Author Archive | montanarogers

Surprise Your Students with These 6 ESL Exercises


Ever have one of those days where you just want to eat potato chips and watch TV?

Don’t worry, everyone does. Nobody operates at full capacity 100% of the time.

But when it’s students having a blah day, things …

Step out of the Dark Ages and Start Teaching English with Technology

teaching english with technology

How advanced is your classroom?

Are you still teaching the old-fashioned way, with whiteboards and markers?

If so, it’s time to get with the program and take full advantage of the latest, greatest educational tech.

Kiss smudged sentences written …

Share the Christmas Spirit with These 5 ESL Christmas Video Lessons


Christmas isn’t just a holiday—it’s a lifestyle.

It is the time of the year when people decorate their homes, cook holiday treats and listen to Christmas music.

And best of all, Christmas is the time of year we get …

5 Spectacular and Festive ESL Christmas Lessons for Adults


Can you feel it in the air?

It’s the sound of sleigh bells jingling.

The smell of peppermint and eggnog.

The feeling of joy and happiness everywhere.

It can only mean one thing—it’s Christmastime.

The time of the year when …

Show, Don’t Tell: How to Teach Adjectives to ESL Students


Do you have a favorite adjective?

It’s hard for me to pick just one.

Adjectives are, by far, the best part of speech!

When used correctly, they can turn any regular old sentence into something special. Look at the two …

The Adventurous Teacher’s Guide to Teaching English in Taiwan


Are you itching for a change of pace and scenery?

Maybe even feeling bored and uninspired at your current job?

Try flexing your teaching skills on the other side of the world!

The island of Taiwan has everything a potential, …

Stuff Your Face with These 9 ESL Thanksgiving Lesson Activities


Pumpkin pie, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce!

And, don’t forget the turkey!

Isn’t Thanksgiving great?

It’s one of my favorite holidays, and not just because of the delicious food.

We gather with friends and family and share what we’re all grateful …