Have you ever taught a class of ESL/EFL students who worship their dictionaries? Or had one of those days when the beeping sound of an electronic dictionary steals classroom attention for that one crucial moment during the lesson? To make matters worse, some of these dictionaries have ring tones and other unnecessary sound effects that amplify the distractions. READ ON>>
What is PowerPoint?
Powerpoint presentations are excellent for teaching large ESL classes of students. Powerpoint helps concentration and guarantees effective learning if everything goes according to plan.PowerPoint is a software bundled in MS office and used for creating presentations usually in the form of slideshows. Over the years Microsoft has been updating the software, each time making it even better. Your computer might already have PowerPoint installed.
Why use PowerPoint presentations in ESL Classrooms? READ ON >>>
1. (Optional) Quick revision of language and setting up of props needed for first song.
For example, drill colours from colour word prompts and then get the students to tell you where you should put the flashcards around the class (‘Under the door’ etc), to run and touch during songs like ‘Red, Yellow, Blue’ or ‘I can sing a rainbow’READ ON >>>
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Grammar worksheet- Teach & practice grammar lessons with these worksheets
Vocabulary Worksheets: Teach Vocabulary with carefully planned worksheets
Crossword Puzzles : Fun word puzzles that teach spelling, writing, grammar many language skills.
Word search / Word Association Worksheets: Effectively teach and practice vocabulary, spelling and more using these fantastic word search puzzles
PowerPoint: For Computer Assisted Teaching: use these powerpoint lessons where everything has been done for you-No need to look for sound effects, audio, spelling exercises, flash cards Everything has been bundled up-cool!!
Speaking Activities: Using these worksheets, you can get a number of communicative activities going
Theme or Topic Worksheets : Plan your lesson around a theme with ready made pintables. Zero lesson planning time here. Cool!!
Movie worksheets- Teach English using English movies, Printable worksheets for movies-Have fun!!
Music activities- Teach English using English songs- Worksheets to teach with English songs- It really works!!
Quizzes & Cloze Exercise: Printable quizzes, cloze & gap fill exercises.
Adult Communicative Lesson plans: Help adults practice grammar & vocabulary using communicative exercises
Holiday/Festivals Worksheets: Christmas, Halloween, Valentine's day, St. Patrick's Day and more>>>
Games and Ideas for Teaching English to all levels- Running out of ideas? This is where you should go.
Task-based Lesson planning. How to plan a lesson using a task.
Worksheet Makers: If these activities do not meet your needs you can use these online tools to create yours and save time.
Articles: Get ideas for your classrooms by reading these ESL Articles
Printable Worksheets for Kids Lessons : puzzles, spelling, phonics, coloring, board games and more worksheets for kids here.
Powerpoint Lessons for kids : Download excellent powerpoint presentations for teaching kids.
Video Slide Show lessons : Teach English using videos slides that kids see, hear, and remember- Excellent!
Games and Ideas for Kids Classes : Find ideas and games for teaching children here.
Puzzle Worksheets for Kids : Fun exercises for ESL kids. Use crossword puzzles and word searches to practice grammar and vocabulary.
Phonics and Phonetics Worksheets for Kids - Teach & practice phonics and phonetics using these printable worksheets and online resources.
Video Worksheets: Teach English using videos like Harry Potter, Mr. Bean and others which kids are crazy about.
Interactive Grammar Exercises
Some good ESL students usually want the teacher to give them something they can use to study alone at home. They usually like to do the grammar & vocabulary exercises at home and use the classroom lessons to improve on their communicative skills. Here are some great homework companions for your students.
Grammar Exercises : Several interactive grammar exercises for self-study. Give links as homework to your students.
Video Slides Lessons -Let students learn new English vocabulary by using video slides that teach them. this reduces the teacher's burden of presenting new vocabulary.
Vocabulary & Grammar quizzes for beginners, intermediate & Advanced students
Pronunciation and intonations Exercises : using video slides and self-grading quizzes, students can practice pronunciation here
Interactive Crossword Puzzles : Fun exercises- Online crossword puzzles
Interactive Word Search Puzzles : Fun exercise- Online word searches
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