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The Big Fat Summer Research Project

The school year is over but you are worried your students may enjoy their holiday way too much? No worries! There are plenty of ways to keep them busy. Seriously now! A summer research project can be a great way to have your students do some work, while actually having fun. It also teaches them […]

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5 Games for ESL/ EFL Teachers To Use In Your Classroom

[adrotate banner=”12″] [adrotate banner=”7″] 1. Board Race Board Race is a fun game that is used for revising vocabulary, whether it be words from the lesson you’ve just taught or words from a lesson you taught last week. It can also be used at the start of the class to get students active. It is […]

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7 ways to use flashcards in English language teaching

[adrotate banner=”12″] Flashcards are among the materials we use most often, especially with young learners. They help visualize new vocabulary, and can be an excellent source of activities, and games. Below you will find 7 ideas on how to use flash cards in class. [adrotate banner=”7″] 1. FLASH. As the name suggests, what you need […]

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ESL/ EFL Teaching: The Fun Way Or The Old Way? How Do Students Learn Better?

Is there more than one way to introduce and teach a language? What techniques work better than others?Is classroom fun the key to students’ success or is language learning all about hard work? Where I come from, English is taught strictly by the book. The teacher is at the blackboard writing and writing or at their desk reading […]

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Class Activities – The “I am an Actor” English Vocabulary Game

[adrotate banner=”7″] [adrotate banner=”12″] Teaching Strategies and Class Activities – Teaching Vocabulary With Games The “I am an Actor” Vocabulary Game. This game is especially suitable if you are teaching action verbs or professions. Of course you can make it work for any type of English vocabulary you can come up with. The best thing […]

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Teaching Strategies – English Vocabulary Teaching – Help Students Build Vocabulary

Inspirational Ideas and Techniques in English Vocabulary Teaching Teaching English vocabulary can be challenging especially when working with beginner esl/ efl students.You may find yourself even more challenged if your class consists of students (adults or otherwise) of multiple nationalities and backgrounds because different people have different ways of memorizing vocabulary in a foreign language […]

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“What’s Missing?” – English Vocabulary Game – Help Your Students Learn With Fun Games

English Vocabulary Teaching Strategies – The “What’s Missing?” Game Separate your class into smaller groups of up to 5 students. Work with each group individually. For this vocabulary exercise it’s best to gather the real-life physical objects of the vocabulary you are teaching. For example, if you are working on vocabulary for food or school […]