6 Strategies to Keep the Perfect Volume Level in Your ESL Classroom

6 key strategies to keep the perfect volume level in your esl classroom

Have you ever been playing a fun game or doing an exciting activity in class, but then lost control of the rising volume?

Or how about the opposite, a time where you’ve planned an awesome activity—like a debate using

4 ESL Grammar Games for Learning Verb Tenses and Having Fun!

4 esl grammar games for learning verb tenses and having fun

Let’s face it: grammar lessons are often a bore.

And not just for students!

If you’re tired of doing the same old exercises, we’ve got a solution for ya.

We’re going to help you integrate grammar games into your lesson

5 ESL Listening Exercises to Sharpen Your Students’ Ears

5 esl listening activities to sharpen your students' ears

All we hear defines the world around us.

Whether you’re hearing a child’s laughter, a babbling book or a frat boy belching in your ear — sounds shape our world.

Listening is a major part of life experience.

Unfortunately, lots …

How to Teach 100 ESL Vocabulary Words in One Lesson

beginner esl vocabulary how to teach 100 words in one lesson

Now we all know the truth about tackling vocabulary with beginners.

An educated native speaker of English has a passive vocabulary of about 40,000 words and an active one of around 20,000.

We don’t expect our students to get to …

The Secret to Improving ESL Reading and Writing Skills: Summary Writing

the secret to improving esl reading and writing skills summary writing

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 …

5 Ways to Find Great ESL Teaching Materials on a Budget

5 ways to find great esl teaching materials on a budget

Are you having a tough time finding reasonably priced ESL teaching materials?

Sick of discovering the perfect lesson plan, only to realize that they’re charging an arm and a leg for it?

Fancy books and lesson plans are often …

7 Best ESL Textbooks for Teaching Students Both Young and Old

best esl textbooks for teaching students

Teaching English is hard work!

Unless you’re an all-knowing superhuman, you could probably use the help of a textbook.

A great ESL textbook can be a wonderful asset to help maximize the class time.

It will help you brainstorm