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Have your students speaking only English in class in less than 5 days.
How would you like to have all your classes speaking only English the entire class? Sound impossible? It’s not! Sound like heaven? It is. I turned a class of 14 six-year-old students into an English only speaking class in one week. Here are 5... ... Read more
Posted by Eric - Last Activity Nov 8th, 2013 01:40 am by sheeba k anil Go to last post
Author, Futonge Kisito, TEFL Teacher/Webmaster www.esl-galaxy.com
The advent of electronic dictionaries in ESL learning has reiterated the need for teachers to help in making them more productive language tools. ... Read more
Posted by kisito - Last Activity Jun 22nd, 2013 10:29 pm by abarboza Go to last post
Plenty of people go to school to become English teachers, but what about those that go to school wanting to teach English to people that don't natively speak the language? Why would somebody want to teach English as a second language? What are the... ... Read more
Posted by Eddy Ayala - Last Activity Jan 3rd, 2013 01:10 pm by victorsteelleo Go to last post
Nick E. Burke
If you are an ESL professional and want to teach abroad, here is a list of countries currently seeking English teachers ... Read more
Posted by Nick Burke - Last Activity Jan 31st, 2012 08:47 pm by uscollegeranking Go to last post
By Professor Eric Roth
Newspapers provide authentic content for al levels of English language learners. ESL teachers can use these techniques and resources to create lively classrooms. ... Read more
Posted by Eric18 - Last Activity Jan 23rd, 2012 02:17 am by Eric18 Go to last post
Is your biggest competition keeping students' attention the GAMEBOY?
Kids have the attention span of an ant! Why wouldn't they? They have everything they could ever want given to them in a New York second. Your biggest competition in keeping their attention is their GAMEBOY and GAMECUBE and that is some REAL... ... Read more
Posted by ArticleBot - Last Activity Nov 19th, 2010 10:48 am by Eric18 Go to last post
Want to release a little steam…check this out.
1. Ahhh...I see the screw up fairy has visited us again.
2. I don't know what your problem is, but I'll bet it's hard to pronounce.
3. How about never? Is never good for you? ... Read more
Posted by ArticleBot - Last Activity Nov 4th, 2010 10:01 pm by cherryz Go to last post
John Erskin
Many students who are learning English as a second or foreign language believe that the best way to learn English is by taking free talking classes with a native speaker. Free talking is, in fact, a great way for students to practice English;... ... Read more
Posted by aminkorea - Last Activity Nov 4th, 2010 03:42 am by abstract Go to last post
What do you make?
"Those who can...do. Those who can't...teach." To corroborate, he said to another guest, "You're a teacher, Susan," he said. "Be honest. What do you make?"

Susan, who had a reputation of honesty and frankness, replied, "You want to know what I... ... Read more
Posted by ArticleBot - Last Activity Oct 3rd, 2010 09:59 pm by Densweetpea Go to last post
Tips to help improve your students study habits. ... Read more
Posted by Eric - Last Activity Aug 13th, 2010 03:44 am by Hannes Go to last post
Muriah Summer, Elementary and Preschool Teacher
Teaching toddlers is an entirely different world from any other level. Here are some things to keep in mind if you're just getting started. ... Read more
Posted by Muriah - Last Activity Jan 19th, 2010 06:08 pm by msamson Go to last post
John Erskin
In my last two articles, I discussed the use of the Internet as a platform for reading activities for students learning English as a second or foreign language and how to plan and develop reading activities. In my last article I explained Bloom’s... ... Read more
Posted by aminkorea - Last Activity May 4th, 2009 05:12 pm by aminkorea Go to last post
The Role of Online Games in Teaching Vobabulary
Discusses why and how to include online vocabulary flash cards and other vocabulary games in ESL instruction. ... Read more
Posted by steveaikman - Last Activity Apr 27th, 2009 01:32 am by steveaikman Go to last post
Eric H. Roth teaches ESL at USC in Los Angeles to international graduate students. He also co-authored "Compelling Conversations:Questions and Qu
Why use proverbs in an ESL class? This article explains the multiple advantages of proverbs for writing and conversation classes, especially for multicultural classes with students from many different countries. ... Read more
Posted by Eric18 - Last Activity Apr 3rd, 2009 05:17 am by English-coach Go to last post
By Eric H. Roth, univeristy lecturer and co-author of Compelling Conversations: Questions and Quotations on Timeless Topics.
