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Activities for Teaching English Language Learners

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This self-paced course is filled with entertaining activities you can use to enhance your instruction for English language learners. Strengthen your curriculum and simplify the lesson planning process with games, flashcards and other teacher resources designed specifically for ESL instruction.
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6 chapters in Activities for Teaching English Language Learners

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Ch 1. Books & Reading Activities for ESL Students {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[159623].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - ESL Lesson Plan for Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Lesson 2 - ESL Reading Lesson Plan Sample
Lesson 3 - ESL Short Story Lesson Plan
Lesson 4 - ESL Reading Activities
Lesson 5 - ESL Reading Comprehension Exercises
Lesson 6 - Book Suggestions with Activities for ESL Students
Lesson 7 - Books & Reading Comprehension Activities for ESL Adults
Lesson 8 - ESL Reading Activities for Adult Learners
Lesson 9 - Short Stories for ESL Students
Lesson 10 - Short Stories for ESL Adults
Lesson 11 - ESL Listening Games
Lesson 12 - ESL Weather Activities
Lesson 13 - ESL Information Gap Activities
Lesson 14 - Science Fiction for ESL Students
Lesson 15 - ESL Textbooks for High School
Lesson 16 - Novels for English Language Learners
Lesson 17 - Reading Resources for ELL Students
Lesson 18 - Graphic Novels for ELL Students
Lesson 19 - Guided Reading Strategies for ESL Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[277489].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[277489].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 20 - Reading Topics for ESL Students
Lesson 21 - Pre-Reading Activities for ESL Students
Lesson 22 - Phonics Activities for ESL Students
Lesson 23 - ESL Newspaper Lesson Plan
Lesson 24 - Post-Reading Activities for ESL Students
Lesson 25 - Magazine & Newspaper Activities for ESL Students
Lesson 26 - ESL Story Sequence Activities
Lesson 27 - ESL Chain Story Activities
Lesson 28 - ESL Library Lesson Plan
Lesson 29 - ESL Book Review Lesson Plan
Lesson 30 - ESL Storytelling Lesson Plan
Lesson 31 - ESL Ghost Stories Lesson Plan
Lesson 32 - British Stories for ELL Students
Lesson 33 - ESL Cinderella Lesson Plan
Lesson 34 - ELL Reading Skills Lesson Plan
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Lesson 1 - ESL Grammar Games & Exercises
Lesson 2 - ESL Passive Voice Activities
Lesson 3 - ESL Adjective Word Order Exercises & Games
Lesson 4 - ESL Personal Pronouns Activities & Exercises
Lesson 5 - ESL Future Tense Games & Activities
Lesson 6 - ESL Past Tense Games & Activities
Lesson 7 - ESL Present Perfect Tense Activities
Lesson 8 - ESL Past Perfect Tense: Exercises & Activities
Lesson 9 - ESL Present Continuous Tense: Exercises & Activities
Lesson 10 - ESL Simple Present Tense: Games & Exercises
Lesson 11 - ESL Simple Past Tense: Activities & Exercises
Lesson 12 - ESL Past Continuous Tense: Activities & Exercises
Lesson 13 - ESL Past Participle Activities
Lesson 14 - ESL Preposition Games & Activities
Lesson 15 - ESL Prepositions of Place: Games & Exercises
Lesson 16 - ESL Prepositions of Time: Exercises & Activities
Lesson 17 - ESL Subject-Verb Agreement: Practice & Games
Lesson 18 - ESL Irregular Verbs: Word List & Exercises
Lesson 19 - ESL Relative Clauses: Activities & Exercises
Lesson 20 - ESL Sentence Structure: Activities & Games
Lesson 21 - ESL Possessive Adjectives: Games & Exercises
Lesson 22 - ESL Adjective Clauses: Activities & Games
Lesson 23 - ESL Comparatives Activities
Lesson 24 - ESL Superlatives Games
Lesson 25 - ESL Adverbs: Activities & Exercises
Lesson 26 - ESL Adverbs of Frequency: Activities & Exercises
Lesson 27 - ESL Possessive Pronouns: Games & Activities
Lesson 28 - ESL Conditionals: Exercises & Games
Lesson 29 - ESL Quantifiers: Games & Activities
Lesson 30 - ESL Conjunctions Exercises
Lesson 31 - ESL Object Pronouns: Games & Exercises
Lesson 32 - ESL Count & Noncount Nouns: Games & Activities
Lesson 33 - ESL Appositive Exercises
Lesson 34 - ESL Interjections Activities
Lesson 35 - ESL Verb Games
Lesson 36 - ESL Pronoun Games
Lesson 37 - Teaching ESL Auxiliary Verbs: Exercises & Games
Lesson 38 - ESL Relative Pronouns Activities
Lesson 39 - Punctuation Exercises & Activities for ESL Students
Lesson 40 - ESL Present Simple vs. Present Continuous Speaking Activities
Lesson 41 - Preposition Information Gap Activities for ESL Students
