Category Archives: Learning English

Jokes and Their Place in ESL Teaching

  Jokes can be an important part of your teaching program. Scientists know that when people laugh, the body secretes hormones that make the person feel good. Don’t you want your ESL students to feel good about what they are … Continue reading

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Considerations in Choosing an Interactive Listening Program

Students studying languages in many countries around the world have a wide variety of talents, combined with needs and problems that they must deal with as they approach the study of English. This article outlines a variety of living situations, … Continue reading

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Interactive Listening Programs and Your Accent

Programs to Meet Different Needs People in many countries have learned to read and write English but can’t speak it. There are interactive auditory programs that teach listening, understanding and pronunciation. Some years ago I learned to read French but … Continue reading

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Introduce your Students to Debating!

INTRODUCE YOUR STUDENTS TO DEBATING! Students in every country of the world have ideas and beliefs about the way things should be done. They enjoy expressing their thoughts with their friends in a restaurant, with their family at home or … Continue reading

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Interesting ESL Content Is Vital for Any Program

Teaching interesting content is vital if you are to retain the interest of the students.There are thousands of English Foreign Language schools and millions of classes throughout the world. English has become the international language for communication, even though more … Continue reading

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The Challenges of Learning English for Business

Many global companies around the world require English as a language for business, thus it is necessary for their staff to be trained in business English. Professionals who travel to the United States or other English speaking countries also need … Continue reading

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Keeping Up on the News Can Help an ESL Student

When you are learning English it is important to use the news as a tool to help you learn the language. You can read newspapers or watch television or catch the news on your cell phone or the internet. Continue reading

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Listening is a Part of Learning for an ESL Student

Unfortunately – if listening skills are not fine tuned while students are in class, they will not fare well in business, as listening is a key component of being successful. Continue reading

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The Advantages of Using One Computer for Two Students

The expense for all of this can be reduced if the students plan to work with a friend. Continue reading

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Bill Finds a Suit He Can Afford

Bill finds a good looking suit at a good price.This is a funny video.

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