SIOP, or Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol, is a unique, innovative and highly successful way to teach English language learners both the English language as well as the varied academic content areas for their particular grade level.
ESL Teaching Tips & Strategies for Any Grade Level
Are your ESL students getting a little tired of the normal routine? Discover new and exciting ways to teach English with these tips and ideas. Find out your student’s learning styles and discover new methods in teaching to reach all your students. In addition, read inspiration and advice from fellow English Language Teachers on the philosophies of teaching and learning English as a second language. Comment on articles and share your own experiences.
Are you in need of a good communication game for your classroom? Learn how to play four easily manageable and creative games with your ESL students right here.
The simple strategies presented in this article apply to both the teacher and the ESL student. Careful study and application of these skills will produce good results in reading and understanding.
If 10 ESL students shared 10 ESL tongue twisters, how many tongue twisters would the ESL students share? Repetition of sound coupled with rhyme, rhythm and nonsense make these lessons in pronunciation an amusing time for everyone.
Grading English language learners through both informal and formal assessment gives the teacher a well-rounded picture of the students’ abilities. Using informal assessment such as class projects and formal assessment with the use of a rubric enables students to set goals for mastering skills.
The purpose of these lessons are to show the use of conjunctions and adverb clauses in forming complex sentences. Your ESL students will benefit from the following activities to understand complex sentences.
The use of commas, semi-colons and apostrophes appear to contain some of the most confusing rules for English language grammar usage and style. The rules are really quite simple; read on to learn more.
Find activities and exercises on phonics for English language learners and how they can help students grasp pronunciation of the English language.
Confused about what an allophone is or how to teach it? Allophones are a linguistic term for something that can revolutionize how you teach phonics to an English language learner
Do you want your fifth graders to easily understand your ESL lesson plans on the adverbs of manner? The following article offers information these adverbs as well as some teaching ideas for your ESL classroom.