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Published: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 11:23:41 +0000

 



The 50 Basic English Questions

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50 basic English questions used to ask and answer questions about most daily tasks for English language learners.



Telephone English Practice Exercises

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Exercises to help students and teachers improve telephoning skills especially for Business English ESL EFL TESOL TOEFL students



Printable quiz based on 'Twas the Night Before...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Printable quiz for in-class use on an English reading comprehension based on Twas the Night Before Christmas.



ESL: Learn the Most Helpful Telephone Phrases

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Guide to the special language of telephoning in English including standard English phrases and idioms used on the telephone.



Do You Know the Difference Between Voiced and...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Guide to the basic differences between voiced and voiceless consonants in English pronunciation.



15 + short stories to learn idioms and...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Short stories using idioms and expressions in context for English learners followed by a quiz to improve your are your class' understanding of English idioms.



50 Basic English Questions Quiz

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Printable beginner English Grammar Review Quiz beginning level ESL EFL learners and classes focusing on body idioms.



Did you know that "receive a discount" is a...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Examples and worksheets focusing on key collocation for English learners in various TESOL settings, as well as for self-study. Each sheet includes a number of collocation examples.



Asking for Information in English

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Learn how to ask for information in English, as well as providing information with these common phrases and role play examples.



Here's a Christmas Traditions reading for ESL...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Reading comprehension based on an explanation of Christmas traditions and history for intermediate level ESL class.



Reading Comprehension: 'Twas The Night Before...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Reading Comprehension Twas The Night Before Christmas prepared specifically for ESL classes including difficult vocabulary definitions.



What's the Difference Between American and...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

A discussion of the differences between standard American and British English in pronunciation, vocabulary and grammar with examples.



Find out which type of business letter you need...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

This guide to different types of business letters provides a short introduction to some of the most important types of business letters in English for English learners who are interested in English for business purposes.



Learn how to ask for a favor, as well as grant...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Learn how to ask for a favor in English, as well as granting and denying a favor request with these common phrases and role play examples.



Practice Reading and Speaking English with...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Learn English by practicing dialogues that focus on a wide variety of topics listed by grammar point, class level or purpose.



Make the right impression with these phrases...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Learn what to say when giving and receiving presents in English. Included are phrases for lots of situations, as well as role plays for practice.



Learn how to write a basic business letter

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Business letter writing basics for English language learners including essential formatting, writing, and phrases.



Ues this, that, these, and those to speak about...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Learn how to use this, that, these, and those - important English words that you can learn to point out things that are here or there.



English Verbs - Tense Resources

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Guide to verb tense resources including tense explanations, quizzes, tense related lesson plans, tense review in context resources.



Learn how to use at, in and on for beginners in...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Here's a description of the basic uses of 'at', 'in' and 'to' for beginning level learners of English with explanation, example sentences and quiz.



Writing Sentences for Beginners

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Learn how to write sentences in English by starting off at the beginning and learning five basic patterns of sentences through step by step practice.



ESL: Essential Phrases You Need to Run a...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Phrase Reference Sheet for Participating in a Meeting provides all the language that students need to participate successfully in business English negotions and meetings.



Practice These Simple Tips to Master Your Next...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

This look at telephone conversations focuses on the standard patterns often found in business telephone conversations. It includes an overview, a role play and other classroom activities to help English learners learn standard telephone conversations.



Beginning English Quiz

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Beginning level English quiz tests basic English tenses, conditional and superlatives, and simple conversational English with corrected answers.>



Telephone English - Tips for Getting People to...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Tips for telephoning native speakers of English to help students and teachers improve telephoning skills especially for Business English ESL EFL TESOL TOEFL students



Here's a business meeting role play to practice...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

This example business meeting provides all the language that students need to participate successfully in business English negotions and meetings.



How to Ask Questions in English

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

How to ask questions in English depends on the type of question you would like to ask, and the situation. Direct questions are the most common type of questions, but you can also learn how to ask indirect questions to be more polite, or how to ask questions with question tags to check information.



The 50 Most Commonly Words in the English...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Improve your vocabulary skills with this list of 50 common words in the English language. Studying these words will help you in everyday conversation.



A Simple Way to Write an Essay

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

How to write a standard essay in English following a common essay outline structure also known as the hamburger essay.



How to Write a Business Letter That Will Make a...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

A guide to the basics of writing letters to respond to inquiries especially written for English learners and business classes.



