teachers’ blog feeds

Tips, plans, activities, info and worksheet/handouts posted from blog feeds oriented towards ESL teachers, including resources for teaching in any classroom.  Note: some feeds have discontinued, I am searching new sources to update.


“To travel is to live” these are wise words from Hans Christian Anderson. They inspire young individuals to travel far and wide building their confidence and experience the world. Becoming an English teacher by obtaining a TEFL certification the only question left is “Where to travel”? Don't worry, because this article is going to help. Here is a list of 5 countries with huge demand for ESL Teachers. So, stick around, and find out, you don't want to miss out on these great tips! Beautiful weather in Thailand Let's start with a country that has the best weather in the world. Thailand has a unique culture that is breathtaking. Although it's not the richest of countries, they make up for it by investing in private schools and ELS. It is safe to say that because of that there are positions available for every type of English speaker. A degree is all you need to get a work visa. Check it out here for more details jobs.movinhand.com/teaching-english-abroad/thailand. Working in large ... [...]
Thu, May 11, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Second language skills are best learned if speaking is a major component of the learning process, in fact it is essential, but learning a language in countries where that language is not universally spoken can be problematic. This is because the language instructors are not sufficiently versed in speaking that particular second language to teach it. Students, whether in a school setting or in a language training centre often learn to read and write, but they don't speak enough to be able to get a good grasp of the language to be proficient in both oral and written communication. In some settings, the teacher doesn't know the language well enough so resorts to teaching the second language while using the native language. In other cases, the new language is so badly pronounced that the student walks away speaking a 'dialect' that only folks from that particular country can understand. It would not meet international standards. Some educationalists believe that a grammatical approach to ... [...]
Thu, Mar 09, 2017, Continue reading at the source
Choosing an English teaching career is a difficult task for the students. With the help of native organizations the factors to worry one can remove the worries. There are several career perspectives that the ESL teaching jobs open before an individual. Minimum qualification for the post of English teachers abroad is graduation. There are a lot more to the just the designation. People get to learn a new language, explore the cultural history of the country and at the same time acquire some boost for the career graph later. Associated with the career of ESL jobs are various common mistakes that can change a person's experience. It is advisable that people do not land up making such mistakes. Avoiding these mistakes can help them receive the most out of the career of an ESL teaching abroad. Following are few mistakes that people often land up doing while choosing the job: 1. Doing it Yourself: The most common mistake one ends up doing is choosing to work on the matter alone. Numerous ... [...]
Sat, Jan 14, 2017, Continue reading at the source
What happens in a math class? There were so many rules, but only one answer. You sit there and listen. Maybe the teacher asks you to come up and work out some problems on the board. But, honestly, if you … Continue reading → [...]
Sun, Dec 11, 2016, Continue reading at the source

Title: Children and Babies
Topic: Idioms
Level: Advanced
Information: Choose the correct answer.
Handout Link: https://www.usingenglish.com/handouts/587.html
Online Quiz Link: https://www.usingenglish.com/quizzes/587.html

Tue, Nov 29, 2016, Continue reading at the source