4 Ways to Make Teaching Grammar to ESL Students Fun

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Ask any student what they love most about learning English, and “grammar” isn’t an answer you’re likely to hear.

Many of them see it as a necessary evil—something they’re forced to practice in order to improve their fluency. Rarely is …

Inspire Your Learners with These 9 TED Talks for ESL Students

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Have you been feeling stuck in a rut with lesson planning lately?

Are you having trouble coming up with interesting ESL activities?

Do your students seem bored and uninterested in your lessons?

If you answered yes to any of the …

5 Approaches to Add Variety to Your Methodology of Teaching English

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Know what my biggest mistake as a teacher was?

I was married to only one teaching methodology.

And just like any marriage, I needed to spice things up after a while.

When I started teaching some 20 years ago, my …

Become a Professional English Teacher in 6 Easy Steps

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Teaching is one of the most rewarding jobs in the world.

There’s nothing quite like watching your students succeed. When they pass their exams, get promotions at work or start studying abroad, it fills you with a sense of pride.…

Never a Dull Moment: Create Engaging Lessons with ESL Classroom Posters

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Ever feel like the more you explain something, the more confused your students become?

I’ve been there as a teacher many times.

When I first started out, I didn’t get my students.

My classes were built around my own learning …

How to Build Your Own Teaching English for Academic Purposes Course

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If you’ve been an English teacher for some time, you’ve probably noticed one thing: students always go into a frenzy at the start of 12th grade.

But why?

Probably a little bit of hormones, but mostly it’s because they’re trying …

How to Use ESL Movie Worksheets to Create Show-stopping Lessons

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Remember the excitement you felt as a child when your teacher wheeled the TV into the classroom?

Knowing you were able to take a break from boring old lessons to watch a movie was a rare treat.

A treat that …