Author Archive | Rebecca Thering

4 Genius Teaching Ideas to Enliven Your ESL Lessons


You don’t need to be “artsy” to bring some refreshing creativity into your teaching.

And you know what else?

Your students don’t need to be artsy in order for them to appreciate your creatively taught English lessons either.

So …

7 Awesome ESL Resources for Finding and Teaching with Videos Like a Rockstar


Have you ever thrown your hands up and rocked out in celebration?

You know, like when a lesson goes over extremely well with your students.

Or when you find a site that’s packed with ESL teaching gold.

Videos have …

Putting Heads Together: 8 Killer Teaching Tips for Using Pair and Group Work with English Learners


The devil is in the details.

But which details are most important to successfully implement pair and group activities in your ESL classroom?

Yes, you’ll definitely need to consider how you group your learners, that’s one place to …

8 Creative and Engaging ESL Listening Activities for Adults


We know that listening practice is vital when learning any language.

But let’s be honest, the CDs that come with ESL textbooks absolutely need supplements.

Hearing the same voices over and over can get boring, and the topics could be …