Want to hear some laughs from your ESL students?
Wish you could make cultural lessons more interesting and engaging?
Well, have you ever watched “The Simpsons” in class?
Aha, that explains it! Bringing America’s most popular cartoon family into …
I’m sorry, could you repeat that?
We’ve all had to say that to students at times because we’re not sure what they said.
If we can’t understand our students, how will people outside the class react when our students speak?…
Have you ever had a class of elementary students who sat perfectly still?
Young students who used quiet voices and stayed completely concentrated on a single task?
Anyone who has taught a class of elementary school students for …
Wondering how to make a one-on-one ESL lesson as awesome as possible?
Well, we just happen to have a great formula for one-on-one ESL lesson success.
Our team speaks more than ten languages, and we’ve got plenty of language teaching …
Do you consistently receive subpar writing from certain students?
Are you looking for a new way to improve your students’ writing?
What if I told you there were a way to actually use poor writing samples to boost writing …
“The teacher doesn’t give the students enough time to talk.”
Every teacher has heard this criticism or something similar.
Whether you’re getting it from students or supervisors, it’s something you probably want to change.
Usually, we hear this when we …
Your ESL students are working on their reading and writing skills, right?
But you probably never seem to have enough time in class for both—especially when you want students to have speaking practice as well.
So what if you …
What’s one of the hardest skills to teach ESL learners?
Listening? Speaking? Writing?
If we jump past the generals and get to the specifics, I’d argue that editing your own writing is a tough skill to …
Throughout my years of teaching ESL, I have seen many students struggle with gerunds.
As teachers, we must clearly define the gerunds and infinitives, provide simple examples for the students to see and correct the confusion between the two …
Try reading these lines aloud:
“Just compare heart, beard, and heard,
Dies and diet, lord and word,”
Too easy? Alright, now try saying this next pair, from the same poem:
“Shoes, goes, does. Now first say finger,
And then singer, …
Soccer. Ice cream. Happy. Syntax. Cool.
Which one of those five words would you never expect to hear from a young person?
Children, not to mention children learning English as a foreign language, have no idea …