Building Confidence in Children Learning English Let’s assume you’re teaching rhyming words to your Children’s ESL class. Some of the children are interested in your rhyming words lesson but others aren’t participating. Perhaps they are shy, frightened or unfamiliar with some of the sounds. It’s important to understand why many English Second Language children feel […]
Aug 30, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post
When ESL beginners learn to answer questions with positive answers they progress without too much difficulty. The negative answers, however, are more complex because the pattern is different with the use of “to be” and “to do”.
Mar 18, 2015 | 0 comments | View Post
ESL Adult Curriculums are available by the thousands. If you have already chosen a curriculum, in all probability it is satisfactory, but how the teacher uses it is the big question. Often the students attend English classes after a hard day’s work, so there must be some social benefits for them, stemming from a good […]
Oct 15, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post
Let’s assume that the students entering a Beginner’s Class know the English alphabet, that is, they can name the letters and identify the vowels. They don’t, however, have any speaking or reading vocabulary. They want to learn to understand, speak, read, and write in English. Oral questions and group activities are an effective way to get […]
Sep 27, 2014 | 0 comments | View Post