“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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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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Back To School - Getting To Know You Activities
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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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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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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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Spring Watching - a perfect time for English language teaching
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Spring Watching - a perfect time for English language teaching

Spring has sprung… Time to practice adjectives and descriptive writing again! For those in the TEFL/ESOL world, and teachers of all descriptions, the season of rebirth is a huge resource and inspiration. The dawn of spring may seem to come mainly within the province of b...

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Easter Activities for the EFL Classroom
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Easter Activities for the EFL Classroom

It is sometimes difficult to tie Easter-themed activities directly to language learning. Making Easter cards, organising an Easter egg hunt or organising a class dress-up and parade can all be good fun, and that might be a good enough reason for doing them. However, if y...

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Top TEFL Blogs
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Top TEFL Blogs

Blogs are an excellent way to get to know a sector and understand people’s experiences. If you’re new to TEFL/ESOL or seeking new insights then check these blogs out.

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Top YouTube Channels for TEFL Teachers and English Language Learners
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Top YouTube Channels for TEFL Teachers and English Language Learners

Finding the best resources for teaching or learning English can be an overwhelming experience. A brief internet search brings up countless options, but where do you start? To make life a little easier, we’ve trawled the internet and put together two top ten lists of YouT...

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Top Tips to Encourage Reading for Pleasure
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Top Tips to Encourage Reading for Pleasure

Let’s be honest, encouraging children to read is not always that easy. It can often feel like a chore to them when there’s such a focus on learning, so here are ten quick tips to promote reading for pleasure for teachers and families.

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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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