Author Archive | ruthwickham

60+ ESL Writing Assignments, and 5 Ways to Open with a Bang

From a student’s point of view, writing assignments are something to dread. But from an ESL teacher’s point of view, they should be a challenge worth accepting. The challenge for you is getting your students motivated enough to actually be …

5 Endlessly Fun ESL Games for Kindergarteners

Wish you had games to keep your youngsters engaged? That is, games which won’t require translating into their native language? Playing fun cooperative games that were created for this age group will keep your kindergarteners involved, laughing and learning.…

10 ESL Activities for Powerful Pronunciation Progress

Do you find yourself nagging your students about their incorrect pronunciation? That’s okay—ESL students with a great grasp on English pronunciation are hard to come by. They usually walk in the classroom already at an advanced level, having lived abroad …