“What If?” | Using Hypothetical Questions In The English Classroom
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“What If?” | Using Hypothetical Questions In The English Classroom

In this article, we will explore some possible uses for ‘what if’ questions in the classroom. The aim is to exploit a current trend many of our students will be familiar with to generate discussions and other activities in English. 

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Third Conditional | EFL Lesson Plan
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Third Conditional | EFL Lesson Plan

Following on from our previous blog article about useful activities for teaching conditionals, we thought it would be useful to provide an actual lesson plan which utilises variations of the ideas from the original article to show how they can be adapted to ...

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If Conditionals Were Easy… Some tips and resources for busy TEFL, ESOL and EAL Teachers
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If Conditionals Were Easy… Some tips and resources for busy TEFL, ESOL and EAL Teachers

If conditionals were easy, we wouldn’t need to spend hours thinking about how to teach them to our ESOL/TEFL or EAL students! This blog contains some fun classroom activities that can be used at different levels to help learners understand conditional forms ...

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Time Saving Lesson Preparation for EFL Teachers
Time Saving Lesson Preparation for EFL Teachers

Spending too much time preparing your lessons? Below is a five-point plan that will help make lesson preparation less time-consuming and more manageable, without impacting the quality of your teaching. 

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Back To School - Getting To Know You Activities
ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING TEFL LEAD-IN ACTIVITIES
Back To School - Getting To Know You Activities

As we enter the last few weeks of a long hot summer many TEFL and ESOL teachers will be looking forward to the start of a new term or semester in language learning institutions around the world. In the following download, we have compiled a list of activities which our t...

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Surviving Summer School
Surviving Summer School

For many TEFL/ESOL teachers Summer School is a regular fixture of the year while for others it may be the first paid and practical experience of teaching English as a foreign language to students from Europe and further afield. Summer language courses can be a lot of fun...

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Understanding Education in the UK and the British School System
Understanding Education in the UK and the British School System

Many TEFOL/ESOL course books refer to the school and education system in Britain in various contexts for different ages and levels of ability. A lot of TEFL/ESOL teachers around the world originate from Britain and can talk from first hand experience of the British syste...

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Learning Student’s Names; Top Tips for the TEFL/ESOL Classroom
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Learning Student’s Names; Top Tips for the TEFL/ESOL Classroom

In terms of classroom control and management, any TEFL/ESOL teacher will find that knowing a student’s name will give a degree of influence over their behaviour in the classroom. In our line of teaching, we are frequently required to change classes and get to know new gr...

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Number Games and Activities for the EFL Classroom
Number Games and Activities for the EFL Classroom

Numbers are something that are taught to students relatively early on. Once they have been introduced, they often aren’t revised through the course of the students’ studies though. So we thought we would use this blog to list some of our favourite number-based activities...

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Teaching English to Refugees | Top Tips for ESOL/TEFL Teachers
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Teaching English to Refugees | Top Tips for ESOL/TEFL Teachers

For the TEFL/ESOL teacher who suddenly finds a few refugees in their class (which is likely to be the case with Ukrainian refugees), there is a balancing act to be performed between following the intended curriculum and keeping things normal on the one side and being sen...

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TEFL Toolkit | Ideas and Activity Cards Set (x5) - TEFL-Toolkit.com
TEFL Toolkit | Ideas and Activity Cards Set (x5) £29.95
The ultimate pack of ESOL Activities in one great value deal. This really is a complete teacher toolkit in a box, with five of our packs of topics and activities cards to get your students learning. Full of teaching ideas for English language learners, these packs ensure you will never struggle to break the ice with a new class or feel stuck for inspiration or new ideas with an old one. You’ll find games, topics, flashcards and discussion ideas for students of all levels and abilities. Included are: Fifty Bright Ideas Fifty More Bright IdeasDiscuss ThisObject LessonWord Blitz Don't forget to check out our latest pack, Mini Verb Flashcards, to get the complete set!
Whiteboard Toolkit | Arrow, Spinner & Circle Drawing Tool | TEFL Toolkit - TEFL-Toolkit.com
Whiteboard Toolkit | Arrow, Spinner & Circle Drawing Tool | TEFL Toolkit £15.95
Do you want to add some excitement to your lessons? Then look no further than our whiteboard toolkit. Made from high-grade, laser-cut plywood, this set of tools is guaranteed to last compared to plastic alternatives. The set contains three tools: Whiteboard arrow pointer: used to point to things written on the board. Great for practising vocabulary. Circular whiteboard spinner: used to randomly select things written on the board. Great for turning the board into a game! Circle drawing tool: used to help you draw a neat circle on the whiteboard. Great for Venn diagrams and drawing snowmen. Turn your whiteboard into an exciting teaching tool! Simply attach one of the tools to your whiteboard using the suction cups provided.  You will also receive two free gifts, a stylish keyring and a fridge magnet.
Teacher Toolkit  – Poster Set (x3) - Teacher-Toolkit.co.uk
TEFL Toolkit | Classroom Poster Set (x3) £9.95
Our range of indispensable and stylish English classroom posters will liven up any classroom and help inspire your English language students. Save money by buying all three together.   This original language poster set includes: 1 x Periodic Verbs Poster 1 x Colour Chart Poster 1 x Speech Tree Poster Printed on luxurious 250gsm silk paper. Size A1 (594 x 841mm) 
Mini Verb Flashcards - Card Pack - Teacher-Toolkit.co.uk
25 Common English Verbs | Mini Flashcards | Card Pack £8.95
This beautifully designed pack of all-singing and all-dancing cards contains 25 of the most commonly used English verbs. They include a variety of fun classroom games that you can use in a multitude of ways, whether for whole-class activities, small group work, or even one-to-one tutoring.  They will have your students jumping for joy while learning some of the essential building blocks of the English language. These playing card-sized verb flashcards are the perfect ESOL resource for any teacher's toolkit.  These cards come with a free classroom activity sheet. This includes some ideas to help you use the cards during your lessons. A perfect addition to any TEFL teacher's toolkit. Why not purchase our Common English Verbs Poster which acts as the perfect visual companion to the card pack.

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