So what is the Magic 100 Words (M100W) system, and why is it creating such a following? This bright, colorful system makes teaching sight words a breeze for ESL students at many levels. M100W breaks words into sections and teaches the most commonly used words first.
Teaching English as a Second Language
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.
Punctuation marks can make or mar the meaning of a sentence. They are a set of symbols, and are an integral part of written language. There are specific rules for the usage of each. Punctuation marks help put spoken words into writing.
Rooted in the homeland yearnings of America’s first generation of European immigrants, Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade is a lively resource for ESL teachers to utilize when introducing America’s Thanksgiving culture to their English as Second Language students.
Learning how to use the definite and indefinite articles in the English language can be a hair-tearing experience for Asian students. That’s because their own languages found little use for this part of grammar, and they have managed to communicate quite well for thousands of years.
ESL students with disabilities face several challenges when it comes to learning English as a second language, and need some care and understanding. Teachers need a good understanding of their students’ disability and how to adapt their teaching and assessments to their students’ needs.
Many ESL students struggle to understand English words from marketing and promotional material that they encounter in their daily activities. Brochures, flyers, posters, billboards, TV commercials and radio ads can all be confusing for an English language learner.
Foreign language practice groups, or conversation circles, can be an effective supplement to learning a second language in a traditional classroom setting. These informal language groups offer students an opportunity to practice with others in a relaxed setting.
Strategies and tips for teaching vocabulary to English language learners of mixed abilities that keeps the stronger students engaged, while helping slower learners strengthen their skills.
Teaching English as a second language to young learners is no mean feat. How do you keep Pre -Teens motivated? Here are some easy-to-apply principles to help your students assimilate what they need to know communicate it.