The best ESL / EFL homework ideas that require no marking 2018

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ESL EFL homework ideas

Homework is an important part of study but it can be overwhelming for a TEFL teacher with a mountain of exercise books to mark. To avoid this, smart ESL teachers should set some (if not, the bulk) of their homework assignments as independent study which the teacher does not have to correct. Here are the best resources in 2018.


Free TEFL resources online for your EFL/ESL students

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Free resources for ESL students

Learning a foreign language is a steep mountain to climb. Along the journey, it’s important to get your ESL students to research English grammar and vocabulary independently or you, the TEFL teacher, will have to push everyone up the incline alone (and probably burn out in the process). Here are some of the best ESL resource sites.


The Ultimate ESL Teaching Manual presents: The big list of English collocations

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The big list of collocations ESL/EFL teaching

Collocations are verb + noun or verb + adjective combinations that make an expression. They are one of the keys to learning to speak English well and if you teach them in your lessons your students will love you for it. This list includes over 80 collocations and now here they are ready for you fellow TEFL/EFL teachers. To make things extra easy, you'll can download a PDF handout below to use in your class. Enjoy!


TEFL Tips: How to practice questions

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TEFL tips: how to practice questions how to teach ESL/EFL

Compared to other European languages, questions in English are hard. The subject and the verb swap places, there is the added ‘do’ or ‘does’ and prepositions go at the end. For this reason, you must make question practice an integral part of every TEFL lesson and here is how to do it.


5# Killer ESL speaking activities that require no preparation

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TEFL speaking activities

A good speaking activity makes an ESL lesson but it doesn't have to take a lot of time to prepare. In fact, the more you step back from an activity, the more you will engage your students as you give them space to use their imaginations. Follow this five activities to get your students speaking requiring no preparation from the teacher.


The ultimate guide to teaching English as a foreign language (TEFL) in Spain

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teach english in spain

So you’re thinking about becoming an ESL English teacher in Spain? Well many people do and for good reasons: Spain is a beautiful country, its food is amazing and, with the second highest number of native speakers in the world, Spanish is a very useful language to learn. But what can you expect from teaching English in Spain? Well, take a look at this guide to find out.


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