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7 Non-Trivial Online ESL Games - TEFL Blog


Tue, 15 Sep 2020 Elizaveta Pachina TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas 7 Non-Trivial Online ESL Games There are many famous games used by TEFL teachers that students know like the back of their hand. If you want to change up your online lessons and bring even more fun in your teaching, check out these seven non-trivial online ESL games to help you in every stage of the TEFL class. Table of Contents Listen to this blog post: 1. Connect The Dots 2. Simon Says 3. Online Word Chain 4. Catchphrase 5. I Went to The Market and Bought 6. Don't Say Yes or No 7. Would You Rather? Do you want to teach English abroad or online? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! Listen to this blog post: 1. Connect The Dots ...  [Read more]

Top 3 ESL Games for Teaching Online - TEFL Blog


Tue, 08 Aug 2023 Sara Stojanovic TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Top 3 ESL Games for Teaching Online With the introduction of technology, teaching English as a foreign language has changed a lot. Computers opened many new doors for both the teacher and the students. Technology has allowed us to use many resources that were unavailable before. Table of Contents Kahoot Scavenger Hunt Tow Truths One Lie Conclusion Are you ready to teach English as a foreign language? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! With the outbreak of the pandemic, most of the language teaching and learning switched to the online variant. Despite having all the previously stated advantages, online language teaching can be challenging as well....  [Read more]

The Importance of Using Online ESL Games in TEYL - TEFL Blog


Mon, 29 Jun 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences The Importance of Using Online ESL Games in TEYL When it comes to learning ESL, most learners associate it with memorizing spelling rules, doing countless grammar exercises, making abstract speaking topics, and translating sentences from L1 into English. In these, there is little or no listening and speaking practice involved, making English just one of the numerous boring school subjects. However, there is so much more to learning and activating the language if the fun element is involved. This doesn't only include traditional classroom games but also learning both at school and home with the usage of modern technology. Most children born in the 2000s have grown up using iPads and mobile phones, which makes them much more...  [Read more]

Online ESL Game Design Workshop for Teachers - TEFL Blog


Thu, 29 Apr 2021 Federico Riva Teaching Ideas Online ESL Game Design Workshop for Teachers Hello everybody and welcome to the ITTT weekly live stream. It's Liza here and I'm super excited that this stream happens every week and we can talk about teaching and TEFL and stuff like that. So welcome and thank you for joining me. Table of Contents Watch the live session here Are you ready to teach English abroad or online? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! Today, we are going to talk about online ESL game design. Last week I started showing you the game I was designing, it was Monopoly. Today I'm going to show you the outcome of the game and also tell you a little bit more about online game design. Watch the live session here Thanks a...  [Read more]

Online ESL Game Design Workshop For Teachers - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Online ESL Game Design Workshop for Teachers   Hello everybody and welcome to the ITTT weekly live stream. It's Liza here and I'm super excited that this stream happens every week and we can talk about teaching and TEFL and stuff like that. So welcome and thank you for joining me. Today, we are going to talk about online ESL game design. Last week I started showing you the game I was designing, it was Monopoly. Today I'm going to show you the outcome of the game and also tell you a little bit more about online game design. Thanks a lot for letting me know that you are watching and right now please let me know at what stage of your ESL career you are at. As for me, I'm an online ESL teacher currently. I used to teach in a real classroom several years ago, but then I decided to...  [Read more]

Online Esl Game Design Workshop For Teachers Miro Canva Power Point - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Online ESL Game Design Workshop for Teachers | Miro Canva Power Point   Open description to navigate through the chapters! ✅ This live session will talk about game design for online ESL lessons based on a famous board game - Monopoly. As a bonus, everyone who'll stay till the end of the event will get a Monopoly template for Miro! #TEFL#BestTEFL #TeachEnglishOnline Are you ready to teach English abroad or online? Click here and get started today: https://bit.ly/37gs5vO What is TEFL Certification? Where is it valid: https://bit.ly/36ma2Fg Check out our wide range of TEFL Courses: https://bit.ly/3ltqt73 Teach English online from anywhere you want: https://bit.ly/3ltqEPL Mentioned in the video: Canva 30-days trial for amazing visual design: https://bit.ly/3rlsQf0 Miro...  [Read more]

