Listen to the show. Visual clues, gestures, sign language, etc. play a major role in understanding. Most teachers are aware of their usefulness for single words or phrases. Mark will take us through how those can be brought together to really improve understanding in the ESL/EFL classroom and make teaching easier. The game of the […]
Archive for “April, 2006”
Listen to the show. The game of the week is the Chair Switch Game. This game gets your young students up and moving and practicing the language you are teaching. This is great for vocabulary review, many question and answer dialogues or whatever you’re teaching.
Listen to the show. Controlling your class is essential to create a learning environment. If you are unable to guide your students through the class smoothly havoc ensues. Take control of your classes by following these simple steps. English Basketball – created to bring some of the 2006 World Basketball Championship excitement to the classroom. […]
Listen to the show. English Basketball – created to bring some of the 2006 World Basketball Championship excitement to the classroom. This interactive conversational game gets the students speaking and excited. Use it to review or practice Q&A, new grammar, reading, or vocabulary. With foul cards and limited 3 pointers, strategy is a big part […]
Listen to the show. Give your students a headstart when it comes to speaking English as a second language! In this show, Mark tells us what a speaking first curriculum is, the benefits of using one and how it gets students speaking English without cracking a book! The game of the week is Spelling Tic-Tac-Toe […]
Listen to the show. The game of the week is Spelling Tic-Tac-Toe by Eric. If your students are having troubles spelling some words, why not practice spelling with a game? By the end of the game, your students will be correctly spelling all those tough words you never thought they would get! Example of the […]
Listen to the show. Lesson planning is usually something teachers hate to do or spend way too much time doing. Here are 5 easy tips for reducing lessong planning time and getting you on your way. The game of the week is the Slam Game by Eric. Not only will you have your students saying […]
Listen to the show. The game of the week is the Slam Game by Eric. Not only will you have your students saying what you want them to say, they will be screaming it AND having fun, too!
Listen to the show. Welcome to the first episode of ESL Teacher Talk! In this episode, Eric and Mark layout 6 easy steps to follow to make sure your next ESL teaching job is the best you’ve ever had. Also, in this podcast, the Line Jumping Game from Mark! Teach your students to differentiate words, […]
Listen to the show. Teach your students to differentiate words, sentence patterns and more through this unique TPR segment. This is a game that gets the students up, moving, and learning. What more could you ask for?