I’ve started a somewhat regular feature where I share a few posts and resources from around the Web related to ESL/EFL or to language in general that have caught my attention:

12 Ways to Support ESL Students in the Mainstream Classroom is by Jennifer Gonzalez.

10 Habits for successful English language learning is by Nik Peachey.

This is a very interesting and useful slideshow sharing ideas on how to get second-language-learners to practice speaking. I’m adding it to The Best Sites To Practice Speaking English:

The Online Writing Lab from Excelsior College has some great resources for English Language Learners. I’m adding it to The Best Websites For K-12 Writing Instruction/Reinforcement.

Teaching academic vocabulary: a guide for beginners is an exceptional post by Adam Simpson. I’m adding it to The Best Websites For Developing Academic English Skills & Vocabulary.

Federal Officials Grant Florida Waiver on English-Learner Testing is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The “Next Generation” Of State Testing.

Teaching grammar inductively – Catherine Walter is a video from The British Council. You’ll catch the most useful info if you just watch the last five minutes. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Grammar Practice.

Making Use Of Google Translate offers some intriguing thoughts for ESL teachers. I’m adding it to The Best Sites For Learning About Google Translate & Other Forms Of Machine Translation.

Here is one I’m adding to The Best Sites For Learning About New Year Celebrations:

Happy New Year 2015! Teaching Worldwide Celebrations is by Judie Haynes.

I’m adding these next two to The Best Ways To Help Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Succeed:

New Year’s Resolutions Lesson Plan is from Tim’s Free English Plans.

Bridget Jones’s New Year’s Resolutions: Lesson Plan