Give Your ESL Students a BOOst with These Halloween Themed Language Activities

Give Your ESL Students a BOOst with These Halloween Themed Language Activities

Halloween is just around the corner, and it’s a great excuse to share some American culture with your ESL students. Here are some fun ways to bring the celebration of all hallows eve into y ...
Using GIFs and Memes in the ESL Classroom

Using GIFs and Memes in the ESL Classroom

If you use any sort of social media sites these days, you're probably very familiar with GIFs and memes. Memes are constantly being shared on Twitter and Facebook, while GIFs now crowd the comment ...
Using Audio as a Teaching Tool

Using Audio as a Teaching Tool

Want to spice up the lessons in your classroom? Try incorporating some audio. From listening to music and spoken word pieces to recording their own voices, their many ways to help students learn ...
6 Lessons Using Smartphone Cameras

6 Lessons Using Smartphone Cameras

Almost everyone has a smartphone these days, so why not start using this technology to help you teach? The best ways to get started is to use the camera feature. Getting your students talking abou ...
10 Puzzle Stories for your Language Class

10 Puzzle Stories for your Language Class

Puzzle stories and riddles make great classroom activities. You can use them as warmups, fillers or cool downs. Puzzle stories help develop speaking skills and serve as a great way to practice ask ...
8 Great Ways to Use Dictation with ESL Students

8 Great Ways to Use Dictation with ESL Students

Dictation might feel a bit old-fashioned but it’s a great, interactive way to get students writing and talking. It doesn’t take a lot of preparation time or complex feedback and it can ...
Making Films on Smartphone Cameras: 5 Language Lessons Utilizing Smartphones and Film

Making Films on Smartphone Cameras: 5 Language Lessons Utilizing Smartphones and Film

Making films with smartphones is easy and fun. Here are five simple ways to exploit this pocket technology in your English classes. 1. Conduct a Simple Interview You could use this as part of an ...
Using Traditional Games with Language Learners

Using Traditional Games with Language Learners

Sick of technology? Why not try some more traditional games? Traditional games, such as board and card games, have a lot to offer your classroom. Here are 10 great traditional games you can use ...
6 Ways to Use Google Maps and Smartphones in Your Classroom

6 Ways to Use Google Maps and Smartphones in Your Classroom

With Google maps and Street View you can get your students to explore the world without ever leaving the classroom.  Here are some ways you can incorporate the technology into your lessons. ...
Dealing with Difficult Students

Dealing with Difficult Students

At times, we all encounter students who we find it difficult to deal with. It's easy to let those students get to you, but we have some tips to help you handle the students before they get the bes ...
SAT Practice Identifying Sentence Errors

SAT Practice Identifying Sentence Errors

Many ESL students take the SAT and/or ACT to be admitted into American colleges and universities. Help them prepare to master the language portion of the exam with this worksheet which has them id ...
Identifying Power Tools

Identifying Power Tools

Do you teach English for a specific purpose? If so, your students may benefit from vocational education worksheets, such as this worksheet which has students identify the names of common power too ...
Endangered Species: Great White Shark

Endangered Species: Great White Shark

Did you know that great white sharks are now considered vulnerable? How much do your students know about the great white shark? Students are asked to fill in the missing information and then fill ...
24K Magic - Bruno Mars

24K Magic - Bruno Mars

This is a worksheet which contains different activities (putting in order, matching, fill in the blanks) using the chart-topping song 24K Magic by pop singer Bruno Mars. It's a catchy tune that wi ...
Telling Time - General Rules

Telling Time - General Rules

A fun and visually attractive worksheet teaching the essentials of telling time. This worksheet is designed as more of a lesson than practice opportunities. It can also be used to help with speaki ...
Flying First Class

Flying First Class

This worksheet is about a joke about a blonde woman travelling to New York. Students are required to answer questions to check their undertanding of the joke, then they can role play the scene in ...
Divergent Scene: Fill in the Gaps

Divergent Scene: Fill in the Gaps

This movie worksheet goes along with the following youtube video It is a great activity for teenagers. First, you can ask the students who have watched the film what is it about. Then students can ...
Learning about a Job

Learning about a Job

This worksheet features questions to help students think about the type of job they want to apply for and some of the qualifications and skills needed to obtain that job. This worksheet is ideal f ...
Sewing Terminology

Sewing Terminology

If you have students who are interested in sewing, give them a chance to practice some sewing-specific words with this sewing terminology worksheet. Sewing is an important life skill and knowing k ...
Difference between So and So That

Difference between So and So That

Recently I had to explain to my students the difference between using so and so that as a conjecture. They got really confused so I decided to simplify things with this PowerPoint presentation. Ho ...