Can you recommend resources?

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Can you recommend resources?

Unread post by sheliphant »

Hi all,

I am a trainee teacher, and am going to Bangalore with my university in the summer, to take part in a project sharing experiences of teaching with other professionals in a school there.

We have been asked to take with us some resources to help with the teaching of English as a foreign language, but we need to consider the cost of the resources (as inexpensive as possible!!) and more inmportantly, the weight - with regards to baggage limits on the flight.

As we are not studying a TEFL course, we are a little inexperienced with teaching EFL, and so wondered if anyone here would be able to give us any ideas as to the sorts or resources that would be useful?

The school teaches children from age 6 - (I think) 16 so resources across a range of abilities / ages would be useful.

Many thanks!
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I'd recommend the Word Up ESL board game which is designed for learning/teaching English at all levels and ages.
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If they'll have computers and printers there, save loads of PDF worksheets on a floppy disk or USB stick and print them out when you get there. Most TEFL sites have PDF worksheets that you can download and save as PDFs.

If the students are young learners, inflatable stuff like beach balls would be great.
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ESL Escape Room is a very valuable resource!
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Unread post by Amzer »

Hello there, it's great to hear that you'll be participating in a teaching project in Bangalore. It's important to be mindful of cost and weight when selecting resources, especially when traveling internationally like personal statement writers for residency You know during college classes I used flashcards. These can be made using index cards or cardstock and can be used to teach vocabulary, grammar concepts, and even sentence structure. They're lightweight and easy to pack.
There are many websites and apps that offer free or low-cost EFL resources, such as vocabulary games, grammar exercises, and conversation practice. Duolingo, Quizlet, and EnglishCentral are just a few examples.
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