Do your ESL students sometimes struggle to understand what they’ve read?
I have five awesome reading comprehension activities for you here, that your students will surely enjoy!
1. Picture Quiz: Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?…
Set aside those amazing ESL curriculum and teaching materials for a sec.
I want to put something else in your hands: authentic materials.
Can you feel the power they hold?
Can you see the various forms they take?
Think of your students like robots.
Set aside the emotions, opinions, personalities and individual learning styles for a sec.
Your job as ESL teacher is to give your little robots the correct input.
Otherwise you won’t get the right output …
All we hear defines the world around us.
Whether you’re hearing a child’s laughter, a babbling book or a frat boy belching in your ear — sounds shape our world.
Listening is a major part of life experience.
Unfortunately, lots …
Feeling bogged down with lesson planning, paper grading and other mundane tasks?
Day-to-day ESL lessons aren’t only challenging for your students.
They’re challenging for you as well.
It’s crucial that you develop teaching strategies that will inspire and motivate …
“Fluffy cat sneaky mouse yummy cheese.”
What’s missing from that sentence?
Well verbs, of course!
Adding verbs between “fluffy cat,” “sneaky mouse” and “yummy cheese” immediately lets us enjoy the colors and energies of both language and imagination in full …