Category Archives: Children’s ESL

Suggestions for Making ESL Children New to Computers Aware of Internet Dangers

Young people are very vulnerable if they have no knowledge of the very real dangers that are a part of using a computer online. Continue reading

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English Second Language Storybooks Spark a Student’s Imagination

The storybooks a teacher uses may be a part of the curriculum or they may be supplementary. Continue reading

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Building English Language Confidence in Children

Every classroom group is different. Try any or all of these suggestions and adapt them to your style of teaching. If they help even one student in your classroom to feel more confident, then any changes you have made have been worthwhile. Continue reading

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Motivating Young Children During Difficult or Boring Subjects

If you are teaching specific sounds or rhyming words, make up or use a program that offers meaningful examples of what you are teaching. Use examples that are fun so the children can enjoy repeating them. They will learn if they are enjoying the lesson. Continue reading

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Developing Listening Comprehension in Children

When children learn their first language they are often responding to their parent’s language in an active way. Their response frequently includes both physical action and verbal understanding. Continue reading

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Motivating the Children’s First ESL Lesson of the Day

You are ready for them to begin their first lesson of the day. This is their best learning time. Continue reading

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Play and Win ESL Bingo Games

All students, young and old, love games and everyone, no matter where they live, loves to win! Continue reading

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Games for Children’s First ESL Lessons

It is difficult to find activities other than songs, that keep children interested and participating. Continue reading

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Hints for Dealing with Children Who Interrupt and Disturb Others

This article suggests several solutions that might help the student and everyone in the classroom. Continue reading

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Types of English Second Language Activities for Active Children

This article suggests types of activities that will catch their interest and establish control and harmony within the room. Continue reading

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