Category Archives: Advanced Students

Teaching the Subjunctive to ESL Students

If you mention teaching the subjunctive, most ESL teachers will try to change the subject. However, teaching the subjunctive is a lot easier than it seems at first glance. Continue reading

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Using Competition in an ESL Classroom

One of the most successful ways of motivating ESL students is through competition. As long as the competition is friendly and fair, students will learn easily and well, while enjoying themselves. Continue reading

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Planning a Planet’s Future Government – for Advanced Students

As the world population increases we must consider ways to make our planet an adequate place for everyone. Continue reading

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The Eiffel Tower

Students learning English will enjoy relaxing with this interesting video. The Eiffel Tower is one of the best known landmarks of the world.

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A Spectacular Journey Video

Pioneer 10 was very successful in sending back pictures of different parts of our solar system. It has travelled farther than any man made object, and it is still travelling. Continue reading

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Fun Using Adjectives

To keep your ESL students interested, it is good to have lots of fun activities to use along with the regular esl curriculum. Continue reading

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Using the Simple Past Tense to Answer in the Negative

Let’s assume that the students know how to make a negative question and answer in the simple present tense. Continue reading

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Tips and Jokes for You

If you are a student living in an English speaking environment then you likely hear jokes at work, at school or among your English speaking friends. Continue reading

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Tips for Students Practicing English

In our teaching we found that students often found many ways to practice their English between classes. Sometimes they used time that otherwise would have been wasted to listen to English and improve their skills. One young woman said that … Continue reading

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Suggested Points for Overcoming the Fear Factor

ESL stude4nts are often afraid to speak out in class because they are afraid they might look stupid. A good teacher will teach the students that mistakes are a part of the learning process. Continue reading

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