Are you desperately searching for ways to spice up your ESL lessons?
Are your students lacking motivation or finding the course material boring and meaningless?
Do you think the course material is boring and meaningless?
If you answered yes …
Students and teachers are flipping obsessed with the Flipped ESL Classroom model.
Flipping the script of a traditional classroom is trending in ESL classrooms across the nation.
What exactly does “flipping the script” mean? Well, consider the following as the …
So your students can read in English with pretty great pronunciation.
But do they understand what they’re reading?
Better yet, how can you check?
Regardless of the material (news articles, fictional stories, blog posts, etc.), ESL …
While Mandarin Chinese and Spanish have more speakers the world over, English has unofficially become the language of the world.
When tourists can’t speak the language of the country they are visiting, they often attempt to express themselves in English. …
Try reading these lines aloud:
“Just compare heart, beard, and heard,
Dies and diet, lord and word,”
Too easy? Alright, now try saying this next pair, from the same poem:
“Shoes, goes, does. Now first say finger,
And then singer,
Have you seen the movie “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off”?
Remember Ferris’s boring high school economics teacher played by Ben Stein, who could put anyone to sleep with his monotonous voice?
If you’re unfamiliar with the movie, …
There’s never been a better time to use video in the ESL classroom.
Remember the old days of VCRs, VHS tapes and trips to Blockbuster?
When I started teaching, my classroom video materials were well-worn, borrowed cassette tapes or ones …