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Tag Archives: Teaching Vocabulary
Hello and welcome to another edition of the TESOL Games and Learning Blog! Today, we’ll take a look at a popular online game that we can use for practicing vocabulary with our multilingual language learners.
Vocabulary remains a major factor in English learners (ELs) learning grade-level content. Here, I share two strategies that will pave the way for your ELs to use their previous knowledge to acquire their second language content. Learning logs are a … Continue reading
If teachers of multilingual learners (MLLs), whether they are in the general education classroom or in an ESL class, want to help MLLs to understand content-area texts, they need to use strategies that help students gain new academic vocabulary. Here … Continue reading
“How do you teach vocabulary to your ELs?” Darlyne de Hann asked this question at the end of her 5 October TESOL blog. One good answer is to ensure students get numerous opportunities to practice using the words you’re teaching. … Continue reading
I am very excited about the topics for the next two months because I will be focusing on strategies that all teachers can use to help English learners (ELs) be successful contributors in the science classroom no matter their level … Continue reading
There are so many online resources out there for vocabulary teaching that it can be overwhelming. So, to help, I’ve picked my top three to share with you today (with two honorable mentions). Along with these resources, I’d like to … Continue reading
One of the most common challenges in writing is coming up with the “right” word. Indeed, having a good command of vocabulary is a crucial precondition for success in writing, not only in a second language but also in a … Continue reading
A guest post by Elizabeth Mosaidis In this blog, Elizabeth Mosaidis shares how she used the free online mind-mapping tool Coggle to help her ESL/EFL students better learn vocabulary and improve their essay writing. After reading some disappointing essays in … Continue reading