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We are constantly adding new pages and resources for English teachers. We hope you enjoy these recent additions which also include pages for learners that teachers may find useful too.

7 Tips for Teaching English: Because of all the positive and long-lasting impact a TEFL teacher can have on students, teaching English is both a challenging and rewarding job. And, to reap these amazing rewards that come with teaching, a teacher must go through tough times in learning the ins and outs of the job.  Rest assured, with these 7 […]

Cybercrime Spelling Quiz:

This quiz can be done online or printed on paper. Answers provided online.

Blockchain Spelling Quiz

Blockchain Spelling Quiz:

This quiz can be done online or printed on paper. Answers provided online.

Blockchain Spelling Quiz

Vaccines Gapfill Spelling Quiz:

This quiz can be done online or printed on paper. Answers provided online.

Spelling Vocab Quiz

Black Holes Spelling Quiz:

This quiz can be done online or printed on paper. Answers provided online.

Capitalism Spelling Quiz

7 Marketing Tips for Freelance TEFL Teachers: So you have completed your TEFL and are ready to launch your ESL teaching career. You basically have two options: look for an employer to teach for exclusively teach independently as a freelance Becoming a freelance TEFL teacher is a very rewarding career. But to succeed as a freelance TEFL teacher you will need to […]

Vaccine Vocabulary:

This glossary of terms related to vaccines, including Covid-19 vaccines, is intended for learners of English though it may be of interest to a wider audience.
Vaccine Vocab

How to Teach ESL Vocabulary and Make it Stick: Put yourself in your students’ shoes and imagine yourself sitting at an exam table. When you need to recall a word learned in class, what would make the word stick when it counts?

Mortal, Immortal or Eternal?:

The dream of immortality haunts the barons of Big Tech today.
Olympus

Protecting Biodiversity Gapfill Quiz:

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper.
Censorship Vocab Quiz

Threatened Species Gapfill Quiz:

This quiz can be done online or printed on paper.
Censorship Vocab Quiz

Saving Natural Habitats Quiz:

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests comprehension of our page on saving natural habitats, one of a series of EnglishClub readings on environmental and health issues.
Censorship Vocab Quiz

Habitat Loss Quiz:

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests comprehension of our page on habitat loss, one of a series of EnglishClub readings on environmental and health issues.
Censorship Vocab Quiz

Natural Habitats Quiz:

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests comprehension of our page on natural habitats, one of a series of EnglishClub readings on environmental and health issues.
Censorship Vocab Quiz

Teaching Spelling: Activities to Improve Your Students’ Spelling: This article outlines the importance of teaching spelling, and eight activities that students can try in class and at home.

Reading Exercise: Saving Natural Habitats:

Saving natural habitats is an urgent task, and it's something we can all help with. Find out what you can do to stop environmental destruction and save the world's endangered habitats and the animals, plants, birds and fish that live in them.
habitats-solar-panels

Censorship Vocabulary Quiz 🤔:

Students can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests some of the terms covered on the page about Censorship in our Vocabulary section.
Censorship Vocab Quiz

Censorship in the 21st Century. Do we need it?: What do you think about censorship? Good or bad? Necessary sometimes, always or never? Please leave your comments here.

The Vocabulary of Censorship: A look at the words we use to talk about censorship

Reading Exercise: Habitat Loss:

Habitat loss is a serious environmental issue that has led to thousands of species of animals, birds, plants and fish becoming endangered or extinct. In this reading you'll learn about the ways in which habitats of many kinds are being damaged or lost forever.
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eQuiz.Me: Quizzes with answers

How to Teach English Online as a Non-Native Speaker: This article offers advice for non-native English teachers looking to jumpstart their careers teaching online.

Summary/Reflection on Literacy Development in Successful Men and Women with Dyslexia: A summary and reflection on literacy development in successful men and women with dyslexia. And implications for teaching reading.

Summary/Reflection on “Sharing time”: Children’s narrative styles and differential access to literacy: A summary and reflection on discourse strategies in sharing turns/time used by a teacher and students who were ethnically mixed

Bitcoin Vocabulary: The EnglishClub Wordchecker below shows word, part of speech, definition and example sentence for common vocabulary related to Bitcoin.