6 Exciting Online Classroom Activities - TEFL Blog


Wed, 15 Jul 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas 6 Exciting Online Classroom Activities Throughout this course, I have set my sight on becoming an online teacher for young learners. I have done extensive research on different classroom activities for teaching online and have found six different ones that I like. This summative is based solely on teaching online meaning both the teacher and student are doing 100% of the work online. Table of Contents 1. My window, my world 2. Five clicks away 3. Extensive News Reading 4. That's my line 5. Binomials 6. Parting gifts Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Danielle C. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs...  [Read more]

Top 3 Tools For Creating Interactive EFL Activities - TEFL Blog


Mon, 24 Aug 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Top 3 Tools For Creating Interactive EFL Activities The online mode of teaching has become a primary one in the COVID-19 era. For many teachers, remote work is not easy especially due to a different approach to creating materials. Table of Contents Listen to this blog post: 1. Google Slides 2. LearningApps 3. WordWall Do you want to teach English abroad or online? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! Listen to this blog post: If you still struggle with games and activities for your activate phase of the lesson, take a look at the following three tools that can help you to versatile your Zoom classes and make your students super happy! 1. Google Slides Yes, it's...  [Read more]

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Elizaveta Pachina Liza is a translator, freelancer and ESL teacher from Russia. She had been teaching in a Chinese bilingual school for more than two years and recently moved to Thiland to run her blog about teaching and freelance job. Read my articles 5 ESL Classroom Halloween Decor Ideas | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our TEFL experts share five Halloween decor ideas for your ESL classroom. Get inspired and create incredible atmosphere of this fun holiday. 7 Easy Ways to Make Money Online as an English Teacher | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Budget and Salary TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas This blog post was written by an ITTT TEFL expert who shares 7 ideas on how to make...  [Read more]

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Linda Dunsmore ITTT TEFL Linda is a passionate traveler, language learner and TEFL teacher. After spending some time teaching in China, she moved to Korea in 2015. She now calls South Korea her home. Read my articles How to Motivate High School Students in the ESL Classroom | ITTT | TEFL Blog Linda Dunsmore Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Are you teaching high schoolers and aren't seeing high participation rates? Here are some of the best ways how to motivate high school students in the ESL classroom. In-class and online TEFL/TESOL courses: What’s the Difference? | ITTT | TEFL Blog Linda Dunsmore TEFL Information There are three different ways to earn a TEFL/TESOL certificate. The benefits of each course depend on the needs of the trainee, but each option has something to...  [Read more]

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Elizaveta Pachina Liza is a translator, freelancer and ESL teacher from Russia. She had been teaching in a Chinese bilingual school for more than two years and recently moved to Thiland to run her blog about teaching and freelance job. Read my articles Common English Pronunciation Issues for Native Italian Speakers | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences This article was written by our TEFL graduate shares their experience of working with Italian students. The Principles of Motivating in the ESL Class | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences Motivating students is extremely important. How to do it successfully? Read in this blog post. Why Phonetics and Phonology are Fundamental for Pronunciation | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Teaching...  [Read more]

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Sara Stojanovic Sara Stojanovic is an English teacher from Serbia who is passionate about imparting her knowledge to learners of all ages and assisting them in mastering their command of the English language. Sara enjoys reading, journaling, and spending time with her friends in her free time. Read my articles Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences in the Classroom | ITTT | TEFL Blog Sara Stojanovic TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Explore Gardner's 8 intelligences and tailor your teaching methods to tap into students' unique strengths for effective learning. Teaching Language Skills: Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening | ITTT | TEFL Blog Sara Stojanovic TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Unlock the power of language education!...  [Read more]