Lesson 42 - Activities to Teach ESL Students Homonyms
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Lesson 1 - Games to Learn English
Lesson 2 - Total Physical Response Activities & Games
Lesson 3 - ESL Vocabulary Games
Lesson 4 - ESL Spelling Words & Games
Lesson 5 - ESL Storytelling Activities
Lesson 6 - ESL Icebreaker Activities
Lesson 7 - ESL Group Activities
Lesson 8 - ESL Games & Activities for Beginners
Lesson 9 - ESL Games for Learning Body Parts
Lesson 10 - ESL Memory Games
Lesson 11 - ESL Phonics Games
Lesson 12 - Tongue Twisters for ESL Students
Lesson 13 - ESL Alphabet Games & Activities
Lesson 14 - ESL Daily Routines: Activities & Games
Lesson 15 - ESL Giving Advice Activities
Lesson 16 - ESL Cause & Effect: Games & Activities
Lesson 17 - Outdoor ESL Activities
Lesson 18 - Kindergarten ESL Activities
Lesson 19 - Upper Elementary ESL Activities
Lesson 20 - Lower Elementary ESL Activities
Lesson 21 - Middle School ESL Activities
Lesson 22 - ESL Classroom Games for Middle School
Lesson 23 - Board Games for English Language Learners
Lesson 24 - ESL Charades Word List & Activity
Lesson 25 - English Riddles & Puzzles for ESL Students
Lesson 26 - Brain Teasers & Logic Problems for ESL Students
Lesson 27 - ESL Classroom Games for Elementary Students
Lesson 28 - Picture Description Activities for ESL Students
Lesson 29 - ESL Expressing Opinion Games
Lesson 30 - ESL Retelling Activities & Games
Lesson 31 - ESL Synonyms & Antonyms Games & Activities
Lesson 32 - ESL Thesaurus Activities
Lesson 33 - ESL Murder Mystery Lesson Plan
Lesson 34 - Body Language Activities for ESL Students
Lesson 35 - ESL Alphabet Games for Adults
Lesson 36 - Days of the Week Activities for ESL Students
Lesson 37 - Hands-On Activities for ELL Students
Lesson 38 - ESL Summer Sports Lesson Plan
Lesson 39 - ESL Stock Market Games
Lesson 40 - English Speaking Lesson Plan
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Lesson 1 - ESL Introduce Yourself Activities
Lesson 2 - ESL Role Play Lesson Plan
Lesson 3 - ESL Wh- Questions Lesson Plan
Lesson 4 - ESL 'Wh-' Questions: Games & Exercises
Lesson 5 - ESL Phone Conversations Lesson Plan
Lesson 6 - ESL Lesson Plan for Facial Expressions
Lesson 7 - ESL Personal Information Games & Exercises
Lesson 8 - ESL Embedded Questions: Games & Exercises
Lesson 9 - Teaching Debate Skills to ESL Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[317325].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[317325].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - ESL Tag Questions: Games & Exercises
Lesson 11 - ESL Indirect Questions: Activities & Exercises
Lesson 12 - ESL Asking Questions Lesson Plan
Lesson 13 - Probing Questions: Types & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22320].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[22320].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 14 - ESL Conversation Starters
Lesson 15 - ESL Conversation & Speaking Activities
Lesson 16 - ESL Conversation Questions & Topics
Lesson 17 - Teaching Conversational English to ESL Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[173329].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[173329].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 18 - ESL Advanced Conversation Topics
Lesson 19 - ESL Discussion Topics
Lesson 20 - ESL Debate Topics
Lesson 21 - ESL Speech & Presentation Topics
Lesson 22 - ESL Speaking Rubrics
Lesson 23 - Essential Questions for English Language Learners
Lesson 24 - Advice Questions for ESL Students
Lesson 25 - Routine Questions for ESL Students
Lesson 26 - 'Prefer' Questions for ESL Students
Lesson 27 - Time Questions for ESL Students
Lesson 28 - 'Would You Rather' Questions for ESL Students
Lesson 29 - ESL Speaking Activities for Elementary School
Lesson 30 - Teaching Conversation Skills to ESL Adults Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[277487].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[277487].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 31 - Pair Work Speaking Activities for ESL Students
Lesson 32 - ESL Discussion Questions about Ethics
Lesson 33 - ESL Conversation Lesson Plan for Advanced Students
Lesson 34 - ESL Conversation Lesson Plan for Intermediate Students
Lesson 35 - ESL Conversation Lesson Plan for Beginners
Lesson 36 - ESL Conversation Questions about Artificial Intelligence
Lesson 37 - One-on-One Conversation Games for ESL Students
Lesson 38 - ESL Small Talk Activities
Lesson 39 - ESL Expressing Opinions Lesson Plan
Lesson 40 - Polite Requests Lesson Plan for ESL Students

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