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The Web in the ESL Classroom – Teaching English with Technology

Using technology in the ESL classroom - Internet in the ESL classroomToday, teachers around the world are able to access Internet technology for use in the language classroom.  The availability and variety of internet-based resources for language study increases on a daily basis.

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TESOL Icebreaker: Handshakes

Icebreaker ESL ActivityThere are many excellent icebreaker activities and game ideas for those first class meetings.  Sometimes, though, a simple handshake can be a very good way to quickly build rapport and capture the interest of your students from the very first class.

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TESOL: Developing Rapport – Classroom Management

Classroom Management - Develop Rapport with ESL Students TESOL course tipsWhen ESL students are asked to describe a favourite teacher or a teacher they feel they learned a lot from, they often describe someone who was kind, funny, or nice. In other words, good rapport is often the first thing that comes to mind.  Establishing and maintaining a positive rapport with your students not only leaves a lasting impression on them, it also facilitates learning in the classroom.

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