ESL Conversation Lesson Plans Focusing on Technology
Video Games - Young Learners Lesson Plan
If there is one thing that young English learners and ESL classes have in common around the world, it's their passion for playing video games. Taking cue from this passion for video games, this lesson is devoted to getting them to talk about video games - but in English!
Reports: Using a Word Processing Program in Class
While not strictly a speaking lesson, this lesson plan improves speaking ability through the teamwork aspect of developing a class writing project over a period of time.
Telephone English: Getting Practice
Teaching telephone English can be frustrating as students really need to practice their skill as often as possible in order to improve their comprehension skills. This lesson focuses on making telephoning practice as "authentic" as possible.
Advanced level lesson plan for classroom debate including cue cards discussing the real impact of the Internet on today's society
Using Flickr for English Language Classes
Lesson plan focusing on using resources from Flickr under the Creative Commons license to create oral practice lesson resources.
Twitter lesson focusing on introducing and using Twitter to help students learn in English in bite-sized practice segments. Resources are provided for in-class lessons including activities and introductions to the technology. This lesson is intended for ESL and EFL classes, but can be used in a wide variety of class settings.
Use Google to Learn Words that Go Together
Learning collocations refers to learning words that are usually used together in 'chunks' of language. Google provides a built in search function that suggestions phrases. English learners can use these to improve their vocabulary by learning the words that go together.