How to Teach Conversational English: 9 Best Practices

How to Teach Conversational English: 9 Best Practices

When other teachers, even other ESL teachers, hear I’m teaching an ESL conversation class, they often say it sounds “relaxing,” or “fun” or “easy.” Most t ...
How to Teach the Present Simple Tense

How to Teach the Present Simple Tense

When teaching the Present Simple, the ultimate goal is to make sure your students understand that it’s used to describe routines, habits, daily activities, and general truths. It is a ...
Spooky Halloween Fun for Your ESL Class

Spooky Halloween Fun for Your ESL Class

There probably isn’t a youngster who is not looking forward to Halloween. And most adults want to join in the fun too! Halloween is a great holiday to celebrate in the ESL classroom, as wel ...
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 ...
9 Absolutely Essential ESL Games for Vocabulary Review

9 Absolutely Essential ESL Games for Vocabulary Review

Well, it is that time again. You have finished your unit on (insert topic here) complete with vocabulary, listening, speaking, reading and writing activities, but you are not entirely done. The te ...
From ESL Zero to Hero: How to Teach Absolute Beginners

From ESL Zero to Hero: How to Teach Absolute Beginners

In today’s globalized world, most beginner ESL students have had some contact with the English language, usually through the Internet, movies or TV. Many ESL students, often referred to as ...
Top 10 Ways to Teach Vowel Pronunciation in English

Top 10 Ways to Teach Vowel Pronunciation in English

Every ESL student should have a pronunciation element to their language studies. Sometimes, though, a student may need more than one strategy for tackling English pronunciation. By making sure yo ...
How to Become the Best Teacher: Students' Advice

How to Become the Best Teacher: Students' Advice

Your students can help you be a better teacher. Here are 10 tips to do it.   Understanding the learning styles of your students can help you become a better teacher. And in this way, yo ...
First Lesson Magic: How to Introduce Yourself

First Lesson Magic: How to Introduce Yourself

First lessons are the perfect opportunity to tell students a little bit about yourself and get to know something about them as well. This may be your first chance to determine your students&rsqu ...
Fabulous Ideas for the First Day of Class

Fabulous Ideas for the First Day of Class

On the first day of class, the halls buzz with excitement. Teachers get ready to greet their students, anxious to get started, and our young, or not-so-young, learners are nervous, wonder ...


FAKE NEWS

FAKE NEWS

  This game introduces how to SPOT FAKE NEWS. Students observe different pictures and titles, then discuss whether they think they are true or fake. After this, the teacher will reveal the ...
Subordinators, Coordinators And Transitions  Free ESL Lesson Plan

Subordinators, Coordinators And Transitions Free ESL Lesson Plan

  When should you teach this lesson on subordinators, coordinators, and transitions? This ESL lesson plan download on subordinators, coordinators, and transitions is for students with inte ...
Man bites dog (newspaper headline game)

Man bites dog (newspaper headline game)

  This board game can be used as a follow-up activity when studying the topic of Press, News, Mass Media, etc. The game aims at making headlines from a list of random words. Before playing ...
Question word 'HOW'

Question word 'HOW'

    This five-page worksheet practices and revises the question word ‘How.’ It consists of seven exercises: (Complete the questions/Write questions with ‘How much&r ...
Quiz. USING LANGUAGE TO PERSUADE

Quiz. USING LANGUAGE TO PERSUADE

    This quiz worksheet helps students to revise the stylistic devices (tropes and schemes) for persuasive public speaking. It includes thirteen questions that illustrate various way ...
"Happy Shopping" Match the correct vocabulary

"Happy Shopping" Match the correct vocabulary

  This worksheet features things we can find when shopping and trains students' memory with the correct vocabulary with fun and effective matching media to connect the existing pictures wi ...
Vocabulary Worksheet

Vocabulary Worksheet

  This worksheet is for elementary grade school and for beginners in learning English. It aims to improve and help students practice English as well as an assessment tool in teaching and l ...
Heinrich, The Cat

Heinrich, The Cat

  This reading activity has all the pre- and post-reading tasks: lead-in, vocabulary pre-teach, set the scene, gist task, reading for specific information, follow-up, and pronunciation pra ...
Simple Past Tense Quiz - Grammar - Verb

Simple Past Tense Quiz - Grammar - Verb

  This grammar practice worksheet focuses on the use of the Simple Past tense. It's all about simple past tense, quiz, question, practice, grammar, verb, multiple choice, etc. Students obs ...
"At the Beach" Vocabulary Word Search

"At the Beach" Vocabulary Word Search

  This fun beach-themed word search can be used in the summer season. It includes words related to "At the Beach" vocabulary. There are 15 words hidden in the puzzle. See if your students ...