Below is a quick list of phrases you can use to create a smooth presentation by indicating to the audience through signposting, using linking words, and signalling phrases. The list can be downloaded as a PDF, click the image below … Continue reading Presentation signposting / linking words / signalling phrases cheat sheet.
As teachers, we would want to maximise all learning experiences for our students. It’s key that every class has all key ingredients for a well-crafted lesson, that’s to include, speaking, reading, writing, and listening. It’s possible to have classes that … Continue reading How To Use Presentations In The ESL/EFL Classroom
Teaching is not always about instruction giving or providing highly rigid lessons with a pre-defined outcome. From experience, the best lessons are sometimes those which are entirely student-led and without a fixed ending. Asking questions in the classroom allows students to recycle … Continue reading How to Use Conversation Questions In The ESL/EFL Classroom
Students often need phrase markers to help them promote discussion in the class. A simple categorising activity like the one below can improve the flow of conversation and make their interaction sound more natural. It’s best to use this activity just … Continue reading How to teach debate phrases
Multimedia and visuals are now the mainstay of any workplace which values employee engagement. The era of simple bar charts and graphs are being superseded by newer and more stimulating infographics. These brightly coloured and heterogeneous images have established themselves as … Continue reading How to teach with infographics in the ESL classroom
Download the entire list as a convenient PDF: Phrases for conversations, debates and discussions PDF Continue reading Phrases for conversations, debates and discussions
What is the purpose of teaching quotations? Using quotations is the cornerstone of any respectable academic essay. Knowing how to; understand the context of a quote, how it could be relevant to a large discourse and how to integrate its … Continue reading How to teach quotations in the ESL classroom