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.

Shella Chua, Filipino Teacher in China

6 Common Challenges ESL Students Face (and How Teachers Can Help)

Learn about the most common challenges ESL students face so that you can help learners overcome them and have a positive English language learning experience.

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online English teacher

How to Teach ESL Vocabulary

Vocabulary is crucial to a student’s language development in order to relate thoughts, ideas, and feelings effectively – in other words, to communicate! But how do we help students build vocab without making them memorize lists of ESL vocabulary that will be soon forgotten after the next pop quiz?

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How to Teach English With Limited Resources: Tips, Strategies, and More!

Have to teach English with limited resources? Don’t worry! You can still deliver exciting and effective lessons, and you might even become a creative teacher along the way. A teacher in Colombia shares what she’s learned.

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Bridge grad, Shella, from the Philippines, teaching English in China

Using Drama as an ESL Teaching Method

Using drama as an ESL teaching method is a fun way to engage your English language students, get them up and moving, and build their confidence with the language.

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benefits of CLIL teaching method

What Are the Benefits of CLIL in Bilingual Education?

Find out the cognitive and social benefits of CLIL – Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) – a teaching method in which a core subject is taught in the students’ target language.

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Inquiry-based learning

Empower Your Students With Inquiry-Based Learning

Inquiry-based learning, also known as exploratory or active learning, is a teaching method that motivates and engages your students. Find out when and how to use inquiry-based learning in the ESL classroom.

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Using pop culture in ESL

8 Ways to Use Pop Culture in the ESL Classroom

Catchy music, trendy art, the latest technology – there’s a lot to love about pop culture! Find out how you can use pop culture in the ESL classroom to inspire your students and improve their English skills.

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Bridge grade, Omar Cholico Delgado, Mexican English teacher

How to Teach Teens ESL: Tips, Techniques, Activities, and More!

There’s a common myth about teaching ESL to teenagers: They’re more difficult to teach because they’re not interested in learning. This assumption can worry some teachers, who may picture themselves trying to manage classes of distracted young people who don’t want to be there. However, the belief is simply untrue! An experienced teacher shares teaching strategies, engagement methods, and other tips for teaching teenagers ESL.

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What Is CLIL? The Global Trend in Bilingual Education Explained

What is CLIL in language learning, and who is this method best suited for? Take a look at the origins, features, and benefits of CLIL, or Content and Language Integrated Learning, and see how this innovative method differs from similar approaches.

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The Pros and Cons of Teaching English One-on-One (Plus Lesson Ideas!)

Think teaching English one-on-one might be a good fit for you? Find out where you can find one-on-one ESL jobs, what the pros and cons are, and what activities you can use to keep your student engaged in the lesson.

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