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  1. Digital MarketingDigital Marketing
      This intermediate ESL digital marketing lesson is perfect for your B1-B2 students to discuss the topic of digital marketing and explore each area in detail, including SEO, email, social, content, and affiliate market. It includes content marketing, SEO, pay-per-click, social media, and email; a vocabulary task with synonyms, definitions, opposites, and sentence completion, and a read ...
  2. ESL Worksheet  Pronouns (I, you, he, and she)ESL Worksheet Pronouns (I, you, he, and she)
      This short and easy printable worksheet covers pronouns. Pronouns are words like I, you, he, and she. This handy resource is perfect for ESL learners to study and understand pronouns. Students use the words in the box (I, you, he, she) to fill in the blanks.
  3. Present Simple Negative  Group work activityPresent Simple Negative Group work activity
      Young learners watch an animated video and then work in small groups to order the story cards. The exercise helps to improve their cooperation and communication skills. When the activity is complete, play the YouTube video again so the groups can check their teamwork. The teacher needs to cut up story cards before the exercise.
  4. Infinitive or GerundInfinitive or Gerund
      This eight-page grammar guide includes verbs followed by infinitives and gerunds (or both). The first two pages contain a chart with lists of verbs (with and without indirect object); pages three to eight contain sentence examples of all verbs.
  5. ESL Pals  In the OceanESL Pals In the Ocean
        The subject of this ESL lesson is animals in the ocean. It covers the grammar topic of comparatives and superlatives. It teaches new words and how to form superlatives. It includes a reading and comprehension exercise and ends with a few educational games like “Find the Odd word Out” and noughts and crosses.
  1. Talk for a MinuteTalk for a Minute
    This ppt is a good game for your students to practice speaking for one minute on one of the topics that they are going to choose by luck, it is appropriate for a conversation class ( beginner- intermediate), I hope you enjoy it, it 's very interesting.
  2. Songs To Study English 2Songs To Study English 2
    This Teacher's resource pack contains 16 songs to study (and - I hope - to speak) English. I used them during my lessons, made some corrections and finally decided to share. The structure of the pack is: Teacher's notes for a song followed by a students' page (worksheet). Unlike Songs To Study English 1, you can use more games and other activities with songs. That's why Appendix was added. I ...
  3. Christmas Materials Package 2010: Tons of ActivitiesChristmas Materials Package 2010: Tons of Activities
    Here's a huge 41-page Christmas materials package kindly provided by www.learnwell.fi (also publicly available from their website) that is filled with dozens of ready-to-print Christmas materials, seasonal exercises on vocabulary and grammar, Christmas dialogues and more. Download it and see for yourself - and you won't be disappointed! Merry Christmas! Activities include: Christmas board game ...
  4. Christmas BookletChristmas Booklet
    In this booklet designed for my primary school pupils, who study English for five years, there are some of the most beautiful Christmas songs (Oh Christmas Tree, Jingle Bells, Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, White Christmas, Happy Christmas) and fun activities (color by number, riddle, crossword puzzle, write a letter for Santa, Christmas acrostic write, read and ...
  5. Animal RiddlesAnimal Riddles
    Elementary worksheet consisting of 21 riddles. Students or teams of students read the riddles to each other and the other team has to guess. Focuses on reading aloud, pronunciation, listening, listening comprehension and team work. Enjoy!

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Do You Hear What I Hear?: 8 Activities to Improve Listening Skills

Do You Hear What I Hear?: 8 Activities to Improve Listening Skills

Listening is the gateway to understanding and communicating and, therefore, is absolutely critical for language learners of all levels. If students struggle to listen carefully, they will miss out on important interactions both inside and outside of the classroom. In today’s digital world, it’s much harder for teachers to engage their students in active listening. Students are constantly di ...
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5 Things You Should Say to Your Class Every Day

5 Things You Should Say to Your Class Every Day

The way you talk to your class is extremely important for your success as a teacher and your students’. As young children they remember more about their surroundings; what was said or done by whom and in what way. Their environment is influential on their behaviour, attitude and development. The Graduate Recruitment Bureau suggest saying these six things to your class every day to make sure you gi ...
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Essential Tips for Conducting a Class Debate

Essential Tips for Conducting a Class Debate

Your students have better things to debate than whether Ariana Grande is a better singer than Rhianna. By introducing structured, formal debate to your ESL classroom, your students will benefit with listening, speaking and critical thinking skills. They might learn a thing or two about the issue as well. Here are some simple tips to making it happen. How to Conduct a Class Debate 1 Introduce th ...
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Past, Present, Future: Teaching the Verb Tense System

Past, Present, Future: Teaching the Verb Tense System

Verb tenses receive a lot of attention in English instruction—in fact, they receive perhaps more attention than any other aspect of grammar. And with good reason: there are 13 verb tenses in English, if you look at tense as a way to discuss time. The English-speaking world is obsessed with time and its passage: clocks of various types are ubiquitous in most English-speaking countries; a watch ...
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Top 12 Time Fillers For Your Classroom

Top 12 Time Fillers For Your Classroom

Try as you might, careful as you are with your planning, sometimes what you plan to cover in class does not work with the clock. When you are ready for the bell but the bell is not quite ready for you, try one of the following time fillers to keep your class busy until it is time to dismiss. Warmers and fillers are usually short - about 5-10 minutes. They should be fun, energizing and encourage studen ...
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7 Excellent Activities for Using Comparatives and Superlatives: The Best and the Brightest

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Bigger, brighter, better, best…comparative and superlative adjectives are all around us in English. We use these adjectives to compare items, express preferences and give value judgments. Once your students have a strong grasp on adjectives, and this should happen in beginning level ESL classes, you can move their knowledge to the next level by tackling the harder world of comparatives and supe ...
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How to Teach Past Simple  Regular/Irregular Verbs

How to Teach Past Simple Regular/Irregular Verbs

We're often told we should put the past behind us, not dwell in the past, etc…However, ESL students must do just that…to learn the simple past tense. As they learn that regular verbs simply need an –ed suffix, they jump for joy. 'This is not so hard!', they think. Then we hit them with the endless lists of irregular verbs to study, and their enthusiasm deflates like a balloon before ...
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