Play Ball! Bringing Summer Sports into the ESL Classroom

Play Ball! Bringing Summer Sports into the ESL Classroom

With summer weather steadily approaching, now is a perfect time to use sports as a vehicle for your ESL lessons. Not only will it be fun for you, your students will have a ball learning a little ...
3 Classroom Management Strategies Top Teachers Use

3 Classroom Management Strategies Top Teachers Use

Implementing proper classroom management techniques is important. A teacher who knows how to control his or her classroom will have far fewer “crazy days” than one who does not. The ma ...
Pronunciation 101: 7 Things Your Students Need to Hear You Explain

Pronunciation 101: 7 Things Your Students Need to Hear You Explain

Bad pronunciation is bad news for ESL students. It negatively affects comprehension and so, negatively impacts communication. The problem is compounded by the fact that good pronunciation is ofte ...
Business English Lessons: Successful Activities

Business English Lessons: Successful Activities

Students from across the globe are taking Business English lessons and the reasons are obvious. In today’s globalized world, English is the language of choice when it comes to conduct ...
6 Tips to Help Students Pass the FCE for Schools Reading

6 Tips to Help Students Pass the FCE for Schools Reading

It’s becoming more and more popular for young English learners to sit English measuring exams. There is continued pressure for youngsters (some young as 13) to take these exams – the ...
Juicy June Lesson Ideas

Juicy June Lesson Ideas

Summer’s almost here, but some ESL teachers are busier than ever. Some of us in the northern hemisphere may be enjoying a long-awaited break, but there are others who still have plenty of t ...
ESL Teachers Ask: How Do I Teach a Special One-Week Summer Class?

ESL Teachers Ask: How Do I Teach a Special One-Week Summer Class?

"Somehow I ended up recruited to teach a summer ESL class even though I have NO IDEA what I'm doing! The class is going to be for Chinese students ages 10-16. It's only a week long - I have no clu ...
What Every Job-Seeking ESL Teacher Needs to Know

What Every Job-Seeking ESL Teacher Needs to Know

You want to teach English as a Second language, but where do you start? You are a teacher of ESL, but you are looking for a change. What now? These articles look at many of the options open to th ...
10 Fun English Spelling Games for Your Students

10 Fun English Spelling Games for Your Students

Are your students ready for a fun filled game style spelling review? Here are some ways to get their pulse quickening and the letters in the right order. Try These 10 Fun English Spelling Game ...
10 Essential English Skills Your Students Need for College

10 Essential English Skills Your Students Need for College

ESL students study English for a purpose, and for many that purpose is higher education. Men and women, young and old travel great distances to attend colleges and universities. Many of them, tho ...
Old Town Road Song Activity - Part 2

Old Town Road Song Activity - Part 2

This activity explores different listening compreension strategies. Since this song has a very fast pace, I suggest teachers explore one strategy at a time in order to lower students' anxiety. The ...
Old Town Road Song Activity - Part 1

Old Town Road Song Activity - Part 1

This version of the song uses three different listening comprehension strategies. The teacher needs to be aware and explain each part to students so they won't get lost.I recommend teachers to div ...
Adverbial Clauses Test

Adverbial Clauses Test

This worksheet is a short test (10 sentences) based on common adverbial phrases. Students have to fill in the blanks in two tasks - given a number of letters or adding a word to some well-known co ...
Netflix Reading Comprehension (Business English, Statistics, Graphs)

Netflix Reading Comprehension (Business English, Statistics, Graphs)

Newspaper article about the Netflix streaming service and its current challenges. Current affairs, the media world, reading comprehension, graphs, TV series, seasons, British and American English, ...
The United Kingdom Quiz

The United Kingdom Quiz

This is a quiz about the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Nothern Ireland. Teacher asks questions and give 3 variations of answer, the right answer is marked. The questions are about British s ...
All Types of Conditional Sentences Worksheet

All Types of Conditional Sentences Worksheet

This PowerPoint presentation is perfect for summarizing what students know about all types of conditional sentences and it is also suitable for extra practice or revision. Inside you will find a s ...
7 Speaking Test Tips For IELTS In 2019

7 Speaking Test Tips For IELTS In 2019

ELTS is widely accepted English language proficiency test. Candidates apply for it to study, live, or work in a foreign country where English is the official language. As a test-taker, getting a s ...
What I did in Texas! Worksheet

What I did in Texas! Worksheet

This is an anecdote about a cowboy I read online. It seemed funny to me and my students also liked it. I made some exercises to the text (gap fill, answer the questions, transform in tenses you ne ...
Let's Revise the Words Worksheet

Let's Revise the Words Worksheet

This is a crossword for the third grade, based on the textbook: Английский язык. Учебник для 3 класса. Верещагина И.Н., Притыкина Т.А. (for the Russian learners). It can be used either as a group ...
The Berenstain Bears Go To Camp - A Video Activity

The Berenstain Bears Go To Camp - A Video Activity

This worksheet contains activities for you to work with kids after watching The Berenstain Bears Go To Camp. You will find reading and listening activities. Find the video at this link: https:// ...