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The Importance of Lesson Plans in ESL Teaching

The Importance of Lesson Plans in ESL Teaching

Every new teacher worries about what will happen on the first day of teaching. "What if my class activities are over too quickly and I have extra time?" "What if my lesson goes off topic and my class falls behind?" Detailed lesson planning is the best solution to these worries. In this video, Oxford Seminars Instructor, Bridget McLaughlin explains ...

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How to Teach ESL to Middle School Students [Video]

ESL teachers often have the opportunity to teach ESL to a wide variety of students of different ages and ability levels. Each age group, whether they are children, teenagers, or adults, requires a different strategy and set of teaching techniques to help them learn English and succeed in the class. Watch this video for Oxford Seminars instructor Peter Connell's tips for ...

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Teaching English Abroad: Why I Love Teaching Korean Kindergarten

Teaching English abroad is always an adventure, but the adventure takes on a new meaning when teaching kindergarten. You may recall one of my colorful experiences from my previous blog post "Teaching English Abroad: The Evils of Spinsterhood (According to Kindergartners)." Here is another experience from my Korean adventure for your enjoyment: I think it was in November when ...

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Video: The Key to Managing an Efficient ESL Classroom

Teaching English as a second language isn't always about teaching straight from a book. As Oxford Seminars' instructor Peter Connell explains in this video, sometimes it, first of all, requires you to evaluate where your students are. From there, you can reach into your bag of teaching tricks to give them exercises and lessons that will best suit them. This ...

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3 Ways to Have Classroom Discipline While Teaching English Abroad

Classroom discipline is a tricky topic, whether we are talking about your own children or those under your care. Add in a cultural and very often linguistic barrier that TESOLs must face, and the whole thing can get really messy. But, I must say this first and foremost: if you find yourself in a position where you are constantly ...

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