Last posts written by Federico from: 156


Federico Riva Read my articles Live TEFL Talk: How to teach English in Asia | ITTT | TEFL Blog Federico Riva Destinations TEFL Information Are you interested in teaching English in Asia? TEFL expert Linda from ITTT shares the ultimate guide to teaching English as a foreign language in one of the most intriguing regions of the world! Live TEFL Q&A: We Answer All Your TEFL/TESOL Questions | ITTT | TEFL Blog Federico Riva TEFL Information Check out this live session where we answer your most burning questions about teaching English, TEFL/TESOL, and everything in between! Advanced English Grammar for Non-Native ESL Teachers | ITTT | TEFL Blog Federico Riva Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Are you a non-native English teacher? Is your English level quite advanced, but you...  [Read more]

Fun Esl Activities For Interactive Online Lessons - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


5 Fun ESL Activities for Interactive Online Lessons   Online ESL Activities: Are you an online English teacher? Do you want your students to enjoy and have fun? Then, this live stream is for you! Our TEFL/TESOL expert, Liza, will share five interactive activities that you will be able to use at your next class. Great news that these games will suit any age group and level. Don't miss! #TEFL#BestTEFL #TeachEnglishOnline 00:00-00:48 Mic was off 00:48-01:00 Intro Are you ready to teach English abroad or online? Click here and get started today: https://bit.ly/37gs5vO What is TEFL Certification? Where is it valid: https://bit.ly/36ma2Fg Check out our wide range of TEFL Courses: https://bit.ly/3ltqt73 Teach English online from anywhere you want: https://bit.ly/3ltqEPL Register now &...  [Read more]

Playing Games in an ESL Classroom - TEFL Blog


Mon, 01 Mar 2021 Elizaveta Pachina TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Playing Games in an ESL Classroom "Play is our brain's favorite way of learning" – Diane Ackerman. Table of Contents Game Rules Adaptability to Age Differences Other Groups Types Are you ready to teach English abroad or online? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Danila E. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. I could not agree more with the quote above as playing games in the classroom has many advantages:The main thing needed for a successful process of learning is, of course, motivation. And playing games certainly increases...  [Read more]

Tefl reviews - Games In The Classroom Efl - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Games in the Classroom   What are ESL games? ESL games are games that can be used in the classroom to practice certain language points and encourage active and creative communication between your students. There are many different games created specifically for use in the English language classroom that can be found online or in any number of resource books. But we are not limited only to those games designed for the class. The majority of games that we played as children or still play as adults can be adapted and used in lessons. Whether games are co-operative or competitive, they provide students with a goal and in the English classroom this goal can only be reached by using the English they have learnt. Common Misconceptions about games in the classroom. "Games are fun but...  [Read more]

Games in the Classroom: What are EFL games? - TEFL Blog


Thu, 07 Feb 2019 Linda Dunsmore Teaching Ideas Games in the Classroom: What are EFL games? ESL games are games that can be used in the classroom to practice certain language points and encourage active and creative communication between your students. Table of Contents Common misconceptions about games in the classroom How to use games in the classroom Good resources for games to use in the EFL classroom Listen to this blog post Get creative and have fun while teaching English abroad! Related Articles: There are many different games created specifically for use in the English language classroom that can be found online or in any number of resource books. But we are not limited only to those games designed for the class; the majority of games that we played as children or still play...  [Read more]

Tefl reviews - Productive Receptive Skills/games Classroom - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Productive and Receptive Skills in the ESL Classroom - Games In The Classroom   Throughout section on the teaching of productive skills and the teaching of receptive skills our activate activities will usually involve some form of game and our final consideration here will be the use of games in the classroom. We can start with a definition of what we actually mean by a game and it basically has three components. A game is an activity that has rules it should have for its purpose in the classroom a teaching point and by nature to the fact that it's a game it should also include an element of fun. So that will be our working definition for a game that we're going to use in the classroom. There are many different types of games and they range between the competitive and those will...  [Read more]

