Six 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 2019 – PART ONE and THE BEST RESOURCES, ARTICLES & BLOG POSTS FOR TEACHERS OF ELLS IN 2019 – PART TWO.
In addition, look for our new book on teaching ELLs, which was published in the Spring of 2018 and learn about our next book.
Here are this week’s choices:
5 Effective Modeling Strategies for English Learners is from Edutopia. I’m adding it to THE BEST RESOURCES TO LEARN ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF TEACHER MODELING.
SpolinBot is an “improvisational” chatbot. You can read more about it at Move over, Siri! Researchers develop improv-based Chatbot. I’m adding it to The Best Online “Chatbots” For Practicing English.
Useful links on racism in ELT is from Sandy Millin.
OneStop English has lots of lesson resources.
Off2Class is a well thought-of support site for ELL teachers, and they now have a free plan worth checking out.
This is definitely not a “funny” video to show ELLs, which are the kinds of videos I usually share, but it would certainly get their attention and they could talk and write about what happened:
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