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Engaging ‘Generation Z’ Tuesday, April 28, 2015 3PM BST – 4PM BST Digital media are a major part of everyday life for Generation Z. In fact, it has been from the day they were born. Engaging the youth in activities … Read More»
The British Council have launched a new English-learning website for football fans. It includes lots of resources, activities and lesson plans. If your student loves football, they’ll probably love this site. For loads of teaching tips visit the website.
Depending on their age, some young learners may be planning to attend boarding school or college.
Some young learners already have quite a good level of English (upper intermediate plus). They are sometimes very well travelled and often go to international schools where some subjects are taught in English. Here are over 20 suggestions about how to … Read More»
This new website looks very interesting! The British Council says ‘The LearnEnglish Teens website is designed especially for 13-17 year-olds. It helps teenagers improve their level of English with ‘school-style’ language practice, tips for exams and grammar and vocabulary exercises. … Read More»
Every teacher’s TEFL/ELT library will be a little different but having a range of resources will help give you the insight and flexibility to put together successful courses. Essential and Additional Books (alternatives are, of course, fine) Most should … Read More»
Over the summer I assisted with some Philosophy4Children classes. Most of the ‘lessons’ involved generating questions and sharing ideas. Quite similar to TEFL/TESOL I thought! After a little Web searching I came across an interesting site called ‘The Philosophy Man.’ There are loads … Read More»
Practical tips Teaching teenagers has much in common with teaching adults but obviously allowance needs to be made for their age, level of maturity, understanding, shyness, confidence etc. The following tips will need to be adapted for your own teaching … Read More»
Primary school age young learners can vary from near beginners to intermediate or above. Below is an outline vocabulary checklist for lower level young learners. Young learners with very little English will often start their learning of English with a ‘syllabus’ similar to … Read More»
Pictures and photographs have always been the language teacher’s best friend. Source: funny-pictures-blog.com via Homelingua on Pinterest Images are great for stimulating discussion. You can use magazines, the Internet or even photos on your mobile. Choose an interesting image. Take turns … Read More»