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Five 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 2018 – So Far and The Best Resources, Articles & Blog Posts For Teachers Of ELLs In 2017 – Part Two. Also, check out A Collection Of My Best Resources On Teaching English Language Learners.

In addition, look for our new book on teaching ELLs, which was published in the Spring of 2018.

Here are this week’s choices:

Refugee teens in Austrian schools straddle different worlds is from The Washington Post. The issues discussed will be familiar to U.S. ELL teachers.

Humanising Language Teaching, my favorite ESL/ELL journal, has just published its December issue.

The MINI Lesson | Literacy Instruction and English Learners: Series, Part 2 of… is by Valentina Gonzalez.

Linguacuisine is a site that using cooking to help teach English and other languages. Thanks to Nik Peachey for the tip.

Recognizing Gifted English Learners is from Language Magazine.

How I teach lexicogrammar (PART 2) – The 8 tenets of Extensive Processing Instruction in the novice-to-intermediate classroom is by Gianfranco Conti.

I’m adding this video to The Best Resources For Helping Beginner ELLs Learn About Christmas:

I’m adding this next tweet to The Best Resources For Learning About The Importance Of Prior Knowledge (& How To Activate It):