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. Also important ...
10 June Themed Language Building Activities

10 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 ...
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 ...
7 Secret Pronunciation Rules Your Teachers Never Taught You (but You Should Teach Your ESL Students)

7 Secret Pronunciation Rules Your Teachers Never Taught You (but You Should Teach Your ESL Students)

English spelling is at best confusing and at worst a hot mess. It is no wonder so many ESL students struggle with making the connection between written words in English and how they are pronounce ...
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 ...
Marvelous May Lesson Ideas

Marvelous May Lesson Ideas

April showers bring May flowers. The month of May can feel like the beginning of summer to some people so students may already be thinking about summer vacation. This May will look different for ...
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 February Themed Language Building Activities

10 February Themed Language Building Activities

When the cold winds are still blowing, warm up your class with some of these fun, language building, February themed activities! Try These 10 February Themed Language Building Activities 1 ...
Beyond Martin Luther King Day: Teaching Argument Through the Writings of Martin Luther King

Beyond Martin Luther King Day: Teaching Argument Through the Writings of Martin Luther King

For many instructors, studying the writings of Martin Luther King is confined to the month of January, perhaps to the week leading up to his birthday. In a way, this is good—at least Martin ...
WIDA and ACCESS Testing: What You Need to Know

WIDA and ACCESS Testing: What You Need to Know

Many teachers, especially those new to WIDA and/or ESL teaching, are often overwhelmed and intimidated by the WIDA standards and ACCESS testing. In this article, we attempt to break down the mai ...
Should And Shouldn"t For Giving Advice

Should And Shouldn’t For Giving Advice

This worksheet lets students practise the use of “should/shouldn’t” for giving advice. Students need to complete the sentences with “should/shouldn’t” and a ver ...
COVID-19 And The Economy

COVID-19 And The Economy

The tasks can be used for independent studies or distance-learning classes. The worksheet is based on the video that discusses the impact of Covid-19 pandemic on global economy. The tasks focus on ...
App-Based Contact Tracing

App-Based Contact Tracing

The worksheet is based on the adapted article from the Economist discussing the potential use of mobile phone applications in tracking the spread of Covid-19. The tasks are aimed at improving re ...
The Weather

The Weather

What's the weather like today? This is a powerpoint in which you will find some pictures of adjectives. I use this powerpoint before presenting 'What's the weather like today?' It helps students l ...
Everyday Activities Worksheet

Everyday Activities Worksheet

A super fun and engaging lesson plan with an animated video for students to watch. After watching the video, students complete the questions, grammar and vocabulary activities. A powerful resource ...
Comparative Form of Adjectives Rules PowerPoint

Comparative Form of Adjectives Rules PowerPoint

In the following presentation, you will find the rules to form the Comparative degree of adjectives. All the rules and practice have pictures and extra examples for you to understand better. You ...
Adjectives and Adverbs

Adjectives and Adverbs

This is a quick review worksheet about adjectives and adverbs in two parts. The first worksheet contains a grammar exercise in which students need to choose the correct word (adverb or adjective). ...
Quiz On Parts Of Speech

Quiz On Parts Of Speech

The purpose of this worksheet is to brainstorm your students previous knowledge or even to evaluate their knowledge after a grammar class about parts of the speech. Students will check understandi ...
Loneliness - A Video Lesson

Loneliness - A Video Lesson

This 45-60 minute lesson is based on a really insightful animated video. It raises awareness about loneliness, its causes, and possbile ways to fight it. The video has several parts, and there are ...
Morning Routines

Morning Routines

In this lesson, learners will listen to a conversation between Sarah and John. They talk about their morning routines and students are asked to (1) listen for the times, (2) get specific informati ...