How do I make ESL classes more fun?

How do I make ESL classes more fun?

Teaching Strategies to Make Your Class More Fun

  1. Incorporate Mystery Into Your Lessons.
  2. Don’t Repeat Classroom Material.
  3. Create Classroom Games.
  4. Give Your Students Choices.
  5. Use Technology.
  6. Don’t Take Teaching so Seriously.
  7. Make Your Lessons Interactive.
  8. Relate Material to Your Students’ Lives.

How can I improve my STT?

Try These 7 Techniques to Increase Student Talking Time

  1. Give them time to answer.
  2. Don’t answer every single question yourself.
  3. Use pair or groupwork.
  4. Have them read/explain instructions.
  5. Ask open-ended instead of yes/no questions.
  6. Say only what is necessary.
  7. Don’t tell, elicit.

What is STT and TTT?

Teacher talking time (TTT) is the time that teachers spend talking in class, while student-talking time (STT) is the time the students spend talking in the class.

How to start a conversation in ESL class?

First, print the conversation topics below. Second, cut each topic and put them in a hat. Finally, have them attached at your hip whenever you’re in need. You can either open the whole classroom for discussion or have them speak in pairs. Furthermore, these ESL conversation topics are great for filling in any extra time at the end

How many conversation questions are there in ESL for adults?

The next time you’re stuck coming up with a good conversation starter while practicing your English, try picking something from this list of 24 ESL conversation questions for adults (update: here are another 84 conversation questions ). You can even print the questions out so you can easily reference them.

What to do in conversation class for B1 +?

A simple conversation activity I designed as a follow-up to my previous post entitled “A Weekend Off”. It can be used with B1+ students. Students discuss various topics related to parenthood, kids and growing up. Download the handout below: Put students in pairs or small groups and have them discuss the questions.

What should students do in the conversation class?

Students decide to what extent they agree with different statements on the topic of summer activities and holidays and then share their views with their classmates. Download the PowerPoint and student handout below: