When I was teaching English courses at an ESL college, I read this newspaper to my students. Even though, I was teaching at a college, I taught basic skills, which can be implemented in grades K-12. This resource provides readers with articles using plain language and has a word list with definitions on the back; therefore, this newspaper would be a great tool for any ESL teachers.
Are you looking for a practical approach to teaching ESL? The writer gives a brief background on EFL and its arrival into English speaking countries along with a study of how Chinese EFL students view native Chinese speaker EFL teachers and their class in relation to native teacher's feedback on Chinese students. The resource also provides a potential lesson plan along with an analysis of the lesson plan.
An education blog that provides teachers with 28 different tongue twister activities that will improve ESL student's pronunciation. It is an assumption that the teacher may have a hard time understanding the ESL student and if this is the case, this will prove true when the student communicates with others outside of the classroom using the English language; these activities are fun and can help teachers identify their students' problem areas.
This ESL textbook is a good resource for the ESL beginner. In fact, the author provides students with grammar charts that highlight the differences between spoken and written English; there's writing activities with models for students to follow, along with warm-up exercises that precede the grammar charts and introduce points to be taught.
10 tips that can be used in the ESL classroom. For instance, the teacher can incorporate group work, which will be both beneficial to the students and the teacher in many ways. For instance, the students can help their peers better understand information that they may not be able to grasp from the lesson.