Category Archives: Speaking English

Estudiantes de Habla Española Estudiando (ESL) en el Internet

Durante la decada pasada, las personas de habla hispana de España, America del Sur, Centro America y el Caribe han dado un brinco a la tecnologia mas reciente. Los telefonos celulares han reemplazado una gran parte del correo regular, brindandoles … 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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Understanding Comparative Adjectives

Comparatives are very important for expressing distances, sizes, speed, prices, feelings and quality. 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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How Idioms Can Trip You Up When Learning ESL

Every language has its share of idioms or special dialects that can challenge you when first learning but ESL students can really get confused if they travel extensively throughout the United States and Canada because different areas have their own special way of talking that is different from the rest of the country! So what can you do about it? Continue reading

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