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9 Self Assessment Activities for ESL Learners

Ever feel like your ESL classroom is trapped in the same old routine? You spend all day covering topics like grammar, expressions, idioms and phrasal verbs, only to slap your students with quizzes, monthly assessments and the big, bad, …

6 Basic Goals to Have in Teaching the English Language

Whatever you do, just keep them spinning. That’s what we tell ourselves as teachers. We keep spinning one after the other until we’re balancing a whole slew of plates as easily as if we were chewing gum. But instead of …

6 ESL Problems Teachers Face and How to Fix Them

As teachers, we put on our professional grade (emotional) armor and we charge into the day ready to conquer the world. We slay learning objectives on a daily basis while delicately balancing students’ self-esteem on our steed of knowledge.…

7 Weirdly Fun ESL Role Play Ideas That Students Love

How many times have you done that same old restaurant role play? How about the one where people are waiting in line? The post office one? Role plays help your students overcome the stage fright they experience when using English. …