So, your advanced ESL students are bored with old-fashioned cassette tapes.
Of course they are — I mean, where did you even find cassette tapes?
Want to reward hard-working English students with some fun listening activities?
Then ditch those ancient …
The key to learning English is to develop killer listening skills.
Coincidentally, this can be the most challenging step for new English language learners.
So, listen up, teacher!
It’s up to you to get your students excited about improving their …
We ESL teachers stick with our students through thick and thin.
For better or for worse.
Alright, maybe we’re not married to our students, but we’re definitely committed to their success.
So, what to do when your students start to …
ATTN: Newbie ESL teachers.
I have a story for you that should sound familiar.
My first six months teaching English in Korea were a disaster.
I had no training, and no idea what I was doing.
A blank sheet …
Trying to teach a group of intermediate students ain’t easy.
At this level, rehashing the basics is a bore and introducing more advanced topics can result in frustration.
Tired of seeing only two or three students actually paying attention in …
The dreaded plateau.
We’ve all been there.
Your students feel like they are wading through molasses and getting nowhere.
Enthusiasm wanes, and interest fizzles out faster than a firework in a flash flood.
Lessons become a chore for you and …
To learn English, you have to speak in English.
But not every student is comfortable blurting out unfamiliar phrases, taking risks or making mistakes.
You want everyone to be involved, so how can you reach out the shyer, quieter students?…