Two years ago I began this 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.
You might also be interested in The Best Resources, Articles & Blog Posts For Teachers Of ELLs In 2015 – So Far and The Best Websites For English Language Learner Students In 2015 – So Far.
Here are this week’s choices:
34 experts offer their tips for English fluency is from Fluency MC (my tip is included).
White House, Ed. Dept. Partner to Address Needs of Black English-Language Learners is from Education Week.
Gif Lingua is now open for business! is from David Deubelbeiss.
Unaccompanied Minors Face Uneven Experiences in U.S. Schools is from Ed Week. I’m adding it to The Best Resources For Learning About The Children Refugee Crisis At The U.S. Southern Border.
I’ve written a lot about games Jimmy Fallon plays on the Late Show that are useful as language-learning exercises. Even though everybody is familiar with Pictionary, I thought I’d share this clip of him playing it this week:
Don’t miss our latest free online course, Understanding Language. Starts 19 Oct! http://t.co/gMzV7ceisa #EFL #TESOL pic.twitter.com/nLOR0EqV9p
— TeachingEnglish (@TeachingEnglish) October 14, 2015
Many Eng-spking Ss need lang support. English isn’t main language at home for 21 percent in America http://t.co/mZLwvy774a via @washtimes
— Jana Echevarria, PhD (@Jechev) October 10, 2015
I’m adding this tweet to A Very, Very Beginning List Of The Best Resources On Bullying — Please Suggest More:
8 Tips to Protect ELLs from Bullying | http://t.co/0j4aIRNsRh #ELL #ELLChat #stopbullying #bullyingpreventionmonth #ELLs #bullying
— Colorín Colorado (@ColorinColorado) October 7, 2015