ESL: 20 Things to Teach Absolute Beginners

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Course Outline and Objectives for ESL Beginning Students to Establish Basic Communication Language Functions in English Teacher Lesson Plans






Teaching Telephone English

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Business English lesson plan concerning telephone English including lesson outline, printable materials and suggestions for activities



Understanding English Pronunciation Concepts

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Correct English pronunciation includes not only knowing how to pronounce a word, but also understanding concepts that help with pronunciation



Make or Do Quiz

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

The difference between make and do is very minimal and causes a lot of problems, try this quiz to see if you know when to use make or do.>



Difference between OF and FROM in English

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

A discussion of the differences between of and from in English which often cause learners difficulty.



10 Tips to Speak English

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

This step by step guide on how to speak English will help you perfect a study plan to help you speak English within a reasonably short amount of time. Strategies and objectives are provided to help you speak English with ease.



What Are Question Tags, and How Are They Used?

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Guide to the use of question tags in English for ESL and EFL learners. Question tags are explained including variations on meaning through pronunciation, as well as examples of question tags in a variety of tenses.



Beginner Verb Tense Quiz

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Beginner verb tense quiz checks your understanding of basic tenses including the present simple, continuous, future and past simple including answers.



Dialogue: Interview with a Famous Actor

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Beginner level dialogue for roleplay with follow up multiple choice quiz. This reading focuses on speaking about daily routines with the simple present



How to Teach the Past Simple to ESL Students

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Guide to teaching the past simple for English teachers who teach ESL and EFL classes with appropriate lesson and activity suggestions.



Common Mistakes in English

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

List of the most common mistakes in English for English as a Second language learners and classes.



Tenses in English

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

This quick overview of tenses in English provides a quick look at how many tenses there are in English including the basic function of each tense.



What is Collocation?

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Collocations can be concerned as words that co - locate - in other words they stay together. This introduction to collocations provides basics on collocation use in English, as well as point to further resources to help English learners improve their understanding of the importance of collocation use in English.



How to Teach Pronunciation

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

This guide on how to teach English pronunciation provides suggestions, activities and lesson plans appropriate for each level.



Conversation Helpers for English Learners

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

These speaking strategies will help English learners improve their conversational skills.



Basic English Conversations

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Basic English conversations help beginning learners build basic English skills. Each conversation group includes a few short conversations introducing basic English phrases.



How to Teach the Present Simple

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Guide to teaching the present simple for English teachers who teach ESL and EFL classes with appropriate lesson and activity suggestions.



Asking for Permission in English

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Learn how to ask for permission in English, as well as granting or denying permission with these common phrases and role play examples.



Read examples of irregular verbs in each tense...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

English learning resource providing example sentences of irregular verbs in all tenses including active and passive forms, as well as conditional and modal forms.



ESL Lesson Plan for Conversation

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Listening and speaking lesson plan based on ordering food in a restaurant



Do you know the difference between it's and its?

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Learn the difference between it's and its - one of the most common mistakes in English with follow-up quiz to test your understanding and explanation of each form for English learners.



Phrasal Verbs

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Learn ten new idioms and expressions with...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Idioms and expressions using 'game' including a definition and example sentences for English learners and ESL classes.



Prepositions + Nouns

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Explanation of various usage of prepositions nouns in English for ESL EFL TESOL TEFL students



Help students understand basic structure by...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

This beginning level lesson encourages students to label parts of speech in order to better understand structure and context.



Teaching absolute beginners how to tell time

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Course Outline and Objectives for ESL Beginning Students to Establish Basic Communication Language Functions in English Telling Time



Learn how to write a short formal letter

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

A guide to formal letter structure especially written for English learners with formulas for requests, offers of help and inquiring for information.



Learn a wider variety of phrases and expression...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Idioms and expressions with 'run' including definitions and example sentences for ESL students and classes.



Choosing which words to stress will improve...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

The correct use of intonation and stress is the key to understanding and being understood when speaking English.



ESL: What You Need to Write a Letter of Inquiry

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

A guide to the basics of writing an inquiry letter for business English learners including helpful phrases and examples.



Participles

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

This guide to participles discusses the various uses of the present and past participles in easy English with multiple examples of each learning point.



Learn to order the events in written story in...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Introduction to writing narrative paragraphs including a look at how to use various past tenses and linking language to clearly narrate the past.



How to Teach the Present Continuous

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Guide to teaching the past simple for English teachers who teach ESL and EFL classes with appropriate lesson and activity suggestions.



Understand the different roles verbs play in...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

This overview explains how verbs are used, how verbs combine with other verbs and the use of the active or passive voice for verb forms.



Learn important differences between American...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Vocabulary differences between American and British English with a follow-up quiz to test your knowledge.



Present Simple vs. Present Continuous Quiz

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

This quiz focuses on the choice between present simple or continuous.>



Key verbs to use to discuss your responsibiliti...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Guide to finding a job in an English speaking country - appropriate vocabulary



A Discussion of How to Make Sure Students Do...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Discussion of the importance of some teaching to the test in ESL classes in order to help students understand direction on the test.



