Recommended Resources For English Language Teachers
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ESL Teaching Resources

Lesson Activities | Lesson Plans | Classroom and Teacher Resources | Theory and Research | Additional Resources

Select one of the five categories below to expand the list of ESL Teaching Resources.

Lesson Activities

16 Resources

Lesson activities include games, puzzles, and warm-ups, as well as activities to teach and practice each of the core skills of language learning: speaking, listening, writing, reading, grammar, and vocabulary. These activities can be used as a component of a lesson, as homework for extra practice, or they can be developed into a complete lesson.

Lesson Plans

14 Resources

Full lesson plans and templates for all levels of English skill: beginner, intermediate, and advanced, as well as lesson plans for mixed-level classes and plans that can be adapted for any level. Each of these lesson plans can be used as a stand-alone lesson, or they can be combined with other lessons and integrated into a full unit.

Classroom and Teacher Resources

41 Resources

Resources for use in an ESL classroom, including flashcards, printable images, game resources, and online quizzes. This section also includes reference materials for ESL teachers, including explanations of English grammar.

Theory and Research

2 Resources

Current research into second language acquisition, intelligence, learning theory, and behavior management. Teaching and educational theory is an important component of any teacher's training and professional development.

Additional Resources

7 Resources

Resources for teachers, including job postings, travel sites, and general ESL portal sites.