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ABCs - Alphabet Resources or Ideas?

Started by NEWS NOW in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Sep 19. 76 Replies

I guess the alphabet is our bread…Continue

Tags: children, abc, kids, phonics, reading

Top 5 Game

Started by susie silver in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Sep 17. 14 Replies

Hi David Maybe its obvious to some but I'm not sure how to play and I also want to create a top 5 game as well. What is the point of it. There are always 5 answers. Do the students guess according to…Continue

Tags: 5, top

Use of L1 in the ESL classroom

Started by Evanthia Pogiatzi in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Sep 10. 4 Replies

Hi people, i'm doing a research on whether is good for English language teachers to use the L1 of the students or the target language (English) when teaching in the classroom. So i would really…Continue

Tags: teaching, methodology, language, l1

Stories to inspire and teach. Share yours.

Started by ddeubel in Teaching and Methodology. Last reply by ddeubel Jun 16. 80 Replies

 I'd like to share in this forum and would like others to share, short stories that might apply to education / teaching and that will inspire. I believe stories and a narrative are powerful, whether…Continue

Tags: hodja, tao, zen, professional_development, storytelling





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Placement tests - Level Tests

Here is where we can find/share level and placement test materials. Also students can get a free level test with a live teacher (skype) on…

Started by ddeubel

8 Feb 10
Reply by ddeubel

Online Assessments for ESL/EFL Students

This list contains various online assessments for English learners of all levels. It also includes assessments for specific purposes.

Started by Chantelle Manciel

0 Feb 1, 2012
Reply by Paul Shafft



TOEIC along with TOEFL is an important summative test of English ability/fluency.    Find here resources to support this test.  Also, THIS…

Started by ddeubel

1 May 2, 2011
Reply by ddeubel


Authentic Materials

Let's collect good ideas for lessons based on authentic materials. Here's my blog post on the subject and offering ideas.Go here for more a…

Started by ddeubel

1 Jan 19, 2011
Reply by Ellen Pham


All about Evaluation - Books / Videos / etc...

I'll be updating this with lots of materials for background about assessment in EFL / ESL. Especially videos and general reading. Andrew Fi…

Started by ddeubel

3 Jan 18, 2011
Reply by ddeubel


General Tests

Here are some excellent WIDA sample tests (just like the actual thing) which are specifically for ELLs. Use these for initial assessment an…

Started by ddeubel

3 Dec 28, 2010
Reply by ddeubel


Crazy Tests and Quizzes

A member, Loren, recently posted this "Crazy English Test" .  Really neat.  Let's post here any more crazy activities or ideas for Elementa…

Started by ddeubel

1 May 19, 2010
Reply by Loren


TOEFL Materials

Just a few to start this off...

Started by ddeubel

11 Mar 31, 2010
Reply by ddeubel

Korean College Entrance Exam

Those teaching high school know that next week is the mother of all exams, the day when the entire academic population watches with hushed…

Started by d_so

4 Nov 16, 2009
Reply by ddeubel


I am teaching a young man. He is going to take the IELTS exam in August. I figure he needs to learn lots of vocabulary for the written task…

Started by Fernando Alberto Zamora C.

0 Jul 13, 2009


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