You can use this ESL Sitemap to find your way around the Teaching ESL to Adults website.
If you still cannot find what you need, try my ESL Search Engine page to search this site and/or search the Internet for more EFL/ESL-related information.
Here's a list of the most useful ESL acronyms and abbreviations for ESL and EFL teachers.
Differences between EFL and ESL
Differences between EFL and ESL primarily relate to where English is being taught. TEFL is taught in a non-English speaking country. TESL is taught in an English-speaking country.
A list of the basic qualities and characteristics of a good ESL teacher or tutor.
A description of the basic duties of ESL teachers. Work settings include universities, adult schools, K-12, non-profit organizations, private tutoring, etc.
Tips on how to start teaching ESL. ESL/EFL teachers can work in universities, public schools, private language schools, and as private tutors.
TESOL Certificate Course Criteria
What to look for when choosing a TESOL, TESL, or TEFL course online or on-site.
Which of these two TESOL certificates is best for you?
What does TEFL accreditation mean and is it important in choosing a TESOL course?
Alphabetical list of all CELTA course locations around the world, with contact information.
Past Tense Pronunciation of -ed Endings
English past tense pronunciation is often challenging for ESL or EFL students. Simple Past Tense verb endings have three endings: /id/, /t/ and /d/.
One of the first steps in teaching pronunciation to ESL students is teaching the concept of voiced and unvoiced sounds. This will help with past tense pronunciation and other pronunciation challenges.
ESL students need to be taught how to determine whether a past tense verb has a voiced or unvoiced -ed ending. This teaches the student how to correctly pronounce Simple Past tense verbs.
Using Tongue Twisters for Pronunciation
How to use popular tongue twisters for pronunciation practice for ESL students.
Here's the verb tense list you need for teaching ESL to adults. The basic verb tenses are Past, Present and Future, but there are a total of twelve basic grammar tenses that need to be taught.
Here's a comprehensive list of irregular verbs for you and your English language learners.
When teaching ESL verb tenses to adults, verb conjugation is only the beginning of the lesson. You also need to teach the functions of the verb tenses, as well as each form of the verb tense.
Making the Best ESL Lesson Plans
The best ESL lesson plans are learner-centered and focus on the needs of the student. Every lesson plan should have a topic, objectives, tasks, and an evaluation.
Teaching Reading to ESL Students
A list of steps for developing lesson plans teaching reading to ESL students. How to prepare ESL reading activities and ESL beginning reading exercises.
What is an ESL cloze exercise? ESL cloze exercises and worksheets can be used for lessons, quizzes and tests. ESL cloze worksheets can consist of sentences, paragraphs or passages and can be used for any ESL grammar point.
Free ESL and EFL worksheets for beginners, intermediate, and advanced students. How to use worksheets as teaching tools. List of additional sites with 100's of printable handouts.
How to use present tense verb worksheets for ESL or EFL learners. List of printable worksheets.
An ESL textbook evaluation of essential ESL textbooks and ESL grammar books and dictionaries for ESL teachers and students.
The Best ESL Dictionary is not specifically an ESL dictionary. The best English dictionary for ESL/EFL teachers and students is Longman Advanced American Dictionary. Learn why.
Resources for Teaching Adults ESL/EFL
This is a list of other websites I think are useful for teaching ESL and EFL.
ESL Teaching Tips Ezine/Newsletter
This is the page to sign up to receive a periodic email from me with additional tips and tools. Plus you'll receive a free book of ESL worksheets for adults.
This is the Table of Contents for the ezines/newsletters I've sent out. It has links to the full text of all previous editions. (I've gotten behind on this page...)
About "Teaching ESL to Adults"
Here's information about the "Teaching ESL to Adults" site and the ESL teacher behind the site (which is me, Debra).
This is the contact page for this site. Please contact me if you have any corrections, questions, suggestions, or comments about this site.
This is the page for other webmasters to submit websites for a possible link exchange. Even if you're not a webmaster, if you find a site that you think would be a great ESL resource for others, please let me know.
Okay, I've let this page get behind, but there are a couple of good snippets there.
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