TEFL Lemon is a one-stop solution for TEFL teachers - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


TEFL Lemon TEFL Lemon began in 2014 as an ESL blog on the WeChat platform in China, quickly becoming the biggest ESL blog on WeChat. TEFL Lemon provided English teachers with ELT articles to read and share, as well as free ESL lesson ideas, ESL games and fun speaking activities which TEFL teachers could use in their classes. English teachers in China could also download free ESL flashcards on a variety of themes. Following their success on the WeChat platform, in 2018, TEFL Lemon decided to build their own website to offer their ESL Flashcard Games for Kids, ESL Warmers, ESL games and speaking activities for teens and adults for free to TEFL teachers around the world. You can visit their website here. Not only do TEFL Lemon offer teachers brilliant ESL games and teaching ideas, but they...  [Read more]

Games as a Game-Changer in an ESL Classroom - TEFL Blog


Mon, 14 Oct 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Games as a Game-Changer in an ESL Classroom There are many benefits to using games in the classroom, including the creation of an engaging learning experience for students, a positive learning environment, and the potential for students to practice real-life situations with instant feedback. Also, gamification of learning can use students' natural inclination for socialization, achievement, and award. Thus, games can be a great tool for teaching English as a foreign language. Table of Contents Reasons to use games Ready-to-use games Games in grammar and vocabulary teaching Pitfalls of using games Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Tassyn...  [Read more]

ESL Games For Better Teaching Results - TEFL Blog


Wed, 31 Mar 2021 Elizaveta Pachina TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas ESL Games For Better Teaching Results Games are seen as time wasted. According to my, it is a pointless prejudice. Because some people suppose playing games in the classroom can only be as computer games; on the contrary, fun in the school is more instructive for students' self-improvement. Meanwhile, the research has shown that the classroom games affect students positively, such as having more motivation, having a controlled competitive environment, strategy simulator, peer positive, less stress, enhanced memory, class cooperation, and new knowledge. We will see how games are essential in our education. Table of Contents Motivation Methodology Benefits Are you ready to teach English abroad or...  [Read more]

ESL Classroom Gamification: ✅ Pros and Cons - TEFL Blog


Tue, 23 Mar 2021 Elizaveta Pachina TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas ESL Classroom Gamification: ✅ Pros and Cons I am an English teacher for preschool children in a small village. My students are excited about the new English subject. However, after a period of studying, they become tired and distracted. "This is hard" or "why don't we play games?", My student said. I have found that traditional teaching methods make children feel bored and hard to absorb. So why don't we use games in the classroom? I tried applying some preschool games to the lesson. My students were thrilled and excited about the games. Table of Contents Classroom dynamics Ideas for different lesson stages Are you ready to teach English abroad or online? Related Articles: Check out what our...  [Read more]

Game On – Using Icebreaker Games in the ESL Classroom - TEFL Blog


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 Linda Dunsmore Alumni Experiences Game On – Using Icebreaker Games in the ESL Classroom We must up our game as ESL teachers in the 21st century – both figuratively and literally. I use games to engage students and promote learning in my classroom for a wide range of learning objectives. Below is a short list of icebreaker games that I regularly use in my classroom, and I will discuss the learning target(s) that each game aims to facilitate and deliver as well as the context in which the game is used. Since I work with high school age and adult students, the games are geared for English Language Learners in these age groups. As learning communities become more globalized and data give more information on how people learn, one major challenge I find with...  [Read more]

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The Best Teaching Ideas for TEFL Teachers 8 Effective Reward Systems for ESL Learners in an Online Classroom Anna Domiczek Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Reward systems can be a very powerful tool for teachers in an online environment. Having a reward system for your students is essential because it encourages even the more shy and reserved young learners to participate in their virtual English lessons. Top 6+ Tips to Design Effective Lessons for Your Online Classes Pritam Nagrale Teaching Ideas How to design effective lessons for an online class? Is it that easy? I will try and answer both these questions in this article while providing six topmost tips that might help you create superb and engaging lessons for your online classes. Puppets as a Teaching Tool in the...  [Read more]

