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8 Best ESL Apps for Teachers

The modern world is pretty amazing, especially when it comes to technology and how much it can help when you are looking to simplify certain parts of your life. When you can find a way to make technology part of your work day — and actually benefit from it — that’s even better.   If, as an ESL teacher, you’re looking for some advice on the best ESL apps to help make your life simpler and…
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Teaching Abroad Tips: What to Bring

If you’re thinking about how you’d like to teach English overseas, you certainly aren’t alone. You can get paid and travel at the same time, all while getting some great photos and meeting incredible people that will be in your life forever.   That being said, there…
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12 Best ESL Games to Engage Your Students

As an ESL teacher, playing games in the classroom is the best way to not only help young ones learn, but also to make learning English fun and accessible for learners of all kinds and ages. Here are some of the 12 best ESL games to make part of your activities,  guaranteed…
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How to Become an ESL Teacher?

There are a lot of people out there that want to learn how to become an ESL teacher. ESL jobs are only getting more and more popular as the world’s population looks at learning English. An ESL teacher has the responsibility of teaching English to students of all ages who are looking to understand the basic skills in the English language. Sometimes the classes can be specified in a certain…
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Teaching Abroad: 7 Things You Should Know Before Jetting Off

Now that our world is so global, connecting with others in language is even more important than ever. Many countries are eager to learn to speak English as a second language which is why there are so many teaching opportunities around the world. If you’ve grown tired of…
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10 Interesting ESL Conversation Topics to Help You Engage Your Students

When it comes to teaching ESL, whether you’ve taught before or are new to it, you need to make it fun. Kids from young to their teen years that are trying to learn English won’t find it interesting if you simply drone on and on from a book. Sure, your school might require you to use certain textbooks, but that doesn’t mean you can’t extend the lesson out to incorporate interesting topics.
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ESL Teacher Resume: A Useful Guide [Proven Templates]

Teaching English abroad is an excellent opportunity, but knowing how to present yourself in your ESL teacher resume and how your best side in front of potential employers can be challenging, especially for a lot of first-time ESL teachers.  Although there’s no…
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Can I Teach English in China Without Experience?

With the growing economy, there is also a growing demand for native English teachers in China. However, most people disqualify themselves too early because they do not have any teaching experience. The truth is, even without teaching experience, you can still work in China…
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How to Teach English to Chinese Kids More Effectively?

Teaching English to Chinese kids for the first time could be nerve-racking. I remember when I first stepped foot in a classroom, I was nervous as all get out.   Eighteen little faces, aged 8-10 looking at me….waiting, er, “Hello boys and girls! How are you??!!”     As you open up yourself, you will find affection and tenderness within just a few short hours of your first class. One…
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