List of Esl Resources

1st vs 2nd Language Acquisition
Stephen Krashen differentiates between the concepts of language acquisition and language learning in this way: He likens the process of language acquisition to adolescents and young adults living outside of their native country in a year long exchange program where they attain near native fluency but remain unfamiliar with phonology and/or grammar rules...
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Teaching Writing: Structure and Style
Using the Teaching Writing: Structure and Style Authentic Materials to Instruct Indonesian EFL Students in the Writing GenresIn 2005 while searching for a program that would allow me to more effectively teach a group of American middle schoolers how to write in stylistically interesting ways across the genres, I purchased the Teaching Writing: Structure and Style materials by Andrew Pudewa...
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English as a Global Language
Linguists estimate that there are about 5,000 to 6,000 languages spoken in the world today, and this large estimate is due to the fact that some dialects are evolving into what could be considered a separate language (www...
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Teaching Slang and Idioms
A question on the minds of many English as a Second Language instructors are whether or not it is appropriate to teach students the use of slang and idioms in the English language...
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Importance of Games in TEFL
In the teaching of English as a Second Language (ESL), games are very important, with adults and especially with children...
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Teaching Styles
When I was growing up in school, I experienced many different teaching styles that for the most part did not work for me...
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Teaching English in Korea
After spending the last year in Korea I feel sharing my experiences there will be of great assistance to any ESL teachers who are considering or have accepted a position in the country...
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Establishing Rapport
I remember back to my early days of academic progression through the Australian public school system with mixed emotions...
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Motivation.
Motivation is fuel for learning...
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Establishing Rapport.
In everyday life, the existence of rapport is an important, if sometimes under acknowledged aspect of any relationship a person has with another...
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Business English
“English is used in 80% of the world´s international business communication and most of the world´s trade and financial dealing...
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Multiple Intelligences
Howard Gardner is a professor at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and a renowned author; his theory of multiple intelligences is a critique of the notion that there exists but a single human intelligence that can be assessed by standard psychometric instruments...
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Role of the teacher
The role of the teacher may not be as simple as people think and is always changing...
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