This provocative article asks English language teachers 17 questions and argues for a more democratic classroom. The author gave an ESL teachers' workshop on this topic at the Los Angeles CATESOL conference in October 2008. ... Read more
Posted by Eric18 - Last Activity Mar 16th, 2009 05:56 am by English-coach Go to last post
It´s about an approch that you can use for ESL to present your classes in a different way in which your priority will be the use of language rather than just reduce it to grammatical elements only. ... Read more
Posted by moralesdiaz - Last Activity Mar 14th, 2009 04:24 pm by English-coach Go to last post
Eric Roth taught adult ESL for over a dozen years, directed an adult education center in Los Angeles, and co-authored Compelling Conversations.
What English language skills do immigrants need to live full, productive lives? How can adult education programs better meet the needs of English languge learners, especially students seeking a college education? American researchers and federal... ... Read more
Posted by Eric18 - Last Activity Jan 23rd, 2009 04:50 pm by kernow Go to last post
by Eric H. Roth
This article emphasizes the need to support our students in their quest to learn English, tailoring instruction to meet their objectives, and avoid judging student goals. Choosing to speak English opens many doors, and adopting a "live and let live"... ... Read more
Posted by Eric18 - Last Activity May 14th, 2008 08:16 am by Eric18 Go to last post
If you want to become a more productive educator in or outside of the classroom, the key is student input – you must seek it.
They say that the definition of insanity is doing the same things over and over again, but expecting different results. If you listen to and solicit feedback from your students, you won’t have to repeat the mistakes of the past. So value your... ... Read more
Posted by ArticleBot - Last Activity Oct 23rd, 2007 11:40 pm by Eric18 Go to last post
The most successful reading programs combine elements of both the "look-say" approach and the phonetic approach.
There are basically two different common methods of teaching reading. One usually refers to whole language approach("look say"), the other usually refers to phonetics approach. The tension between these two approaches often refers "the great... ... Read more
Posted by Eric - Last Activity Oct 20th, 2007 01:48 am by Eric18 Go to last post
By Futonge Kisito, Teacher/Webmaster
Powerpoint presentations are excellent for teaching large ESL classes of students. Powerpoint helps concentration and guarantees effective learning if everything goes according to plan. ... Read more
Posted by kisito - Last Activity Sep 26th, 2007 11:15 pm by Eric18 Go to last post
How will you make the lessons meaningful enough that your client feels satisfied and wants to retain you for future lessons?
Eric teaches ESL at the University of Southern California. He has tutored private adult students on and off for over a dozen years. He recently co-authored Compelling Conversations: Questions and Quotations on Timeless Topics which contains many... ... Read more
Posted by Eric18 - Last Activity Sep 22nd, 2007 03:46 pm by Eric18 Go to last post
I think someone’s cousin’s friend’s sister was teaching in Japan. I got curious.
How did I find myself sitting on an airplane, holding my first passport ever and heading so far west I would eventually end up east? Me, whose relocation from small town to city had, not so long ago, caused me to cry with anxiety for a full... ... Read more
Posted by little sage - Last Activity Aug 18th, 2007 12:56 am by Eric18 Go to last post
Students will not believe in you until you first believe in them and what you’re teaching them.
As discouraging as some students’ attitudes are, nothing should negate the fact that as educators, we have an opportunity to take a closed mind and replace it with an open one. In essence, that's our number one priority…to get students to think. ... Read more
Posted by ArticleBot - Last Activity Jun 15th, 2007 10:04 pm by Eric18 Go to last post
Welcome to your new country. You’ve come here for fun, excitement, change, challenge, and perhaps money. Will the locals speak your language? I’m not trying to scare you, but perhaps they won’t. Will some people there speak your language, oh... ... Read more
Posted by mrcards - Last Activity Apr 7th, 2007 06:31 am by marie777 Go to last post
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