13 ESL Speaking Activities to Give Adult Students the Gift of Gab. Ah, to be young again.
Younger ESL students know what’s up. They treat being in ESL class like being on the playground. Got a couple of bumps and bruises on the jungle gym? Brush yourself off and keep playing, kid. Made a few English mistakes? And that’s how it should be! That being said, speaking out loud in front of other people—especially in a second language—can be nerve-wracking for anyone. 1. 2. Those are a couple of big ones, but there’s still more. Important Considerations for Teaching Adult ESL Students If you’re teaching a class overseas (rather than a class with mixed nationalities in your home country), you need to be aware of local sensitivities, especially to appropriateness in mixed gender situations.
While your school may have considered it acceptable to have men and women learning in the same room, you should notice if students have a strong tendency to sit separately based on gender. What can you do about it? Strategies for Getting Adult ESL Students to Speak 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. English news and easy articles for students of English. Present perfect aspect – tips and activities. By Kerry G.Maxwell and Lindsay Clandfield Tips and ideas from Kerry Maxwell and Lindsay Clandfield on teaching the present perfect aspect.
Introduction When teaching the present perfect, or explaining the present perfect, it is often easiest to focus on the use of the present perfect than the meaning. This is especially true for the first time students encounter it (usually associated with the use of talking about experiences). However, sooner or later you will be looking at different uses of the present perfect, and more often than not its relation with the past tense.
An easy way of explaining perfect is to use the word before. Experiences A frustrated teacher once asked “How many activities can you make for the present perfect?” Cinema experiences Have you ever met a movie star? These can be done by students in pairs, or organised into a larger survey, with students having different questions and reporting back their findings. Why not? Because I’ve seen it a hundred times! Life line. Scribd. English Exercises. Online Business English Vocabulary Exercises & Lessons. English Club : English language. Movie Segments to Assess Grammar Goals. Self-access Corner - Home page. ESOL Courses - Free English Lessons Online.
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