How to Teach Relative Clauses-The Interesting Way

Relative Clauses: We Use Them all the Time Relative clauses are important and we use them all the time in the English language.We just use them naturally, never make mistakes and use reduced relative clauses all the time without even realizing it. The problem comes when teaching relative clauses to …

Comparative Adjectives: How to Teach Them, the Awesome Way

Powering Through Comparative Adjectives My last semester teaching at a Korean university is coming to a close and in my freshman classes, we’re powering through the last little bits of Touchstone 2 before the final exams next week. Touchstone 2,  by the way is a very decent book overall and although …

ESL Vocabulary Activities: For Teenagers and Adults

Like to Save Time? Me Too! Whether you’re a first-time English teacher, an experienced but overwhelmed instructor, or someone without a textbook thrown into the sea without a life-jacket, you need more activities for your classes. If you’re tired of wading through the junk on the Internet to find the ESL …

Present Perfect and Simple Past Activity

A Fun Present Perfect and Simple Past Activity One of my favourite things to with my university students in Korea are surveys. They’re excellent for getting students up out of their seats, moving around the classroom and talking to a wide variety of people. They also encourage good listening because …