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Great Techniques for Creative Writing in the ESL Classroom

Great Techniques for Creative Writing in the ESL Classroom

I'm sure you would all agree that teaching our ESL students writing skills is undoubtedly necessary. After all, it goes without saying that writing is a way to communicate as well. Business students alone have to deal with emails, reports, presentations, product descriptions and so on. And how about those who study English in order to further their studies in other countries ? They have papers, essays, ...
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How to Make Your ESL Lessons Irresistible for Kids: 7 Tips on What to Do and Not to Do

How to Make Your ESL Lessons Irresistible for Kids: 7 Tips on What to Do and Not to Do

I'd like all of you to think about the following question and if possible answer it truthfully. Do your kids enjoy the lessons you provide? Are they anxious for you to start the lessons and get their learning on? If the answer is yes, you are an awesome teacher but I'm sure even you can give your lessons an extra something. If the answer is sometimes, it's totally normal. I mean, we all have our days, bu ...
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Get Your Students Flipping: 10 Fun Ways to Use Reversi to Teach Grammar

Get Your Students Flipping: 10 Fun Ways to Use Reversi to Teach Grammar

Have you ever used the game Reversi or Othello, which is similar to the Japanese game Go, to teach grammar? This simple game has players flip tiles repeatedly to show either the black or white side. It may surprise you how versatile and easy to use this game is when teaching English to speakers of other languages. Here’s how to use it when you are teaching grammar. 10 Fun Ways to Use Reversi to ...
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Isn"t That the Rub? 8 Simple Games You Can Play with Just an Eraser

Isn’t That the Rub? 8 Simple Games You Can Play with Just an Eraser

Everyone knows you’re a busy teacher. If you weren’t, you wouldn’t be here looking for easy ideas to teach language to your ESL students. But just because you are busy doesn’t mean you have to be boring in class. That’s why this article is a great resource for you. Here are eight simple games you can do in class that don’t need anything other than an eraser – so ...
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Those Are Such Excellent Ideas, but Let"s Hear from Someone Else Now: Getting Students to Share the Floor

Those Are Such Excellent Ideas, but Let’s Hear from Someone Else Now: Getting Students to Share the Floor

There’s one in every class: that “eager beaver” who always has his hand in the air, who is always the first to speak, who goes on at length on the topic, and who tends to dominate group discussion as well. There is usually just one of these students per class, and usually such students are very pleasant, articulate, and intelligent. However, they do tend to dominate the discussion. And ...
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Tell Me All about It: 6 Fun Business English Activities for Talking about Your Job

Tell Me All about It: 6 Fun Business English Activities for Talking about Your Job

All English students have similar needs, but if you are teaching a business English class, your students will have more. Not only will they have the needs that come with language learning, they will also have the needs that come with business specific language. One of those needs is being able to talk about their jobs. When they meet new clients or do business deals in English, they’ll have to pre ...
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Agreeing to Disagree: 6 Activities for Tackling Cultural Differences

Agreeing to Disagree: 6 Activities for Tackling Cultural Differences

Culture permeates everything we think and do. Everyone is influenced by culture. The thing is, not everyone can pinpoint what beliefs, assumptions, and values come from their culture. In fact, if you asked your students to tell you about their culture, they may not know just what to say or where to start. These activities will get them, and you, past the cultural blinders. With these activities, issues ...
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