12 June Themed Language Building Activities

12 June Themed Language Building Activities

June is a great time to enjoy fresh air and sunshine. While getting out is great for teachers and students alike, don’t forget to keep language learning moving forward. Here are some activi ...
How To Motivate Students: Top 10 Ways

How To Motivate Students: Top 10 Ways

Even the best students have days when they are not motivated for classroom learning. With a little nudge from you, you can turn those dreary days into successful classes in their ESL careers. We ...
Do You Hear What I Hear?: 8 Activities to Improve Listening Skills

Do You Hear What I Hear?: 8 Activities to Improve Listening Skills

Listening is the gateway to understanding and communicating and, therefore, is absolutely critical for language learners of all levels. If students struggle to listen carefully, they will miss ou ...
5 Things You Should Say to Your Class Every Day

5 Things You Should Say to Your Class Every Day

The way you talk to your class is extremely important for your success as a teacher and your students’. As young children they remember more about their surroundings; what was said or done ...
Essential Tips for Conducting a Class Debate

Essential Tips for Conducting a Class Debate

Your students have better things to debate than whether Ariana Grande is a better singer than Rhianna. By introducing structured, formal debate to your ESL classroom, your students will benefit wi ...
Past, Present, Future: Teaching the Verb Tense System

Past, Present, Future: Teaching the Verb Tense System

Verb tenses receive a lot of attention in English instruction—in fact, they receive perhaps more attention than any other aspect of grammar. And with good reason: there are 13 verb ten ...
Top 12 Time Fillers For Your Classroom

Top 12 Time Fillers For Your Classroom

Try as you might, careful as you are with your planning, sometimes what you plan to cover in class does not work with the clock. When you are ready for the bell but the bell is not quite ready ...
7 Excellent Activities for Using Comparatives and Superlatives: The Best and the Brightest

7 Excellent Activities for Using Comparatives and Superlatives: The Best and the Brightest

Bigger, brighter, better, best…comparative and superlative adjectives are all around us in English. We use these adjectives to compare items, express preferences and give value judgments ...
How to Teach Past Simple  Regular/Irregular Verbs

How to Teach Past Simple Regular/Irregular Verbs

We're often told we should put the past behind us, not dwell in the past, etc…However, ESL students must do just that…to learn the simple past tense. As they learn that regular ver ...
What You Can Do With a Whiteboard: 10 Creative ESL Games

What You Can Do With a Whiteboard: 10 Creative ESL Games

All the technology available at our fingertips and the way information travels at lightning speed on the Internet is great to have, but let’s not forget the basic tools like our trusty whi ...


History of the Airplane

History of the Airplane

  An interactive CEFR B2 video and conversation-based lesson to talk about the History of Airplanes, travel, modes of transportation, inventions, and innovation. It includes vocabulary bui ...
How To Teach Conditionals - True In The Present And Future - ESL Lesson Plan

How To Teach Conditionals - True In The Present And Future - ESL Lesson Plan

  Teaching conditionals can be a bit tricky. This means that they are more difficult to learn but especially important! This lesson is not recommended for beginner ELS students, but more f ...
Superstitions Around the World

Superstitions Around the World

  A speaking and conversation-based lesson to talk about superstitions around the world. This resource includes picture speculation, vocabulary matching, warm-up and conversation questions ...
Farm Animals Lesson  Kids Lesson Plan

Farm Animals Lesson Kids Lesson Plan

  This ESL Pals kids resource covers the topic of ‘Farm Animals’.  The lesson provides the opportunity for young learners to learn new words, and phrases and form sentence ...
Fill in the blanks activity  Dogs

Fill in the blanks activity Dogs

  Use this time-saving cloze activity worksheet to help your students become better readers. Children read through the passages and use the words from the word bank to fill in the blank sp ...
Simple Present Positive Lesson Plan

Simple Present Positive Lesson Plan

This 40-minute lesson plan practices Simple Present Positive grammar form and structure. Students watch the animated video and complete an individual or group comprehension activity followed by an ...
Digital Marketing

Digital Marketing

  This intermediate ESL digital marketing lesson is perfect for your B1-B2 students to discuss the topic of digital marketing and explore each area in detail, including SEO, email, social, ...
ESL Worksheet  Pronouns (I, you, he, and she)

ESL Worksheet Pronouns (I, you, he, and she)

  This short and easy printable worksheet covers pronouns. Pronouns are words like I, you, he, and she. This handy resource is perfect for ESL learners to study and understand pronouns. St ...
Present Simple Negative  Group work activity

Present Simple Negative Group work activity

  Young learners watch an animated video and then work in small groups to order the story cards. The exercise helps to improve their cooperation and communication skills. When the activity ...
Infinitive or Gerund

Infinitive or Gerund

  This eight-page grammar guide includes verbs followed by infinitives and gerunds (or both). The first two pages contain a chart with lists of verbs (with and without indirect object); pa ...