Tag Archives: ESL Role Plays

An ESP Story About Interview Training

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! In the fall of 2013, an undergraduate student at my university in Japan approached me and asked me to coach him for a job interview with the government. I am happy to report that the student was … Continue reading

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Classroom Activity: Hiring the New ESL Instructor

Alexandra Lowe
Alexandra Lowe

Adult ESL students often have strong opinions about their current and former ESL teachers.  Why not channel that into a challenging speaking, listening, reading, and writing activity? Here’s what we did in my advanced speaking and listening class earlier this … Continue reading

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Learning English With Steve Jobs

Alexandra Lowe
Alexandra Lowe

The commencement speech that Steve Jobs gave at Stanford University in 2005 has been watched more than 11 million times on the TED Talks website, and it is a perennial favorite in my classroom.  Students from all over the world are … Continue reading

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