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Need a lesson plan? An activity? How about ideas for what to do in class tomorrow morning? Well, you've come to the right place. The TESOL Resource Center contains lesson plans, teaching tips, activities, assessment tools, and much more. Online Resources 1 - Out&About. Online Resources 1 Grammar Practice These Grammar worksheets give your students extra practice and help them reinforce what they've learnt.

Online Resources 1 - Out&About

Vocabulary Practice These Vocabulary worksheets can be used for extra practice and reinforcement. Sentence Transformation exercises These worksheets tackle the difficult task of rewriting sentences which is often assessed in the PAU exams. Sharifian - Ten Conversation Lessons with Stories, Vocabulary Practice, Questions and Activities. The Internet TESL Journal Farzad Sharifianf.sharifian [at] Cowan University (Western Australia) Suggestions for Using the Lessons The Story Depending on the main objective(s) of the course, the teacher may choose to read the story aloud asking the students not to look at it or ask the students to read the story to themselves silently and as quickly as possible.

Sharifian - Ten Conversation Lessons with Stories, Vocabulary Practice, Questions and Activities

Heads Up English. ESL Teaching Resources. My Emoji Weekend – Tim's Free English Lesson Plans. Image credit: Follow me on twitter @RobbioDobbio I can’t remember where I got this idea from, I think it was Lindsay Clandfield at the Barcelona IH Conference two weeks ago.

My Emoji Weekend – Tim's Free English Lesson Plans

Emoji Get to Know You Activity – Teacher Reboot Camp. “Emoji and emoticons have developed to mean much more in language than the faces they represent.”- Lauren Collister (2015) For the past year, I’ve been studying how learners use emoticons, emoji, and text speak to communicate, read and write.

Emoji Get to Know You Activity – Teacher Reboot Camp

Emojis are part of digital literacy and citizenship. When our learners use emojis in their writings, they are humanizing their digital experience. They are letting others know how they feel, offering feedback, and revealing their tone. Our learners are also translating, decoding, playing with language, creating pictograms, and contributing to an international communication system. Teaching the Emoji Generation: 12+ Activities & Resources – Teacher Reboot Camp. Enjoyed these ideas?

Teaching the Emoji Generation: 12+ Activities & Resources – Teacher Reboot Camp

Get your copy of Learning to Go and The 30 Goals for Teachers. “Although an emoticon may look like a smile, a frown or any number of facial expressions, it doesn’t represent a face, as many internet users assume. It’s actually intended to convey a feeling (“I’m happy,” or “just joking”).” – Lauren Collister Our students humanize their digital experience with text speak, emoji, and selfies. Resources for ESL Teachers.

Activities for Learners. English Language Resources from Macmillan Dictionary. We frequently create unique English language resources from our dictionary content.

English Language Resources from Macmillan Dictionary

These resources are designed to help make the information on more accessible to English language learners. Using all of our expertise in the area of language learning, we create educational material that is both unique and entertaining. Keep your eyes on this page. New resources will be added regularly! Red Words & Stars pack The Red Words and Stars are one of Macmillan Dictionary's most popular features.

Download the pack Classroom poster Get your hands on the new Macmillan Dictionary classroom poster that includes a grammar and vocabulary quiz. Download the poster download quiz answers. ESL activities - resources for English teachers. Word Search Puzzle Generator. TEFL resources. English Current is a free ESL website for students and teachers of English. - English Current. Resources. Looking for more ways to enhance learning with technology?


Consider podcasts: This excellent collection of eight can be shared with your students tomorrow. Continue Reading If we want our lessons to have a long-lasting impact on our students, we need to design our instruction the way a chef prepares a good meal. Continue Reading As one-size-fits-all PD fades into obscurity, more personalized professional development models have emerged. If you’re looking for high-quality informational and literary texts to use in the classroom, you’re going to love the free online library at CommonLit. Want better differentiation? This free, easy tool can help you create engaging, content-rich videos for the classroom in no time. Your students probably already use these tools to write papers or create presentations, but they could be doing other projects you may not have thought of.

If you work with students of color, especially with Black girls, consider this book required reading. Resources for Educators. Every day, we hear from teachers, school administrators, and youth mentors who believe that games might have a powerful role to play in twenty-first century learning.

Resources for Educators

We talk to inspiring people who are passionate about creating change, either in their own practice, or in the community of which they are a part. We discuss tough questions, like… Owlcation. Improv for Teenagers: A Lesson PlanThis is a lesson plan I've used many times to introduce teens to improv drama.


I hope it is of use! Why Traditional Classroom Learning is Better than Online CoursesA look at some of the downfalls of online learning and reasons why traditional classrooms promote better skill sets. Circle Time Games and Activities: A Must for Any TeacherGet ideas for circle time. The 10 Worst Colleges In the U.S.Here are ten of the worst colleges in the United States... ESL Activities. A good choice of ESL activities can turn an average class into a good one, and a good class into a great one.

Here is a list of articles - each one full of useful EFL activities, each one focussing on a different area of teaching English. Below the list of links are brief introductions to each area: listening, speaking etc... More pages of ESL activities are constantly added, and categorized according to the type of language points you want to teach. English Sentence Patterns (For ESL Students)