Teach Reading Comprehension to ESL Students

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Incorporating reading comprehension and dialogues into a lesson plan to help focus on specific grammar or subject areas. The following lesson plan is a blueprint to using these resources for your classes.



Review all tenses in English with this sentence...

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This sentence structure chart provides the thirteen present, past and future tenses in the positive, negative and question forms with examples.



How to Teach the Present Perfect

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Guide to teaching the present perfect for English teachers who teach ESL and EFL classes by focusing on life experience, past to present and recent events that influence the present moment. This guide includes appropriate lesson and activity suggestions.



Here an approach to teaching the numbers 1 -...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Numbers for beginners need to practiced when teaching absolute beginners. Here is a slow build up for the numbers 1 - 100.



ESL Food Lesson

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

This ESL food lesson plan suggests activities to tie all the various vocabulary related to food into one lesson beginning with a discussion of a great meal, to going shopping and even cooking the dinner for the class.



English Pronunciation Practice

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Pronunciation Practice focusing on improving your pronunciation through the use of correct intonation and recognizing the stress-timed nature of English.



Writing Descriptive Paragraphs

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Writing descriptive paragraphs helps English learners use a wide variety of vocabulary and structures to improve their writing skills.



Elementary Level Syllabus for Beginner Level...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Part 1 of an elementary level ESL EFL English syllabus aimed at adult learners who need English for the working world



Personal Descriptions

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

This lesson focuses on learning how to write personal descriptions about yourself and others. The exercise provides tips to remember when writing personal descriptions.



Here's a list of classic Christmas Carols for...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Classic Christmas Carols and Songs for the ESL Classroom including definitions of difficult vocabulary to get your students singing.



Tell others what others have told you using the...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Guide to using reported speech in English including detailed information on sentence transformation through changing tense, use of reporting verbs and the change of time expressions, pronouns and more.



How to Conjugate Verbs

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

How to conjugate verbs in English focuses on conjugating verbs by deciding on time of action, type of action and choosing the correct auxiliary verb to help understand how to conjugate in English.



Present Simple Quiz

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This quiz focuses on the use of the present simple to describe routines, habits and facts.>



Finding a Job for ESL Learners - Part 3:...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Guide to finding a job in an English speaking country - job interviewing skills



Present perfect worksheets in English

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Printable present perfect worksheets for online and in-class use. These present perfect worksheets begin with a quick review of the present perfect and common time expressions used with the present perfect.



How to plan ESL lesson plans

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Guide to standard lesson plan format for teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language.



Are you interested in English idioms? These...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Idiom learning and teaching resources including quizzes, reference sheets, idiom themes for the ESL classroom.



Rarely have I understood you - inverted...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Guide to inversion and the various forms used for inverted sentences such as the negatives never, scarcely, only after, little, etc.



How to Teach Pronouns

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

This guide on how to teach pronouns provides a framework within which you can introduce subject, object, and possessive pronouns, as well as possessive adjectives to beginning level English learners. It includes lessons and activities to help English learners practice.



Learn English

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Learn English at this site with resources including grammar explanations, vocabulary reference pages, quiz sheets, pronunciation help, and listening and reading comprehension strategies.



ESL: 8 Ways to Improve Your English Vocabulary

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

A guide to a number of methods to help you improve your vocabulary.



Adjective or Adverb - Which to Use?

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Rules for when to use an adjective or an adverb for ESL classes and teachers



Making Suggestions

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

How to make suggestions in English for upper level ESL EFL TESL TOEFL English students



Learn how to write a business email for formal...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Examples and discussion of how to write a business report for English language learners including an example business plan to use as a template.



Top 10 Lesson Plans

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Beginner Dialogues - Introducing Yourself

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Dialogue for Beginning Level English ESL EFL Learners and Classes - Introducing Yourself



Great Vacations Gap Fill Quiz

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Test your knowledge of English vocabulary related to travel with this gap fill exercise including definitions of related terms.



What Are the Parts of a Prepositional Phrase?

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z




Double Comparatives

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Guide to the correct and incorrect use of double comparatives in English. The form double comparative is often used to describe the incorrect use of two comparative forms together. However, double comparatives is also used to refer to the use of two comparatives within a sentence.



Paragraph Writing

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

A guide to basic paragraph construction for use in English as a second language classes focusing on the main components of standard paragraphs.



Learn how to use the verb 'be' in the past with...

2017-01-18T11:23:41Z

Beginners English guide to the past form of the verb 'to be' using was and were with follow-up quiz to practice.

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