5 Online Hacks for English Teachers & Students

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Elisha Anglais
21 décembre 2016
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Tired of teaching the same lessons? Want to take your English to the next level? Amp up learning with these amazing resources for English language learners!

Let’s face it- if you’re a teacher, you know that sometimes the stream of lesson plans runs dry and you’ve got two choices: create your own materials or go straight to the source. If you're a student, these teaching tools will get you the results you want ASAP.

Teachers Pay Teachers


This is my one-stop shop where I get at least 80% of my material. They offer tons of amazing ELA and ESL resources, and a lot of them are free! You can also purchase materials for extremely cheap (we’re talking 1-5 bucks) and use them over and over again. Their worksheets, task cards, discussion questions, and test prep are top-notch and they’re all created by real teachers. One of my favorite resources is This Phrasal Verb Book which contains over 100 pages of context-rich activities to help you master those tricky phrasal verbs that Americans love so much! How much does it cost? A dollar!

Waygook


This website was born out of the need for ESL teachers in Korea to share tips, tricks, and their prized English resources. There are tons of activities that are perfect for kids and beginners, and if you’re looking for games, look no further. There is one page after another of interactive ppt games as well as thematic lessons on just about everything! Everything is free- just sign up!



Film-English

Are you an independent student that loves watching videos? Check out film-english! They have dozens of short films for all levels on a variety of topics. Two of my favorites are Pay It Forward, a touching subtitled film that gets students talking about kindness, and The Gift, an animated short that will have students dying to talk about love and relationships. Watch the videos and answer the questions yourself, or use the video and accompanying discussion questions as a conversational starting point for your class.


5 Minute English

Only have a few minutes? Lucky for you, this is one website that lives up to its name. Improve your English in just 5 minutes with this website’s quick and easy mini-lessons. Lessons range from slang and idioms to pronunciation and grammar, and they can all be done during the time it takes to avoid those pesky commercial breaks! Learn how to use colors to describe emotions with Colorful Idioms or ace your job interview with this Job Interview Activity.
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Elisha

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Follow me on Twitter @misselishao https://twitter.com/misselishao I've been teaching English as a second language for just over 3 years now. I originally started teaching abroad in a traditional brick-and-mortar classroom and then made the switch to eLearning and have been enjoying every minute! I am a full-time ESL teacher, and I really love that one of the perks of my job is getting to meet incredible people from all around the world. Learning languages, traveling, and meeting interesting people are all passions of mine. I bring my passion for travel and my experience as a language learner myself to each and every lesson! My teaching philosophy is to create a comfortable, safe, and fun environment where mistakes can be made and corrected in an encouraging way. I believe in setting clearly defined goals and, through individualized lesson plans, will help you meet these goals. I strive to make lessons interesting and engaging just as much as effective. The more you look forward to our lessons, the more you will get out of it and the more likely you will be to stick with it and achieve your dream! Students of all ages, levels, and walks of life are welcome :) I can't wait to meet you!
$18.00
USD/h
Flag Anglais
États-Unis
3
Anglais
Langue maternelle
,
Espagnol
B2
Follow me on Twitter @misselishao https://twitter.com/misselishao I've been teaching English as a second language for just over 3 years now. I originally started teaching abroad in a traditional brick-and-mortar classroom and then made the switch to eLearning and have been enjoying every minute! I am a full-time ESL teacher, and I really love that one of the perks of my job is getting to meet incredible people from all around the world. Learning languages, traveling, and meeting interesting people are all passions of mine. I bring my passion for travel and my experience as a language learner myself to each and every lesson! My teaching philosophy is to create a comfortable, safe, and fun environment where mistakes can be made and corrected in an encouraging way. I believe in setting clearly defined goals and, through individualized lesson plans, will help you meet these goals. I strive to make lessons interesting and engaging just as much as effective. The more you look forward to our lessons, the more you will get out of it and the more likely you will be to stick with it and achieve your dream! Students of all ages, levels, and walks of life are welcome :) I can't wait to meet you!

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