ESL Multilevel Activities: What can you do when you have an ESL class with students at extremely divergent levels? Don't panic! This article will show you how to make the most of your class time through ESL multilevel activities and games, without leaving your beginners lost, or your advanced students bored. Concrete examples of games you can use in class included.
How to Use Games with EFL and ESL Learners: Avoid some basic pitfalls when using games with EFL or ESL learners. Student reactions may not be what you expect.
ESL Teaching Tips to Solve Common Classroom Problems: A look at how to deal with common problems such as being pushed for time to prepare, coming up with fresh ideas, students arriving late, activities falling flat or fizzling out earlier than expected, boring textbooks and other common issues ESL teachers face.
How to Appeal To Your Students' Different Learning Styles: A look at activities that allow you to reach all ESL learners, whether visual, auditory and the often neglected tactile and kinaesthetic.
How ESL Games Help With Difficult Classroom Situations: Examples of games that help deal with the "silent period" that adult beginners go through, irregular class attendance, different learning styles and tension between class members, which can be common in ESL classrooms.
Should ESL Teachers Use Games With Adults? A look at how to approach games when teaching adult students and the pitfalls to avoid.
How to teach English Idioms: A fun game to teach English idioms to teens or adults, taken from my best-selling book.