Teacher Tip — Homework

Not everyone will always do it, and some students may never do it, but homework can be a valuable addition to your class. To help you and your student get the most from it, here are some tips for dealing with homework. Be consistent. Your students will learn more if they commit to doing homework […]

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Teacher Tip — Make a Game out of It

One way to make our classes more dynamic and provide for extra practice is to include game-like activities. This can easily be accomplished by using material from the book. Concentration (the Memory Game) can be played in multiple ways, and works well in both one-on-one and group situations. If you are teaching single students, you […]

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Tuesday Tips: Fun with Dictation

Dictation can be a fun way to practice English at many different levels. Here are three ways to incorporate dictation into your classes. 1) Phone Number Dictation Dictate your phone number very quickly. Then have students actually call you to see if they got it. This activity can also help students learn the rhythm we […]

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News Articles in Simple English

It’s hard for students to stay up-to-date with the news when it’s so hard to read. Simple English News presents a range of news and feature stories each in a short paragraph. The stories are likely suitable for students in at least level 3 or 4.

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Help Your Student with Accent Training

Your student is speaking English. Yes! But when she goes to the store, the cashier has a hard time understanding her. Now her confidence is shot. It’s time for accent training to help her speak more clearly. At Train Your Accent, you can listen to short recorded speeches on various topics. Each speech comes with […]

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