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29
JUL
2021

Listening to ‘This I Believe’ and Our Students in ESL Classes

However, finding authentic and compelling listening materials may prove challenging for many English teachers.  "This I Believe" remains a favorite resource and speaking skills activity. The eclectic collection of personal reflections encourages active learning too.What are your...
28
JUL
2016
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Using Photography as a Conversation Topic – in English!

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what are they? How can we use photographs as a conversation tool in our English classrooms?
26
AUG
2019

Explore Icebreakers Together in Your English Class

Sometimes simple, flexible questions can create compelling conversations. How can we integrate more icebreakers into our English lesson plans?
23
AUG
2019

Now Available: Creating Compelling Conversations Activity Sampler

Are you looking for free, fun and communicative activities to try in your English classes this fall? Check out our free activity sampler from Creating Compelling Conversations!
28
JUN
2019

Creating Compelling Conversations Units Now on Teachers Pay Teachers!

Lessons from Creating Compelling Conversations are now available on our TPT store. What compelling conversations will you create with your English students this summer?
05
JUL
2019

New Release: Creating Compelling Conversations Out July 15th!

Create more compelling conversations with your English students! Our upcoming activity book features over 75 reproducible exercises for intermediate and advanced learners.
12
MAY
2018

Teaching Matters: Creating Student-Centered Materials for Your English Classroom

“Be curious, not judgemental.” —Walt Whitman (1819-1892), American poet What makes classroom materials “student-centered”? How do fluency-focused materials help create a livelier learning environment? While the web allows English teachers to individualize instruction to an...
10
OCT
2014

Search and Share exercises enhance learning resources

Explore with Search and Share worksheets   Photo Source: Photo taken by Nicola Sapiens De Mitri“In any field, find the strangest thing and then explore it.” -John Archibald Wheeler (1911-2008) American theoretical physicistWe live in a world full of wonderful resources...
10
JAN
2017
Compelling Conversations Vietnam Book Cover

Compelling Conversations – Vietnam is here!

Become who you want to be – in English! Vietnamese teachers of English: are you developing a more fluency-focused curriculum for your ESL/EFL class this fall? Are you seeking new, engaging communicative activities that encourage class discussions? How about flexible lesson plans...
04
SEP
2015
Happy Friends Studying Together

How do you flip your English class? What homework activities do you use to spark lively small group discussions in class?

How do you create lively small group discussions in your English class? What homework do you find most likely to spark student-led conversations? Are you interested in flipping your ESL class so English language learners collect information outside of class and share the...
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