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.   Understanding the learning styles of your students can help you become a better teacher. And in this way, you can even learn from them. ...
Top 10 Tongue Twisters: True Teacher's Treasure?

Top 10 Tongue Twisters: True Teacher's Treasure?

Tongue twisters in the ESL classroom – yes or no? Although most don't make any sense at all, they can certainly help your students improve their pronunciation skills.
10 Fresh Roleplay Ideas for General English

10 Fresh Roleplay Ideas for General English

Role plays are an excellent way of getting your students to practise their English. They simulate real life situations and allow them to act out what they would do in a real situation. There ar ...
How To Energize Your Bored Students With This Great Game: Perfect For Any Level, Any Topic, Any Size Of Group

How To Energize Your Bored Students With This Great Game: Perfect For Any Level, Any Topic, Any Size Of Group

Jeopardy is a perfect ESL classroom activity for any level, any size of group, and any topic area. It’s extremely adaptable and can be used for almost limitless purposes: Review of the d ...
9 Ways To Bring Real Life Into The Classroom

9 Ways To Bring Real Life Into The Classroom

What do we usually do when we have to teach fruits and vegetables in English? We use flashcards and illustrations, right? But what if we were to bring a basket full of fruits and not only have stu ...
Teaching Capitals

Teaching Capitals

As with all rules in grammar, capitalization helps to convey a clear meaning. The purpose of capitalization is to portray the importance of different words to the reader. For example, the phr ...
Linking Verbs List with Worksheets

Linking Verbs List with Worksheets

In this article, we will discuss a type of verb that describes a state of being. These verbs are referred to as Linking, Helping, or Auxiliary verbs. Unlike typical verbs, these “to ...
Likes and Dislikes Worksheet Roundup

Likes and Dislikes Worksheet Roundup

Likes and dislikes are - arguably - the most important topic to teach anyone how to navigate. This skill allows us to express feelings about what’s going on, appropriately stand up fo ...
Inference Worksheets for ESL Students

Inference Worksheets for ESL Students

As students advance through their ESL journey, they often acquire good reading and comprehension skills, at least on the surface. However, they often lack inferential reading skills to find ans ...
Irregular Verb Resources: 21 Fantastic Exercises

Irregular Verb Resources: 21 Fantastic Exercises

If you have your lesson plan, but you’re struggling with the materials to bring it to life, you’re in the right place. Below we’ve hand-picked 21 of our favorite irregular ver ...
Song Worksheet  Always remember us this way  Lady Gaga

Song Worksheet Always remember us this way Lady Gaga

  There are four different exercises on this song worksheet to practice parts of speech. They include opposites, verb tenses (simple present, simple past, and simple future), and translati ...
TESOL Lesson Plan  Teaching Soft and Hard /th/ Sounds

TESOL Lesson Plan Teaching Soft and Hard /th/ Sounds

  This lesson is designed for students who are ACTFL Intermediate Low to High level whose L1 is Spanish. The lesson addresses the differences between the soft and hard /th/ sounds in Engli ...
APPEARANCE: 7 Curious Facts Your Appearance Says about You

APPEARANCE: 7 Curious Facts Your Appearance Says about You

  The video-based worksheet deals with the topics of appearance and its possible influence on character. Students work on the vocabulary units that describe the facial structure, namely no ...
Song Worksheet Melanie Martinez  Mad Hatter

Song Worksheet Melanie Martinez Mad Hatter

  This song "Mad Hatter" by Melanie Martinez is from Tim Burton's movie Alice in Wonderland. Students watch and listen to the video on YouTube. This task is complicated. Before handing out ...
Sweat Shops

Sweat Shops

  This lesson, based on a YouTube film, is about sweatshops. Students get to learn new vocabulary, watch a film, and answer open questions. The class can be divided into pairs to discuss q ...
Song worksheet: On Top of the World

Song worksheet: On Top of the World

    The subject of this worksheet is Looking for adventure | Searching for happiness. It helps practice listening skills. Students listen to the song and discuss the meaning of "bein ...
VIDEO: How I met your mother  S01E02

VIDEO: How I met your mother S01E02

  This worksheet is for upper-intermediate to advanced students. It includes a set of questions about the TV series How I met your mother S01E02 – Purple Giraffe. Students watch the ...
CLIL MUSIC  ROMANTICISM

CLIL MUSIC ROMANTICISM

  This Music lesson plan is taught in English via the CLIL method and comprises the ballet music of Swan Lake by P. I . Tchaikovsky. It also includes creative activities that students can ...
Extension Questions  An Inspector Calls

Extension Questions An Inspector Calls

  Test and expand your students’ knowledge on An Inspector Calls. Students can discuss the characters including the theme of gender. These questions have been curriculum mapped again ...
Song Worksheet  Alice Merton "No Roots" Gap Fill

Song Worksheet Alice Merton "No Roots" Gap Fill

  Students watch the video, listen to the lyrics and fill in the gaps. You need to pause while listening, or you may give it to your students for listening for the first time. Let them gue ...