List of Esl Resources

Offshore English: A Reality
English is the ?trade language? of the world?used in over 135 countries to communicate business transactions and international politics...
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Games in the Classroom
?There is a common perception that all learning should be serious and solemn in nature, and that if one is having fun and there is hilarity and laughter, then it is not really learning...
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Course materials
A balanced approach to using a combination of created and authentic materials can be beneficial to both the students and the teacher in an ESL classroom...
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Teaching One to One
Teaching English one-to-one is a different role for the teacher, however, most teachers will have done, or will eventually do this kind of teaching during their career...
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Why Complete a TEFL Course
In the spring of 2006, I was approached by one of my former students with the idea of joining her and her volunteer group to teach English in China...
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Discipline in the Classroom
Discipline is the ?practice or methods of ensuring that people obey rules by teaching them to do so and punishing them if they do not? (Encarta Dictionary: English (UK))...
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Songs in the Classroom
Music is an amazing phenomenon; it holds the power to sway emotions, recall memories, and invoke understanding...
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Evaluation and Testing
The importance of Monitoring, Assessment, Recording, Reporting and Accountability is to enable us to understand what has been understood and the areas the student needs to develop...
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Motivating students
Introduction Having chosen the subject of motivation in the foreign language classroom, I will briefly discuss various motivational techniques and strategies that can be used by TEFL teachers in order to motivate their students, and make their learning more efficient...
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Teaching Slang and Idioms
In consideration of whether or not teachers of English as a second language should teach slang or idioms in class, or rather, why English teachers should teach idioms or slang, I did some research on the internet regarding this particular topic...
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Course material
IntroductionWhen I decided I wanted to compare of course materials used for adult students here in Germany I contacted a teacher that has been working in Munich for over 15 years and asked here if she could help me...
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Active Learning In the ESL/EFL Classroom
The term Active Learning means ??student interaction with content, with materials and with peers in a multi-disciplinary, multi-sensory and multi-graded approach? (Meyers, 1993 pg 39)...
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Why Complete a TEFL Course
The drivers for any person from any country around the world to complete a TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) course are wide and varied...
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Multiple Intelligence
Multiple intelligences is a fascinating topic that really caught our attention for writing our final article...
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A discursive essay on recognising and considering the importance of learning styles in the EFL classroom.
How important is the student in the process of designing a lesson plan? Once a lesson plan is composed, should the teacher stick rigidly to every step detailed, ploughing through even if students fall behind, miss the point and inevitably lose interest -and faith ?V in what the teacher has to say?Personally, the author believes that the lesson is not the focus of the classroom, rather the student is...
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