Tag Archives: ESL curriculum
What is the basic goal of any ESL program? “Why, that’s easy”, you might say, “It is to teach the students to speak English!” If that’s the case, why do so many programs fail? We know a Japanese lady who has been studying English for 7 years and cannot hold a conversation with us at any level. Continue reading
This article provides practice grammar questions that are based on an amazing true story. Continue reading
This video gives many practical examples of the use of
Conditional Sentences, while telling an interesting old story.
What started as a party at the old manor house turns tragic. This is part 3 of a 4 part series.
Part 2 Manor House Secrets Video. First it was the disappearance of a valuable heirloom, but then – 2 murders! More mysteries! Continue reading
While teaching in different countries, we found students who learned to speak English simply by watching television. We are presenting some interesting and sometimes funny videos for ESL students to practice their listening comprehension skills. Vancouver’s Brockton point has a … Continue reading
Many people are experiencing a great deal of stress during these uncertain economic times. Those with jobs wonder how long they will last, while the young people graduating from school face a difficult time finding a job that utilizes their … Continue reading
Well, we’re all here in this changing world, so we’ll look on the bright side plus the positive options that are available to us. Continue reading
Regardless of the world’s ups and downs, the Internet continues to grow and the need for English second language materials increases. This article outlines ways in which universities, schools, and organizations can cut their expenses during difficult economic times by adapting the presentations of their printable ESL materials. Continue reading
This article stresses the advantages of a classroom computer when teaching ESL. It outlines one type of assignment that gives the students control over the content of their work. Continue reading