Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Listening 01 - 5 ESL Listening Exercises to Sharpen Students’ Ears

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All we hear defines the world around us.

Whether you’re hearing a child’s laughter, a babbling book or a frat boy belching in your ear — sounds shape our world.

Listening is a major part of life experience.

Unfortunately, lots of people are so wrapped up in the speaking part that they forget this.

Sounds give us clues about our surroundings while stimulating our thoughts with new feelings.

Speaking - 5 Fun ESL Classroom Games for Getting to Know Each Other

The ESL classroom can be a lively, dynamic environment.
With the right guidance, students can work and learn together — pushing each other farther, faster.
However, getting a group of students to cooperate and stay positive is easier said than done.
Are your ESL lesson plans getting a little bit tired?
Do your students need an easier way of coming together and getting to know each other?
Then it’s time to experiment with some ESL classroom games.  Check out our 5 favourite games for in-class team-building and improving overall English fluency.

10 ESL teaching strategies that can motivate students to reach the next level

10 ESL teaching strategies that can motivate students to reach the next level. 

We ESL teachers stick with our students through thick and thin.
For better or for worse.
Alright, maybe we’re not married to our students, but we’re definitely committed to their success.
So, what to do when your students start to despair?

Speaking - Fun ESL games for shy students. ;)

6 fun esl games interactive classroomTo learn English, you have to speak English.
But not every student is comfortable blurting out unfamiliar phrases, taking risks or making mistakes.
You want everyone to be involved, so how can you reach out the shyer, quieter students?
Getting shy students to talk can happen with ESL games.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Last class of the semester

First, you're nervous about meeting them. Next, you love them. <3 #M5

 It has been an amazing semester with these great kids.                                                                                                       


Sunday, September 16, 2018

Present perfect + ever, never, already, yet

Present perfect + ever, never, already, yet


The adverbs ever and never express the idea of an unidentified time before now(Have you ever visited Berlin?)'Ever' and 'never' are always placed before the main verb (past participle). Ever is used:

Listening quiz - The African-American women behind NASA's rocket launches”

Watch the video; “The African-American women behind NASA's rocket launches” and answer the questions that follow”

Listening quiz - My dad’s Story: Dream for My Child

In the ad, titled My dad’s Story: Dream for My Child, a young girl hands her dad a letter. She narrates the piece, gushing about her dad being her “Superman,” “the most clever,” and “the sweetest daddy in the world.”…..

Friday, September 14, 2018



What is a pronoun? 

A pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun in a sentence. Pronouns change depending on person, number, and function in a sentence.

Just like nouns, pronouns can be subjects, direct/indirect objects, objects of the preposition and more. 
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