Let’s Talk TEFL Branding and Promotion: In our 24/7 indoctrinated and internalized world, branding and promotion are what prevent us becoming a needle in a haystack.

Let’s Talk Resumes: You’ve obviously got a resume, but does it do you justice? Introducing Rezscore and making it work for you.

Reading Exercise: Greenpeace:

A reading exercise about Greenpeace, one of the world's biggest environmental organizations, best known for its direct-action campaigns against nuclear testing, seal and whale hunting, as well as against destructive fishing and forestry practices.
Greenpeace

How to Teach an English Class about New Year’s Resolutions: This article gives teachers a useful lesson plan for creating a dynamic and interesting class about New Year's Resolutions.

Teaching English in Japan — the experience of a lifetime: My experience with TEFL (Teaching English as a foreign language) in Japan, working an ALT (Assistant language teacher) in several schools.

Top Reasons Why Working From Home Is Better: Since the pandemic, a lot of people have started working from home. And this could be for long-term.

Why Teaching from Home is Better: Since the pandemic, a lot of people have started working from home. And this could be for long-term.

First Year TEFL Teacher Tips: Armando Panucci offers some very practical tips on being prepared for your first teaching job.

How to Keep Discipline in a TEFL Class: 6 tips on keeping control and maintaining discipline with large groups of children or teenagers

How to Maintain Discipline in a TEFL Class: 6 tips on keeping control and maintaining discipline with large groups of children or teenagers

World Wildlife Fund Quiz:

You can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests comprehension of our page on the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), one of a series of EnglishClub readings on environmental and health issues.
Quiz

Reading Exercise: World Wildlife Fund (WWF):

The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is a non-governmental organization (or "NGO") founded in 1961 to protect endangered species of wildlife and preserve natural habitats. WWF has grown to become the world's largest conservation organization with over 5 million members worldwide.
wwf-logo

Activist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez Quiz:

Students can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests comprehension of our page on environmental activist and rapper Xiuhtezcatl Martinez.
Quiz

ABOUT TO Quiz:

Students do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests what they learned on our ABOUT TO page.
Grammar Quiz - ABOUT TO

Climate Reading: Activist and Rapper Xiuhtezcatl Martinez:

Activist and Rapper Xiuhtezcatl Martinez
Read about environmental activist and hip hop artist Xiuhtezcatl Martinez. Also watch his music videos and do a gapfill exercise based on the lyrics of one. With vocab list, comprehension quiz and links to related materials. For ESL learners and teachers.

Career Paths for TEFL Teachers: As an English teacher, you may be wondering what career avenues are open to you in TEFL.  As in any profession, most TEFL teachers want to progress in their careers and apply for higher-level positions within their industry.  Here are some ideas for TEFL teachers seeking to advance.  Useful Qualifications Gone are the days when […]

ABOUT TO: ABOUT TO is not a tense. It is a special structure that we use to talk about the immediate future. If you are about to do something, you are going to do it very soon.

Men, it has been well said, think in herds: Long quote: "Men, it has been well said, think in herds; it will be seen that they go mad in herds, while they only recover their senses slowly, one by one."

Should teenagers like Greta Thunberg be telling adults what to do?:

What do YOU think?
Greta Thunberg

Parts of Speech: Parts of speech for teachers. Your students need to understand parts of speech, and they will certainly ask you lots of tricky questions about them. Be prepared!

Reading Exercise: Environmental Activist David Attenborough:

To mark the release of a new Netflix film about David's extraordinary life, we've made him the subject of our latest reading on environmental activists.
attenborough-trailer

15 Confusing Vocabulary Questions My ESL Students Ask: Armando Pannacci on the confusing vocabulary questions his students ask him and how he answers them

Greta Thunberg Quiz:

Students can do this quiz online or print it on paper. It tests comprehension of our page on climate activist Greta Thunberg, one of a series of EnglishClub readings on environmental and health issues.
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Reading Exercise: Climate Activist Greta Thunberg:

How did a 15-year-old high school student from Sweden become the world's most famous climate change activist? With vocal and quiz.
Greta Thunberg

Time Zones of the USA:

The United States observes 9 time zones as below: 4 time zones in the contiguous USA. 2 time zones beyond the contiguous USA. 3 time zones in US territories
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