Creative November Lesson Ideas

Creative November Lesson Ideas

It’s always nice to theme a class. This is especially true if you are teaching a particular type of English, such as business English. By working on a specific theme, the students can get a ...
10 Fun Halloween Games for English Practice

10 Fun Halloween Games for English Practice

If your classes are anything like mine have been, Halloween is an unfamiliar yet intriguing holiday. Most ESL students know very little about the spooky holiday at the end of October, and even fe ...
How to Teach Comparatives and Superlatives

How to Teach Comparatives and Superlatives

“Comparisons are odious” says the old proverb, but in an ESL class they are also very necessary. And as there is not set rule for all adjectives, we must make sure students learn every ...
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 ...
Teaching English Tenses through Teaching the Way of Thinking

Teaching English Tenses through Teaching the Way of Thinking

This article deals with teaching grammar, the tense forms in particular, from the point of view of of their contrast in meaning with the native tense forms. It concentrates on the differences of l ...
How to Teach the Verb "To Be" to Beginners

How to Teach the Verb "To Be" to Beginners

The verb “to be” is the first verb students learn in their English studies. It is used extensively in the English language and will allow students to create simple sentences with the ...
Top 10 Fun Alphabet Games for Your Students

Top 10 Fun Alphabet Games for Your Students

Learning a second language is challenging. You need to learn new sound patterns, new rules of grammar, and sometimes you even have to learn a new alphabet to boot. Of all of my ESL students over ...
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, wondering what ...
Using Pictorial Representations To Teach Rules Of Grammar, Punctuation, and Word Usage

Using Pictorial Representations To Teach Rules Of Grammar, Punctuation, and Word Usage

Amused by the misplaced modifiers in your students’ writing? Frustrated that your students omit commas in direct address? Tired of explaining the difference between your and you’re to ...
Making Phonics Fun

Making Phonics Fun

In many schools, phonics instruction is limited to flash cards and circling pictures on worksheets. While this type of phonics instruction can be beneficial to students, it can also be boring. Ins ...
Greta Thunberg's Speech Post-Listening Task. Communicative-Grammar Focus.

Greta Thunberg's Speech Post-Listening Task. Communicative-Grammar Focus.

Activities based on Greta Thunberg's speech at COP24, Katowice, Poland. December 2018.Especially interesting if as a teacher you support 15th of March Students' Global Strike or Fridays for Future ...
Presentation Of A Product

Presentation Of A Product

Let your pupils be sales representatives! Learn them how to present a product. The worksheet contains four exercises focusing on presentation of a product. There is a warmer, where pupils gather s ...
A Funny Christmas Story

A Funny Christmas Story

This is a vocabulary gap-fill worksheet to help young learners retell a short animation film about Three Little Pigs and Santa. I hope your students will enjoy this activity as much as mine d ...
Indirect Speech - Exercises

Indirect Speech - Exercises

Exercises with indirect speech, ranging from statements, with no change in tense, to questions in various tenses. They can be used for practicing various aspects of indirect speech, for revising b ...
November Worksheets Collection: 14 Pages of November Lesson Materials

November Worksheets Collection: 14 Pages of November Lesson Materials

This 14-page November worksheets collection contains everything about November: seasonal bookmarks, Thanksgiving clipart, coloring pages, Native Americal Day illustrations, November calendar, even ...
Useful Expressions For Business English

Useful Expressions For Business English

Learn expressions used in a formal set up. If you want to be a pro at business English, these expressions will help you. Make use of these English expressions in a meeting or a business environmen ...
Countries and Nationalities List

Countries and Nationalities List

This worksheet is a useful tool for beginner students to memorize many of the names of countries and nationalities in English. Teachers can distribute a copy of the sheet to students and have a pr ...
Learn Colors with Animals and Food Worksheet

Learn Colors with Animals and Food Worksheet

I couldn't find a worksheet like this online so I made it !You can use it with the class, writing the color and the pronunciation of the color. You can then imagine sentences such as "An eggplant ...
The Grammar Card Game

The Grammar Card Game

This is a card game where students need to create meaningful sentences using the cards they are dealt. There are 5 main types: subjects, objects, verbs, complements and connectors. RULES:-At the b ...
20 Realistic Sea Animals Flashcards

20 Realistic Sea Animals Flashcards

This worksheet contains 29 realistic sea animals flashcards. It is made with kids-flashcards.com flashcard maker.The following sea animals flashcards include stingray, octopus, seaweed, starfish, ...