How To Be A Better Teacher In 2018

How To Be A Better Teacher In 2018

Goodbye 2017. It’s time to start a new year fresh! If you’ve been stuck in a teaching slump because of the business of the holidays, read on to learn how to become a better teacher in ...
Looking into a Crystal Ball: Strategies for Teaching Future Tense

Looking into a Crystal Ball: Strategies for Teaching Future Tense

Whether your students celebrate the new year on January 1 or during the Lunar New Year, the new year is a great time to talk to students about the future tense. When using the future tense, studen ...
Teaching the Difference Between Dependent and Independent Clauses

Teaching the Difference Between Dependent and Independent Clauses

A clause is a group of related words that contains a subject and a verb, but it does not necessarily contain a complete thought. When it comes to teaching students about clauses, most teachers beg ...
New Year's Resolutions For ELLs

New Year's Resolutions For ELLs

We’re in our last month of 2017 and about to enter 2018. With this transition into the new year, a lot of people begin to think about setting resolutions. Most resolutions are goals to impro ...
17 Best Articles and Resources for Language Teachers and Learners in 2017

17 Best Articles and Resources for Language Teachers and Learners in 2017

This year, we at Busy Teacher have had the opportunity to bring you a wealth of articles, worksheets, and other resources to help make make your experience as a language teacher or learner much mo ...
4 Christmas Activities to Use with Your ELL Students

4 Christmas Activities to Use with Your ELL Students

Christmas is a perfect topic to use when teaching your students English in December. Even if they don’t celebrate Christmas, most of your students will find it fascinating to learn about a n ...
Fun and Easy Word Association Games for Students

Fun and Easy Word Association Games for Students

Whether you want students to learn new vocabulary words or just encourage them to think outside of the box, word association games can help. The main goal of a word association game is to help stu ...
Top Gifts for English Language Learners

Top Gifts for English Language Learners

Formal instruction is not the only component of a quality language learning program. People who are working hard to learn English can benefit from other products and resources designed to help the ...
Tools for Your Students' Creativity Toolboxes

Tools for Your Students' Creativity Toolboxes

Creativity is not just an art - it takes place within policy making, game strategizing, problem solving and lesson planning. It’s a long process that comes in many forms, starting from the r ...
Tips for Teaching American Culture to ESL Students

Tips for Teaching American Culture to ESL Students

While the United States is not the only place English is spoken, it contains a culture that many English language learners find intriguing. Students may be exposed to American companies, such as M ...
Roll and Write the Alphabet

Roll and Write the Alphabet

This worksheet is a fun way to help young, beginner students how to write the alphabet by working with numbers. Great for students who aren't familiar with the Roman alphabet. A fun way to enhance ...
Writing Color Names

Writing Color Names

Give students a chance to practice the names of colors in English by having them write the names of the colors displayed on this simple worksheet. Find more worksheets for students at HelpTeaching ...
A Simple Love Poem - Reading Comprehension

A Simple Love Poem - Reading Comprehension

This worksheet helps students improve their reading comprehension skills by reading a poem and answering a series of questions about the poem. Students will also compare the poem they read to anot ...
Explanatory Writing Prompt - Hair Styles

Explanatory Writing Prompt - Hair Styles

Motivate students to write and to improve their explanatory writing skills with this creative writing prompt that asks them to write about their hair style. Why did they choose it? Is it unique? H ...
Maybe vs. May Be Practice Worksheet

Maybe vs. May Be Practice Worksheet

Help your students learn to distinguish between maybe and may be with this worksheet that offers 10 fill in the blank sentences. Students must choose whether maybe or may be fits in each blank. Fi ...
Animal Idioms - Shouting Dictation

Animal Idioms - Shouting Dictation

Shouting dictation for animal idioms - suitable for Int and above. Contains both a shouting dictation for the idioms, which can then be used as group or paired discussion questions. Also contain ...
Animals, Numbers, and Colours - Worksheet and Game

Animals, Numbers, and Colours - Worksheet and Game

This worksheet is a game. You will need a dice.Each kid will throw the dice on their turn. After throwing the dice, the kid will choose an animal and color and every kid will write the number and ...
Oprah Winfrey Golden Globes Cecil B. DeMille Award Acceptance Speech

Oprah Winfrey Golden Globes Cecil B. DeMille Award Acceptance Speech

Oprah Winfrey received the Cecil B. de Mille Award at the 2018 Golden Globes and gave an amazing acceptance speech. You can watch it via YouTube. [youtube=http://www.youtube=http://www.youtube.co ...
Numbers Crossword

Numbers Crossword

This is a very simple crossword that can be used to practise writing numbers 1-100. It is followed by a short activity that will make students think about numbers in a familiar context, saying sen ...
Homophone Pairs Game

Homophone Pairs Game

This worksheet contains 28 pairs of homophones. It can be used to focus on the pronunciation of some everyday vocabulary. All the words may be cut out and then put back together in pairs using dif ...