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28 Tongue Twisters that Will Improve Your Students’ ESL Pronunciation


You load a wrong way to get here?

…come again?

Ahh, you rode a long way to get here. Gotcha.

Having a hard time understanding your students?

If you, the teacher, can’t understand their ESL pronunciation, you can assume …

How to Easily Create Your Own ESL Audio Conversations

how to easily create your own esl audio conversations

Planning to use some audio conversations for listening activities in your class?

Can’t find anything that is actually suitable for your ESL students?

This is actually a common problem, particularly if you have a classroom full of young adults or

10 Quick and Easy ESL Listening Games to Fill Extra Time


An excellent ESL teacher always has a few surprise tricks up their sleeve.

Do you find yourself with extra time at the end of class?

Ever underestimate how long a lesson will take?

It happens to the best of us.…

5 Ways to Find Great ESL Teaching Materials on a Budget

5 ways to find great esl teaching materials on a budget

Are you having a tough time finding reasonably priced ESL teaching materials?

Sick of discovering the perfect lesson plan, only to realize that they’re charging an arm and a leg for it?

Fancy books and lesson plans are often …

7 Irresistibly Fun ESL Video Activities to Teach Listening Comprehension

7 fun esl video activities to teach listening comprehension

Teaching a classroom full of students to read English is one thing.

Teaching them to listen and understand what they’re hearing is much tougher.

When the words are on the page, it’s possible to sound them out and take some …

11 Useful Tips to Boost Your Intermediate ESL Students’ Reading Comprehension

how to improve esl reading comprehension activities and tips for intermediate adults

So your students can read in English with pretty great pronunciation.

That’s wonderful!

But do they understand what they’re reading?

Better yet, how can you check?

Regardless of the material (news articles, fictional stories, blog posts, etc.), ESL …

Listen Up! A Guide to Simple ESL Listening Activities for Beginners


The key to learning English is to develop killer listening skills.

Coincidentally, this can be the most challenging step for new English language learners.

So, listen up, teacher!

It’s up to you to get your students excited about improving their