Looking for lesson plans and strategies for teaching English as a second language? You’ve come to the right place. Experienced ESL teachers from a wide variety of teaching backgrounds share their advice and tips for teaching in a diversity of situations. You’ll find techniques that vary depending on the needs of the classroom and students, as well as the primary language that is spoken. You’ll also find great modifications to lesson plans that can be utilized when teaching classes that contain both ESL students as well as native English speakers.
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.
There are millions of people around the world that are learning to speak English. One of the most common questions I get as an ESL teacher is “How do I learn English faster?” This article will provide some advice about how you can do just that.
Teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) typically take place in a foreign country, usually with students from the same country. In contrast, English as a Second Language (ESL) classes takes place in an English-speaking country, with students from all different backgrounds.
Proper English pronunciation is crucial to an ESL student’s success, yet it is often neglected in the classroom. Learn about some of the challenges to effectively teaching students pronunciation.
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.
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.
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.
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.