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TESOL Teaching English resources for ESL EFL classes such as, as well as teaching certificates and qualifications information and ESL EFL job opportunity listings.
  1. ESL EFL Teaching Technique (99)
  2. ESL EFL Teaching Training and Certification (28)
  3. ESL EFL Teaching Employment (47)
  4. Blogs (23)
  5. Teaching Children (51)
  6. Beginner Lesson Plans (21)
  7. Intermediate Lesson Plans (22)
  8. Advanced Lessons (68)
  9. Children's Lesson Plans (32)
  10. Multiple Intelligences (10)
  11. Grammar Lessons (66)
  12. Conversation Lesson Plans (13)
  13. Vocabulary Lesson Plans (31)
  14. Listening Lesson Plans (12)
  15. Reading Lesson Plans (16)
  16. Writing Lesson Plans (40)
  17. Pronunciation Lesson Plans (14)
  18. Printable Quizzes (154)
  19. Holiday Resources (26)
  20. How to Teach Tenses (15)

ESL Printables
ESL printables materials for the English learning classroom which can be printed and used in ESL EFL lessons.

ESL Children's Games
These classic children's games have been adapted for use in ESL classrooms. Each lesson includes instructions on how to use the game to achieve effective ESL instruction.

Lesson Plans Focusing on Tenses and Verb Conjugation
These lesson plans help students learn to use English tenses and conjugate with confidence. Many of the lessons focus on using related verb tenses during conversation, rather than focusing simply on correct verb conjugation. Each lesson includes lesson objectives, step by step instructions and copyable handout materials for in-class use.

Free Teaching ESL / EFL Course
This course introduces and discusses the most important aspects of teaching: basic theory, job opportunities, teaching speaking, grammar, listening, reading and writing skills, how to assess student needs, develop a syllabus, and hints and tricks for a more enjoyable teaching environment. During the course ready to go lesson plans will be provided to help you implement the techniques discussed.

Teaching Grammar in an ESL / EFL Setting
Teaching grammar can sometimes be challenging as students need to not only understand the structures but be able to use the selected grammar in everyday speech. This guide to teaching English provides help in effective instruction as well as a model grammar lesson outline.

Teaching ESL - Vocabulary
Top choices of books for teaching English vocabulary to English as a Second or Foreign Language classes. These books can be used to develop activities, complement class exercises or give students extra vocabulary practice at home.

Teaching ESL - Reading
Top choices of books for teaching English reading skills to English as a Second or Foreign Language classes. These books can be used to develop activities, complement class exercises or give students extra reading skills practice at home.

Teaching ESL - Writing
Top choices of books for teaching English writing to English as a Second or Foreign Language classes. These books can be used to develop activities, complement class exercises or give students extra writing practice at home.

Teaching Absolute Beginners - 20 Point Program
Teaching absolute beginners requires the teacher to pay special attention to the order in which new language is introduced. This 20 point program provides a syllabus to take students from speaking no English at all to being able to fulfill basic communication needs including; giving person information describing their daily routines and the...

Online Teaching
A guide to opportunities in online teaching especially for English teachers.

Elementary Level Syllabus for Beginner Level Courses - Part III: Lessons 19 - 27
Part 3 of an elementary level ESL EFL English syllabus aimed at adult learners who need English for the working world

Elementary Level Syllabus for Beginner Level Courses - Part I: Lessons 1 - 9
Part 1 of an elementary level ESL EFL English syllabus aimed at adult learners who need English for the working world

Elementary Level Syllabus for Beginner Level Courses - Part II: Lessons 10 - 18
Part 2 of an elementary level ESL EFL English syllabus aimed at adult learners who need English for the working world

Beginning Level Curriculum for ESL Classes
Beginning Level Course Curriculum for English Language Classes

ESL Acronyms
Guide to the most common acronyms used in ESL

Teaching English Abroad - What Happens When There are Problems?
Unfortunately, problems can occur when living and teaching English abroad. Most recently NOVA in Japan has gone bankrupt leaving 4,000 English teachers stranded. Here are some tips to dealing with problems that may occur when living abroad, and resources to help you move forward.

Multiple Intelligences in the ESL Classroom
An overview of multiple intelligences and their use in the ESL and EFL classroom. Each overview provides example lessons focusing on the intelligence type.

Guide to Teaching English (ESL, EFL, TEFL) for Non - Professionals
Speaking English as your mother tongue does not a ESL or EFL (English as second language / English as foreign language) teacher make! This guide is provided for those of you who would like to know some of the basics of teaching English to non-native speakers of English. These basic techniques are useful when teaching friends, at a charity, on a volunteer basis, as a part-time job, as a hobby, etc.

How to Choose Teaching Materials
This quick guide will help you in your decision making process and point you to some of the resources on this site that can help you find the right coursebooks and supplementary materials for your course

How to Use a Computer in Class
How to employ the computer as an English learning tool and make sure that it does not become the focus of the lesson.

Principled Eclecticism
The art of picking and choosing your approach based on a student needs analysis. Includes an analysis of two example classes.

Student Correction - When and How?
A discussion of when and how to correct students in English learning classes, especially ESL and EFL classes. After a short look at current techniques, the article ends with suggestions as to when and how it is appropriate to correct, while not curbing students' enthusiasm.

Submit Your Best Lesson
An invitation to submit your favorite lesson plans and exercises so that teachers around the world can profit from your expertise. Submission is made easy by an online form which allows you to submit your material directly to your guide.

Teacher Resource Books for ESL Adult Learners
As any ESL teacher knows, having a grab bag of enjoyable learning activities helps to liven up any ESL class. These activities are useful for teaching inductively, filling gaps and introducing topics. Here is a list of five books that are sure to help you times of need.

Beginning Level Basic Communicative Skills
Rubric to the four basic levels of English comprehension and competence for use in class to help place students at the right level.

Teaching English Abroad
If you've decided to teach English abroad this guide provides information on the process of deciding where to teach, points you should take into consideration and essential information you'll need to know before you begin your English teacher job hunt.

Non-Native English Teachers
Discussion of the controversial practice of hiring native English speakers only to teach in private schools. This discussion provides some of the main pro and contra points generally raised in this ongoing argument.

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