youtube channels for ESL

Cool Youtube channels to improve your English

What can you do to improve your language level and keep it alive after you finish all the levels in a language school?  I have some hardworking and motivated students who are about to complete the last level in our language school, and they are very scared that they will forget what they have learned Read more about Cool Youtube channels to improve your English[…]

What do you WONDER?

This is a beautiful quote of Socrates, isn’t it? It is said that people wonder more at their younger ages, then something happens and we stop wondering and asking questions. Do you ever ask these questions;  Why do zebras have stripes? , Why do people walk in their sleep?, Why are there so many languages?, Why Are There Read more about What do you WONDER?[…]

Free PODCASTS to improve your English

Smartphones? They are great! Tablets? They are great, too! But, for what? It is said that we can reach information with these tools faster. But, which information? Do you just use them to find out the name of the film or the song which you can’t recall? Or to learn what your friends have eaten Read more about Free PODCASTS to improve your English[…]

FluentU! A new platform to improve your English by watching videos

FluentU is another platform to improve your English by watching online videos. It is similar to Speechyard. You can watch videos with English subtitles also learn unknown vocabularies while watching them. When you click on any word you don’t know, it gives you an in-context definition, along with example sentence. Also, you can keep these words in Read more about FluentU! A new platform to improve your English by watching videos[…]

Get better with these free short stories

To learn a new language, listening, speaking and writing are important, but reading is also very helpful in many ways. Sometimes most learners underestimate its importance, there are many advantages of reading, though. You can learn new vocabularies in context. Reading materials can be a model for writing. You can see “correct” English with a proper grammatical Read more about Get better with these free short stories[…]

45 Seconds – Vocabulary Games

There are four new vocabulary games for higher levels. While creating these games, I used my own template which I created in Articulate Storyline. Every game has ten verbs whose letters are given as unscrambled and you have 45 seconds to find that verb. If you need, click on help button to see the definition Read more about 45 Seconds – Vocabulary Games[…]

Pirate Wars – Online grammar quizzes

Learning grammar was a nuisance, boredom, for me when I was a student. Now, I am a teacher but I can’t say that I fancy teaching it. Most of my students also don’t like doing grammar exercises as they want to learn the rules while using the language. Because of this, I have been trying Read more about Pirate Wars – Online grammar quizzes[…]

Poems for learners

People try different ways to learn English like watching TV series, reading news, studying grammar and so on. What about reading poems? I think poems are much more powerful than all  as they easily connect us with the world around us through universal emotions like hate, grief, wonder and love. So, why don’t we show Read more about Poems for learners[…]

News for Students of English

  newsinlevels.com has a very successful way to improve vocabulary knowledge in English with news. First, you listen and read a story which has really simple words. Then, you will read the same news with more difficult vocabularies and and phrases. Finally, you can read and watch a video of the original story which is Read more about News for Students of English[…]

Reading is fun with comic books

It’s obvious that reading is one of the most important skills for a language learner. To get better in English, we should give enough importance to reading. However, reading newspapers can be difficult, simplified story books sometimes can be boring. If you feel so, I suggest you have a look at these comic books and Read more about Reading is fun with comic books[…]