Lesson of the Week: “As (blah blah) as…” Simile Poems Lesson

Lesson of the Week: “As (blah blah) as…” Simile Poems Lesson

“As (blah blah) as…” Simile Poems Lesson by Maggie Little (South Korea ETA) The ability to make comparisons is an important language skill. A lot of English curriculum seems to emphasize things like comparatives and superlatives, but doesn’t really focus on how to talk about things that are the same…

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Lesson of the Week: Speaking Test Unit – Solving Problems

Lesson of the Week: Speaking Test Unit – Solving Problems

Speaking Test Unit – Solving Problems by Erin Slocum (South Korea ETA) One of the biggest challenges ESL teachers face is determining how to assess students’ speaking abilities. Such a variety of factors are involved in speaking another language that it can be difficult to know where to begin. That’s…

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Lesson of the Week: Plural Nouns & Admired People

Lesson of the Week: Plural Nouns & Admired People

Plural Nouns & Admired People contributed by an Indonesia ETA “Cat” changes to “cats”, but “mouse” becomes “mice” and “sheep” are always just “sheep” regardless of how many there are…isn’t English grammar simply a delight? Plural nouns can be a hard enough concept for English learners with mother tongues which…

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Lesson of the Week: Women’s History Month

Lesson of the Week: Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month by Jessica Chamorro (South Korea ETA) It’s March, and that means it’s Women’s History Month! If you’re looking for a way to help your students recognize the important contributions women have made to society, this lesson from South Korea ETA Jessica Chamorro may provide just the inspiration…

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