Pedagogy (TESOL/TEFL Strategies & Methodology)

Learn about the latest pedagogy for TEFL/TESOL from the experts. Stay up-to-date with the latest teaching trends and learn how to be the most effective English teacher you can be. We’ll show you how to manage large ESL classrooms, effectively use ESL games and activities to engage your students, teach English with limited resources, and other hot topics. ELT pedagogy is constantly evolving so ensure you have the latest information so you succeed in your teaching goals.

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Last-Minute ESL Lesson Plans That Can Be Adapted for Any Class

Whether you have some extra time in class or are filling in for another teacher, these last-minute ESL lesson plans can be adapted to any subject and level. They’re also great for both the physical and virtual classroom.

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5-Point Checklist For Planning Online ESL Games for Teens

Games and activities are an effective way to keep young students engaged. Consider this 5-point checklist when planning online ESL games for teens to make sure they help students reach their learning goals.

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How to Teach Participial Adjectives to ESL Students

Learn the ins and outs of teaching participial adjectives to ESL students with these tips, rules, and examples. We’ve also included a table of the most commonly used participial adjectives, as well as suggestions on which participle endings to teach together!

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EFL teacher working abroad with children.

5 Popular ESL Teaching Methods Every Teacher Should Know

Check out these 5 popular ESL teaching methods, including communicative language teaching (CLT) and total physical response (TPR), to stay up to date on the latest English teaching trends and try some new strategies in the classroom.

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Top Tips for Creating Materials for the EFL Classroom

Find out how adapting or creating materials for the EFL classroom can help keep your students motivated and learning. Read these top tips for creating materials, like tests, games, and warm-up activities, for the physical or virtual classroom.

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The 10 Most-Read BridgeUniverse Articles of 2020

2020 was a year like no other, and as we happily usher in 2021, let’s take a moment to reflect on the topics that resonated most with our readers throughout this past year.

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What Is Blended Learning in ESL and How Can I Implement It in the Online Class?

Whether you’re teaching English online with an established tutoring company or working as a freelance online teacher, it’s important to have an understanding of blended learning in ESL, which is also called hybrid learning, since it’s a format now used more commonly than ever in the virtual classroom. 

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10 Powerful 2021 Goals for English Teachers to Ring In the New Year

Start the year off with a bang by incorporating some of these 10 meaningful 2021 goals for English teachers. Setting annual goals will help you improve as a teacher and prioritize your physical and mental health.

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Keep Your Eyes on the Prize: Using Objectives in ESL Lesson Planning

Writing objectives in ESL lesson planning is essential if you want to deliver an effective and engaging lesson. We’ll teach you exactly how to incorporate ESL learning objectives into your lesson plan with these tips and examples!

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Team-Based Activities for the ESL Classroom or Online

Cooperation and teamwork can be fostered in the ESL classroom to help students develop their English in a fun and interactive way and increase motivation through competition. We’ve put together some of the best team-based ESL activities you can use with your students in the classrooms and online.

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