Articles on Teaching English (Page 4)

Very Young Learner First Lesson Problems and Solutions

Category: Teaching English Topic: Learning and Teaching
How to start the new school year when teaching very young learners

The big list of ending the lesson language

Category: Teaching English Topic: Learning and Teaching
Useful phrases to end ESL classes

The big list of language for talking about lessons

Category: Teaching English Topic: Learning and Teaching
This list could be useful for talking or writing about classes that are shared (e.g. between an Assistant Language Teacher and the regular classroom teacher), for writing handover notes, and for job interviews and initiation periods.

Useful classroom language for teachers when using texts

Category: Teaching English Topic: Functions & Text
Classroom language and tips for teaching texts

Video tasks to practice past tenses

Category: Teaching English Topic: Verbs and Tenses
Activities to teach past tenses using video

Fun video tasks to practise Present Simple and Present Continuous

Category: Teaching English Topic: Verbs and Tenses
Ways of practising the present simple and continuous with video

Video tasks for specific language points and skills

Category: Teaching English Topic: Learning and Teaching
A selection of ideas for using video to teach specific grammar points and language skills

Classroom language for teaching pronunciation

Category: Teaching English Topic: Phonetics
The big list of useful classroom language when teaching pronunciation

Fun video tasks to practice future tenses and conditionals

Category: Teaching English Topic: Verbs and Tenses
Video tasks that can be used when practising future tenses and conditionals

Football and World Cup EFL teaching ideas

Category: Teaching English Topic: General
Activities to teach football vocabulary so students understand English language World Cup sources such as TV commentary and news reports, and activities using the World Cup to teach language unconnected to football

Classroom language for arts and crafts

Category: Teaching English Topic: General
Useful Classroom Language for making things in class

Classroom language for finishing classes

Category: Teaching English Topic: General
Useful classroom language for teachers for finishing classes

Prehistory and ancient history for ESL classes

Category: Teaching English Topic: General
Interesting activities and topics about prehistory and ancient history for ESL classes

History-themed art, craft and project ideas for ESL students

Category: Teaching English Topic: General
Activities for history projects in the ESL classroom

The advantages and disadvantages of eliciting in the EFL classroom

Category: Teaching English Topic: Learning and Teaching
The advantages and disadvantages of eliciting in the EFL classroom… and how to exploit them

Why did my foolproof activity just fail with that class?

Category: Teaching English Topic: Learning and Teaching
Why did my foolproof activity just fail with that class? … and how to make sure it works again next time.

Classroom language when doing listenings

Category: Teaching English Topic: Learning and Teaching
Useful classroom language for teachers for doing listenings

Classroom language when using the board

Category: Teaching English Topic: Learning and Teaching
Useful classroom language for teachers while using the board

Classroom Language

Category: Teaching English Topic: Learning and Teaching
Useful classroom language for ESL teachers for starting lessons

Preparing to teach your first EFL exam class

Category: Teaching English Topic: Exam Traps and Tricks
What you should do before teaching an EFL exam class for the first time.

A well balanced use of L1 in class

Category: Teaching English Topic: Learning and Teaching
Using students' first languages in the classroom

A well balanced use of error correction

Category: Teaching English Topic: Learning and Teaching
Error correction in the EFL classroom

Why your students overuse their dictionaries

Category: Teaching English Topic: Vocabulary
A look at dictionaries in the classroom

Why your students don't want to do pairwork

Category: Teaching English Topic: Learning and Teaching
Students are often less keen on pairwork than their teachers

Why your students still make mistakes with grammar they know well

Category: Teaching English Topic: Learning and Teaching
A look at a common and frustrating issue

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