Native language interference in learning a second language is a major problem for ESL students and learners of other foreign languages. This hub examines types of native language interference.
Explanation of the Present Perfect Simple, exercises with answers and a fun game.
Students and schools expect and even demand entertainment in the classroom. This hub suggests ways of increasing student participation in the classroom with educational and enjoyable activities.
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...
The premise of this exercise is both simple and almost immediately rewarding: by paying close attention to the different kinds of information and action conveyed by each of the tenses we're focusing on, you'll be able...
A Perfect Holiday You Would Like To Go On - sample question and high score answer for the IELTS (International English Language Testing System).
Teaching public speaking can be very challenging. It can also be very interesting and worthwhile. This hub suggests teaching public speaking by letting EFL students give their own speeches.
Effective reading comprehension strategies will go a long way in improving the reading skills of EFL and ESL students. This hub suggests activating background knowledge and reading for a purpose.
As English speakers we hear an expression and know instantly there is the potential for danger. We instinctively know what action to take. If you are new to English, these idioms can cause confusion.
Learning what are cognitive metaphors, how understanding metaphors in more depth helps teach English students, and how cognitive metaphor study can fight against dementia.