Teaching ESL

6 Ways to Gamify Your English Lessons

Another guest post from writer Leon Collier. Here he talks about gamification in the classroom. Check it out! The traditional approaches to teaching often cause teachers to struggle to motivate learners and attract their attention. Some children are appreciating their exposure to the world of mobiles, and video games because they feel that traditional methods …

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Five innovative classroom management strategies for English teachers

This is a guest post from Jessica Robinson. You can find more of Jessica’s writing at The Speaking Polymath. Here, she introduces some fantastic methods for classroom management. Many thanks, Jessica!     Every classroom has some noisy and disruptive students. Classroom management is essentially the process of preventing disruptive behaviors from students so that …

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I HATE Learning English!

I hate learning English! This is a very common complaint from English and ESL students around the world. Through no fault of their own, English became the main global language of the world. And now they have to learn it. With 350 million native English speakers and 430 million people speaking English as a second …

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Field Trips for the ESL Class

The idea of going outside and leaving the classroom fills most ESL students with excitement. Especially if they are bored teenagers that are stuck in class day after day and yearning to get out into the fresh air. Same for young children who find it difficult to sit still for longer than ten minutes. Even …

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