Category Archives: ESL Activities

A Fun Way to Deal With Prepositions

If you can get your esl students participating in an activity that has them using English grammar in everyday situations, they will learn quickly and remember what they learned. Continue reading

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Strange Events at a Night at the Bar

Two men meet at a bar and strange events occur. Continue reading

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ESL Practice Questions –Simple Future Tense – Andrée Arctic Balloon Expedition – Part 4

If you are a student you may wish to practice your English grammar. This blog provides several exercises that will allow you to review the simple future tense. If you have a minute, try them now.

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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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ESL Grammar Practice Questions – The Conditional

Conditional sentences can be tricky for the ESL student. People will understand you if you use the conditional incorrectly, but those who master it, speak with real polish. 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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Manor House Secrets Video – Part 4

In this four part mystery video, there are all kinds of secrets in this old manor house. To solve the mysterious murders, the detective must find these secrets. 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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