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.
Getting to Know you Icebreakers for the ESL classroom that are interactive and fun for everyone. Great ESL icebreakers for your first week of classes.
Mime is a fun way to help your students learn how to observe and describe different actions. Discover the secret of this simple technique which will both delight and challenge your learners.
Word origins can be fascinating. Discover the word origin of the everyday English word, milestone.
Language discrimination can lead to generalized negative evaluations of those with an imperfect command of English. This, in turn, can lead to negative self-evaluations and self-fulfilling prophecies.
An original, engaging idea for ESL or EFL teachers to use in active speaking classes. Create a conversation box, and learn to use it effectively.
Improved conversation skills for the adult EFL and ESL learner are extremely important for travel, overseas study, and interacting with foreigners. Learn teaching English conversation to adults.
One thing that sets humans apart from all other animals is our ability to gain language. Language is such a complex topic, and often debated, especially whether it has come from nature or nurture.
The importance of the English language needs be stressed at this moment as there is a serious threat lurking around. Online chat and SMS texting have scarred the English Language to a noticeable degree. The future of the English language does not look too good as a result of all this. What does the...
Crispy tarantulas, smelly shark and boiled alive baby duck – Do people really eat these strange dishes? Find out with this lesson plan that your students will love talking about. Intermediate +