Preschool ESL classrooms give you room to be creative in your approach to teaching the English language. Use this lesson plan to teach English. Preschool students will learn about prepositions in this lesson through a series of interactive activities.
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.
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.
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.