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.

How Should You Handle Taboos When Teaching English?

Whether you’re teaching online or in the classroom, there will be times when inappropriate topics or behavior come up. Should you ignore these taboos, discuss them, or educate your students about them? Let’s take a closer look at this delicate topic so you can handle the situation with professionalism.

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Tips for Using Video to Teach English

Getting the most out of videos in the classroom involves a lot more than just hitting “play.” An experienced teacher shares tips for teaching English using video that will enhance your lessons and maximize student learning.

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teaching online on a tablet

No Puppets Required! Teach English Online to Adults With These Companies

Are you eager to get into the growing field of teaching English online but just can’t picture yourself tutoring young kids? Don’t worry – you’ve still got options! Check out these companies where you can teach English to adults online.

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The Dos & Don’ts of Error Correction When Teaching English

While when and how to correct errors when teaching English mainly depends on whether your lesson objective is fluency or accuracy, there are some key factors to consider when it comes to effectively – and sensitively – addressing your students’ mistakes.

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Get Your Students Talking! TEFL Discussion Questions & Activities for Adults

Have you ever struggled with adult learners who held back in class due to shyness or lack of confidence? These TEFL discussion questions and speaking activities for adults will break the ice, build rapport, and get your classes talking.

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10 Fun Ways to Use Realia in Your ESL Classroom

If you’re a teacher, chances are that you’ve used “realia” at some point in your classroom (especially if you teach young learners) and you may not have even realized it! We’ll show you 10 creative ways to use these real-world objects in the physical and virtual classroom to grab your students’ attention and make lessons more memorable.

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English as a Global Language – The Case for Teaching Different Accents and Dialects

English is a global language used not just by native speakers, but as a lingua franca between speakers of other languages worldwide. Here’s how you can teach a variety of English accents and dialects in the ESL classroom to prepare your students for effective communication.

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Benefits of Micro Credentials

What Are the Benefits of Micro-Credentials for TEFL/TESOL?

If you’re already teaching English or perhaps waiting for international borders to open so you can be hired abroad with your shiny, new teaching certificate, now is the perfect time to take TEFL/TESOL Micro-Credentials. These short, topical Bridge courses are tuition-free and 100% online. The benefits of Micro-credentials for TEFL/TESOL are big, and you can upgrade any […]

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What Is TPR for Teaching English and How Can I Use It?

Total Physical Response, or TPR, is an ESL teaching technique based on the way children first learn to speak their native tongue. Learn how to incorporate this highly effective strategy into your virtual or in-person classes.

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Dr. Sandra Quiñones-Hemphill, "The Language Lady"

Interview With Dr. Sandra Quiñones-Hemphill, “The Language Lady”

Dr. Sandra Quiñones-Hemphill has dedicated over 18 years of her life to education, working as a teacher and administrator in the ESL field. These positions ultimately led her to become a successful teacherpreneur, launching a YouTube channel, “The Language Lady,” where she inspires ESL educators worldwide with her creative teaching tips and classroom activities.

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