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One To One Teaching Activities « ESL Treasure

One To One Teaching Activities « ESL Treasure
People watchingGo for a walk outside or look out of the window and analyses passers-by. Have your student create crazy stories about people and be creative. Picture analysisTake in pictures for your students to analyses. Take the pressure off yourself and get them thinking. DialoguePrepare some dialogues or co-write some which are relevant to the topic of your lesson. Go through them together, playing a part each then switching roles. Reading comprehensionUse reading materials in your one to on lessons. HangmanThis is a classic word game whereby you think of a sentence, set out the underscores on the paper where a letter goes and have them attempt to guess the phrase. Word cardsPrepare some word cards to make sentences with. BattleshipsGive your student a blank piece of A4 paper. Use the relevant vocabulary according to your grammar point. BrainstormPick a theme or grammar point and brainstorm examples and ideas together on the board. Roll the diceBring a dice to the lesson.

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Pickles: ESL Life Scrivener and HarmerThese two men are some of the go-to-people in ESL. Their books, Learning Teaching and The Practice of English Language Teaching, are two that I’ve seen most often on ELT and TESL training programs. And for good reason too. Teaching Children One to One: Tips to Make your Lessons Fun On the ESL forums one often sees teachers asking for ideas on how to make their one to one lessons more fun. Many teachers are excellent in class but suffer when it comes to teaching children English individually, and that is a shame because teaching one on one can be very rewarding, as well as often being a good source of extra income. This article is broadly divided into four parts as follows: 1. The importance of making your lessons fun2.

2-Page Mini-Lesson UK might ban food on public transport Download this mini-lesson Try easier levels of this lesson: Public Transport - Level 0, Public Transport - Level 1 or Public Transport - Level 2. Download the 27-page lesson | More mini-lessons Room 12 St Clair School, Dunedin, New Zealand - Afternoon Blog: Awesome Literacy Games for Kids All of the links below lead to child-safe and friendly website that are both fun and educational. These websites are literacy activities. Click on the name of the activity - not the picture! Literacy Games (Lots of games to choose from) Reading Games (Lots of games to choose from including crosswords) Woodlands Junior School (Loads of games to choose from) one-to-ones One-to-One Lessons by Alan Marsh Some teachers love them, some hate them: one-to-one lessons, 121, Private Lessons, Individual Lessons – they go by different names, but they all come down to the same thing – you’re alone with a learner, and usually you’re their only teacher. Sometimes they may also be taking part in a group course, and may have opted for an extension.

English idioms English idioms, proverbs, and expressions are an important part of everyday English. They come up all the time in both written and spoken English. Because idioms don't always make sense literally, you'll need to familiarize yourself with the meaning and usage of each idiom. That may seem like a lot of work, but learning idioms is fun, especially when you compare English idioms to the idioms in your own language. Miss Lucy's Teaching Fun: Teaching English Through Games: GUESS WHO? Over these years of teaching children I got the clear idea that every single structure of grammar or word of vocabulary learnt using textbooks must be put into practice. Why? Because the use of the language during situations that require an extra effort to express themselves to reach a goal will make those structures and words stay in their brains forever. How? If your students don't have any possibility of having 'real English experiences' in their lives, what you can do is to provide them with games.

The Teacher's Handbook for Great One-on-one ESL Lessons You’re about to go mano-a-mano with an ESL student for the first time. Wondering how to make a one-on-one lesson as awesome as possible? Well, we just happen to have a great formula for one-on-one ESL lesson success. Every classroom and every student is different, so there’s not one trick that will help you teach everyone. 11 Drawings to Remember English Rules Forever This blog post was so popular that I turned it into a book: 102 Little Drawings That Will Help You Remember English Rules FOREVER (Probably). It’s available as an eBook and paperback. Click here to get your copy. Have you ever had a problem that you just couldn’t solve for ages? Then suddenly someone says one word, or just shows you one simple picture, and you get that “aha” moment — you suddenly understand everything?

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