ESL listening activities using music and movies. Create a listening ESL worksheet using the lyrics to a song or the lines from a scene in a movie. Have students complete the worksheet while listening for the missing words.
This article describes two ESL listening activities that may be useful in teaching listening to students of English as a Second Language. These activities can be used separately or they can be used in the same lesson plan. If used together the first activity will help to model the second activity...
This article was written to answer questions about whether you can teach ESL in China if you have tattoos or a beard and how Chinese people will view you.
Industrial and Organizational Psychology has helped to shape the way employers test their prospective employees. Employment tests may include tests of abilities, tests of knowledge and skills or personality tests depending on the job requirements.
This article discusses the subject of abnormal psychology and how abnormal behavior is defined. It also looks at how different perspectives within psychology approach the issue of abnomal behavior.
The history and development of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, & how IO Psychology seeks to understand the effects that the working environment has on employee satisfaction and productivity.
This article discusses how the physical space of the environment effects mood and human behavior. The article covers the subjects of spatial density, social density, commercial and residential design and sustainable development.
This article discusses how Carl Jung's concept of humanity shapes his theories of personality and his perspective of psychoanalysis.
This article discusses the different perspectives of psychology and how each perspective defines personality.
This article examines the concept of humanity that underlines Karen Horney's psychoanalytic social theory.
This article discusses abnormal psychology focusing on the subjects of anxiety, mood disorders and disassociation disorders.
This case study in Abnormal PSychology focuses on Fyodor Dostoyevsky and examines the life of the Rusian novelist in relation to pathological gambling.
Gongbao Ji Ding is Kung Pao Chicken. Learn the history of this classic Sichuan Dish and the recipe for how to cook it yourself.
A recipe for Stir Fried Chicken Wings and Potatoes. This is a simple and easy to cook dish you and your family will enjoy.
Advice for how to live, survive and communicate in China without being able to speak Chinese. When going to a country you should learn the language but learning isn't easy and takes time. These suggestions will help you adapt to the environment while you are learning.
An ESL lesson plan to stimulate discussion about recreational activities.
This is an ESL lesson plan for a discussion activity for upper-intermediate students. The lesson is based on the Gap Year concept and is intended to provide cultural understanding as well as generate discussion.
What is a Gap Year? This Article defines what a gap year is and lists some reasons that students may want to take a gap year.
This article explains the concept of self in social psychology. How we define ourselves? What is a self-schema and how does a schema effect who we are?
Article on Conflict and Resolution. The Article focuses on concepts Conflict Resolution and Peacemaking concepts of Social Psychology.
What is Lifespan Development? Understanding the concepts of life-span development and how changes occur physically, mentally and socially across a person's lifespan.
What is operant or instrumental conditioning and how is it used in psychology and other fields?
A look into how Classical Conditioning works and information on related subjects such as generalization, Gradual Decline, Extinction, Reinforcement, Spontaneous Recovery and Second and Third Order Conditioning.
Mt Travel in Wudang Mountain. Located in Hubei Province Wudang Shan is a historic and culturally rich site that has earned a World Heritage Award from UNESCO. Wudang Shan is a popular tourist destination for anyone seeking to explore long hiking trails or learn Wudang wushu martial arts, including...
An ESL lesson plan for teaching upper intermediate students skills in listening and following directions in English. The lesson plan also reviews prepositions as well as vocabulary related to the home.
An ESL activity for practicing interviews. This activity is designed for students who are upper intermediate and above and helps with practicing sentence structures that that deal with length of time, time sequences and use of interrogatives.
10 reasons to grow a beard if you are teaching English in China and how having a beard effects your job as a foreign English teacher.
An ESL lesson plan for class that is based on the subject of guns in America with the objective of stimulating conversation in English while providing understanding of American culture.
Two ESL lesson plan activities based on the River Murder Story personality game. The personality game is a fun way to get your students talking.