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Suggested Activities and Role-plays for Teaching Verb Tenses

Suggested Activities and Role-plays for Teaching Verb Tenses

 The order in which the verb tenses are introduced can make the structure of the English Language easier for the students to understand. Whereas pre-teen and early teen children learn a language by listening and repeating what they hear, without any need to think about grammar, this facility seems to fade as everyone gets older. […]

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Activities that Promote Enthusiasm and Classroom Control

How can we deal with groups of students that are intelligent, creative and overloaded with energy? They are talking, laughing, teasing and poking each other as they come into the English Second Language Classroom. They are likely speaking in their first language and English isn’t a part of their good natured banter. Let’s consider some […]

ESL Students love Drama!

ESL Students love Drama!

Drama! The life of the average teen no matter where they are from or what language they speak is full of it!  Why not tap into this as part of a learning experience for ESL students?  Talk to students about some of the issues that they face as teenagers, make a list of these topics […]

How to introduce Role Playing as a part of the adolescent ESL classroom

How to introduce Role Playing as a part of the adolescent ESL classroom

Many adolescents want to ‘act out’ an experience with each other, but depending on their cultural bias, may never attempt it within the classroom environment.  Some cultures are so strict about classroom behaviors that it might seem next to impossible to get some students to role play in an ESL activity.  Of course this might […]