Games in The ESL Classroom: ✅ Common Misconceptions - TEFL Blog


Wed, 17 Mar 2021 Elizaveta Pachina TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Games in The ESL Classroom: ✅ Common Misconceptions Let's think about a definition of the word 'game' and try to find it in dictionaries or encyclopedias. We will see that apart from amusement value, a game is considered to be a valuable educational tool. Undoubtedly different games are used mainly to entertain and bring fun, and only the secondary aim can be perceived as having teaching or educational significance. Whether students can or cannot understand the teacher's hidden purpose in applying games during a lesson, the process will bring fun, relaxation, and interaction. At the same time, the result will be meaningful and long-lasting. Table of Contents Are games for children only? Games as...  [Read more]

How can Game-Based Learning be Helpful to EFL Students? - TEFL Blog


Wed, 29 Jan 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas How can Game-Based Learning be Helpful to EFL Students? Games are a useful tool for teachers of EFL students because they help with motivation, engagement, and graceful failure (Plass 260-261). I will present a successful example of a teacher using games in an adult grammar class from Indonesia. Second, since I plan to teach online EFL students, I will present free digital games online teachers can use in their virtual classrooms. Table of Contents Advantages of the Theory The First Research Popular Games Access to Materials My Choice Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Christopher C. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily...  [Read more]

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The Best Teaching Ideas for TEFL Teachers Teaching English to Adult Students Online Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas This blog post is devoted to the topic of online teaching. Our TEFL graduate shares their ideas on how to work with students online. Volunteer Teaching: A Meaningful Exchange Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas This blog post was written by our TEFL graduate who told about their experience in volunteer teaching. Top Tips for Teaching Reading to Younger Groups of Students Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this article, you will find information on how to teach reading to young students effectively. The Importance of Game-Based Learning in the Classroom Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas This blog post is based on our TEFL student's experience of...  [Read more]

Most Popular Games in the ESL Teaching - TEFL Blog


Thu, 06 Jun 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences Most Popular Games in the ESL Teaching To begin with, I' like to say that I'm pretty excited about writing this summary since this course was an interesting online journey and there are some things to share, indeed. Table of Contents Role of Games Personal Experience Power of Games Are you ready to teach English all over the world? Related Articles: Listen to this blog post: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Denys L. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. Role of Games The games play an extremely important role in teaching and particularly/especially during my classes! I consider this to be not just one of the teaching techniques, but the solid,...  [Read more]

Why Games are an Integral Part of ESL Classrooms - TEFL Blog


Tue, 17 Sep 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Why Games are an Integral Part of ESL Classrooms Learning an unfamiliar language is no easy feat and with the globalization of the English language, more and more people are faced with the task of learning English to better their lives. It is no secret that English is one of the more difficult languages to learn given its many peculiarities and the lack of clues to pronunciation. This makes learning English not only more complicated but often frustrating for students who have difficulties understanding certain concepts. This is where games can have a huge impact. Table of Contents Motivation and Interest Confidence Needs Useful Materials Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written...  [Read more]

ESL Games as The Best Tool to Stimulate English Learning Process - TEFL Blog


Tue, 27 Apr 2021 Elizaveta Pachina TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas ESL Games as The Best Tool to Stimulate English Learning Process As teachers, one of our biggest goals while teaching English to a class or individual is to keep them engaged and motivated during the lesson while also making them feel comfortable and confident as they learn. There are three critical ways in which playing games in the classroom can help effectively promote speaking English. By playing "warming" games, students can become more comfortable around teachers and students, making them more likely to participate during lessons. They can also keep students motivated and play a significant role during the "Engage" and "Activate" phase of the ESA approach. Table of Contents Engagement Stage...  [Read more]

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