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.

ESL Teacher Using Songs

ESL Songs for Kids & Teens + How to Use Them in the Classroom

Young learners and teens (and even adults!) enjoy learning English through music. A teacher in China shares his favorite ESL songs and activities to engage his students and even “trick” them into practicing new language points!

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Bloom’s taxonomy in the ESL/EFL classroom

Using Bloom’s Taxonomy in the ESL/EFL Classroom

As you sort through your ESL class materials, do you sometimes find yourself asking questions like, “Will these flashcards work with beginners?” or “Which activities can I use to teach grammar tenses?” When it comes to designing classes and checking student progress, Bloom’s taxonomy is a tool that you can use to give your lesson […]

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sustainability in the ESL classroom

5 Earth Day Lesson Plans to Teach Sustainability in the ESL Classroom

Whether you’re celebrating Earth Day or want to use your ESL classroom as a vehicle for positive change year-round, these lesson plans for teaching online and in person will get you started. Read on to find out how to teach sustainability in the ESL classroom and how to offset your own carbon footprint while working […]

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teaching English for test preparation

8 Tips for Teaching English for Test Preparation

With the high demand and increase in earning potential, it’s no surprise that preparing students for the IELTS, TOEFL, and other English proficiency tests is a popular niche among ESL teachers these days. Nevertheless, teaching this specialization requires a special skill set and solid strategies. If you’re looking to help your students pass these exams […]

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How to Teach Kids English

How to Teach Kids English: Everything You Need to Know About ESL for Young Learners

Kids, children, and teens, collectively referred to as “young learners,” make up one of the most common student demographics within the TEFL industry, and teaching this group, which is common in Asia, Europe, and online, poses unique challenges and rewards for English teachers. Learn more about how to teach kids English!

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teaching English as a global language

8 Tips for Teaching English as a Global Language

With more than a billion native and non-native speakers, English is the most widely spoken language in the world. Teaching English as a global language is a practice that recognizes the characteristics that made English so widespread and prepares students to participate in this global linguistic experience by exposing them to different accents, dialects, and […]

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teach Business English

The Essentials of Teaching Business English Online and In Person

What is teaching Business English all about, and what activities should you use in this TEFL/TESOL subfield? Learn where these adult ESL students are, what it takes to get a job teaching Business English online or in the classroom, and how to effectively work with this demographic.

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games for teaching business english

10 Fun & Easy Games for Teaching Business English to Adults

Games aren’t just for kids – they’re also an effective method when it comes to teaching Business English! Try using these 10 games for teaching Business English to adults to help your students retain vocabulary and improve their professional English skills.

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ESL Games

Fun ESL Games and Activities for Kids & Teens

Learning English as a second language probably won’t make young learners’ and teens’ list of top three favorite activities, but incorporating games into your lessons is a great way to help young students review what they’ve learned in an interactive, fun, and memorable way.

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online ESL lesson plans

How to Structure Online ESL Lesson Plans (+Sample!)

From using apps to engaging students sans physical interaction, teaching English online calls for a slightly different game plan than teaching in a traditional classroom. Nevertheless, you don’t have to jump through hoops to ensure that things run smoothly – all you need is a well-structured lesson plan! If you’re a freelance English teacher or […]

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