English Pronunciation for the ESL Learner

By using a comprehensive approach towards teaching English pronunciation, the teacher can create a basis for many of the tasks in the ESL class. Pronunciation can become not only an alternative to daily grammar and structure lessons and exercises, it can also support activities such as listening comprehension and word order. Though improving pronunciation is … More English Pronunciation for the ESL Learner

Sentence Structure and Substitution Techniques in Language Learning

Most languages have a basic structure that can be recognized, learned and taken advantage of when learning to speak them. This structure is often diagrammed into grammatical components, such as nouns, verbs, subjects and predicates. However, at any level of language learning, you can take advantage of the most simple of sentence structures and develop … More Sentence Structure and Substitution Techniques in Language Learning

How to Create a Useful Language Learning Journal

A language learning journal is a study tool that is helpful in developing habits and keeping record of your achievements while studying a new language. It is an addition to the text, notebooks and binder of homework assignments. It serves as a day-to-day reminder of what you have learned, what you should remember, where you were … More How to Create a Useful Language Learning Journal

Techniques for Building Trust and Understanding with ESL Learners

Okay, I’m being a bit lazy, but I like this one too. I promise to review these to see if I can make them more fun to read; as they are, they certainly sound like content farm writing. In any case, the ideas in these articles reflect many of the general thoughts, expectations I held … More Techniques for Building Trust and Understanding with ESL Learners