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5 Hands-on Christmas Activities

5 Hands-on Christmas Activities

The period leading up to Christmas is a great time to bring some festive joy, music and games into your classroom. It is also usually an incredibly busy time of the year, so to help you out, below are some fun, hands-on Christmas activities to try out in your...

Holiday Special: Fun Activities for the Holiday Season

Holiday Special: Fun Activities for the Holiday Season

It’s a fact that every child loves Christmas and New Year. This may be because everything is festive around this time of the year, but mostly because they get a ton of presents (which is becoming a cross-cultural phenomenon, too). Since the holiday season is upon us,...

Motivating Young Learners in ESL

Motivating Young Learners in ESL

The period leading up to Christmas is a great time to bring some festive joy, music and games into your classroom. It is also usually an incredibly busy time of the year, so to help you out, below are some fun, hands-on Christmas activities to try out in your...

Teaching Tips: Reducing Language 1 Interference

Teaching Tips: Reducing Language 1 Interference

It’s a fact that every child loves Christmas and New Year. This may be because everything is festive around this time of the year, but mostly because they get a ton of presents (which is becoming a cross-cultural phenomenon, too). Since the holiday season is upon us,...

11 Tips for Using Technology Effectively in Your ESL Classroom

11 Tips for Using Technology Effectively in Your ESL Classroom

Struggling to motivate your young learners in your ESL class? If so, read on for 10 tips on how to motivate your young learner students. Why Motivation is Important (for Young Learners Specifically)Teachers know that motivation in a class can make all the difference;...

Teaching Tips: Activities to Get Them Moving

Teaching Tips: Activities to Get Them Moving

Have students that can't sit still? Well, don't make them! Here are a few activities to add into your lessons to get students up out of their chairs, moving around, and having fun while they learn. Whether you want an engaging warmer or are looking for a new game to...

How to Deal with Children’s Learning Difficulties

How to Deal with Children’s Learning Difficulties

Depending on where you teach, technology might be readily available for you to use in your ESL classroom. However, using it effectively, and not just for the sake of using it, is another thing altogether. Some teachers might also be too intimidated to use technology...

Short Films for ESL Students

Short Films for ESL Students

Language 1 (L1) basically means your first language or mother tongue. When students are nattering away in their first language, it makes it difficult for them (and their classmates!) to concentrate on learning English. This isn't such a problem if you teach in a...

6 MORE No Prep ESL Games & Activities

6 MORE No Prep ESL Games & Activities

Any ESL teacher knows the merit of having games and activities in an ESL classroom. Not only can these games and activities be used as a time filler or extra practice, but they can also be used for warm-up activities, breaking the ice, or adding a little fun to the...

Teaching Tips from a Foreign Teacher of English

Teaching Tips from a Foreign Teacher of English

Teaching a language that was once foreign to you is an interesting experience. The fact that you once had to learn the language yourself makes it easier to empathise with your students. It also means you have a good idea of what might cause students difficulties, so I...

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