Spelling Bee Visual Thesaurus Spelling Bee Your Score: - - - 10 lifesaving websites for ESL teachers Lisa has asked me for some recommendations regarding useful sites for EFL teachers and I’m happy to make a little compilation of the places I visit most often to find ideas, inspirations, betimes lesson plans if I feel exceptionally lazy (The Liberation of the Garden Gnomes by Peter Vahle is just shiny!) and share them with you. So, here we go – my ten favourite websites: Hope you’ll like my choice and give these sites a go. I must admit, my life as a teacher is WAY easier thanks to those wonderful people contributing there, but I also appreciate their influence when I see my own teaching style spiced up with different inspirations and ideas – I feel motivated to change, experiment, develop, to make my classes as interesting as I can. Enjoy the recommendations I’ve shared and if you know some interesting sites, please, share them with me as well.
Recommended Lesson Activities - For English Language Teachers Accent Reduction Tips [+-] Tips for student and teachers to help reduce accents and improve pronunciation. Native-like pronunciation is a goal for many ESL students. Having tips and strategies to help them reduce their accent and achieve a more native-like pronunciation is beneficial for any speaking-pronunciation teacher. Keywords: activities advanced beginner intermediate speaking Debates and Discussions [+-] Topics for debate and discussion in ESL speaking classes. Intermediate and advanced students can make great use of debate-style discussions to improve their speaking and conversation skills.
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