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The 9 Best New School Yearís Resolutions for ESL Teachers

The 9 Best New School Yearís Resolutions for ESL Teachers

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Youíre Mohammed, Right? Or Sean? Learning Student Names without Going Crazy

Youíre Mohammed, Right? Or Sean? Learning Student Names without Going Crazy

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Wonderful, I Have My Own Class! Oh, No! What Do I Do? Planning and Setting Up Your First Class

Wonderful, I Have My Own Class! Oh, No! What Do I Do? Planning and Setting Up Your First Class

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Your First Lesson: 5 Essential Ice-Breakers That Guarantee Success

Your First Lesson
5 Essential Ice-Breakers That Guarantee Success

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Busy Teacherís Top Ten: Back to School Checklist

Busy Teacherís Top Ten
Back to School Checklist

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Break the Back-to-School Ice! 10 Fun Icebreakers for the Beginning of the Year

Break the Back-to-School Ice! 10 Fun Icebreakers for the Beginning of the Year

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First Lesson Magic: How to Introduce Yourself

First Lesson Magic
How to Introduce Yourself

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Back To School: How to Establish Classroom Rules with Your Students

Back To School
How to Establish Classroom Rules with Your Students

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7 Teacher Tested Tricks for Remembering Student Names

7 Teacher Tested Tricks for Remembering Student Names

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6 Deadly Mistakes Most Teachers Make On Their First Day Of Class (And How To Avoid Them)

6 Deadly Mistakes Most Teachers Make On Their First Day Of Class (And How To Avoid Them)

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Back to School: What Every New Teacher Should Know About the First Day of Class

Back to School
What Every New Teacher Should Know About the First Day of Class

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Back To School: Great Ideas for Activities to Kick off the School Year

Back To School
Great Ideas for Activities to Kick off the School Year

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No, It's Not Arbitrary and Does Make Sense: How to Teach the English Punctuation System

No, It's Not Arbitrary and Does Make Sense
How to Teach the English Punctuation System

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Getting Rid of the Red: Three Methods for Giving Students Feedback They Want to Hear

Getting Rid of the Red
Three Methods for Giving Students Feedback They Want to Hear

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How to Write a Lesson Plan: 5 Secrets of Writing Fantastic Lesson Plans

How to Write a Lesson Plan
5 Secrets of Writing Fantastic Lesson Plans

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In this section there are 1,980 articles that cover essential ESL topics such as how to teach grammar, use realia, and teach young learners. There are also a lot of lesson ideas and fun activities included in the articles. This ESL article, for example, is about teaching grammar and describes five great activities. It has been given five stars by other busy teachers so it obviously has useful content. Check it out for yourself or take a look at other articles that relate better to your questions or teaching situation.

There are a lot of dos and doníts and tips and tricks that many teachers learn through teaching.

Our ESL Essentials section will help you master the basics of teaching English and will help you start teaching like a 'pro'. Every ESL Essentials article provides clear, to-the-point instructions that can be used with the students right away.
At the moment we have 1,980 ESL Essentials.
Sometimes that is the best way to learn but the experiences of others can also help you develop your teaching skills without having to make the same mistakes. If you have a great story or activity, feel free to submit your own article so that you can share your knowledge with others. We would love to hear from you!