How do you make an ESL class fun?
Discover These 7 Ways to Make Your ESL Classes More Dynamic
- Use a Powerful Tool – Your Voice!
- Be Organized.
- Encourage Participation.
- Surprise Them!
- Move Around the Classroom.
- Try New Things.
- Give it a Structure.
What can I teach my ESL students?
6 Essential Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners
- Cultivate Relationships and Be Culturally Responsive.
- Teach Language Skills Across the Curriculum.
- Emphasize Productive Language.
- Speak Slowly—and Increase Your Wait Time.
- Differentiate—and Use Multiple Modalities.
How do you get students to speak ESL?
Speak slowly and clearly so that the ESL student will understand. Choose words that are easier for them to grasp. Use visuals whenever possible so that students can also read the directions at the same time. Teaching with two or more modalities heightens understanding and learning.
What should I teach English adults?
10 Targeted Activities That Teach All Four Major Skill Areas to Your Adult ESL Students
- The Art of Listening.
- Bingo Talks.
- Directed Drawing.
- Take a Survey.
- Reading Aloud.
- Scavenger Hunt Reading.
- Dictionary Scramble.
How do I teach my old ESL students?
Tips for Teaching ESL to Adults
- Never equate language ability with intelligence.
- Teach casual language and idioms.
- Use age-appropriate activities.
- Provide detailed and encouraging feedback.
How do you maximize language learning of senior learners?
Reduce the focus on error correction to build learners’ self-confidence and to promote language production. Avoid timed tests which may make senior learners anxious. Give senior students more time to complete activities. Promote a friendly and relaxed atmosphere in the classroom.