During the Spring 2020 semester, I taught this wonderful group of ESL learners in the classroom and on Zoom after the pandemic hit. This OER is a collection of resources, teaching ideas, and student artifacts about that experience. I hope it helps you. If you have questions, or just want to brainstorm, feel free to email me at <email@example.com>.
Suitable for beginner level students of English as a foreign language, beginner level. Students need to know how to compare adjectives and asking questions.
The funds of knowledge concept was originally applied by Vélez-Ibáñez and Greenberg (1992) to describe the historical accumulation of abilities, bodies of knowledge, assets, and cultural ways of interacting that were evident in U.S.-Mexican households in Tucson, Arizona.
In this ESL module, students learn how to interview a classmate and write a profile, or short biography. The module includes reading and vocabulary lessons, listening and speaking exercises, writing practice and grammar lessons.
This lesson will prepare beginning English language learners who plan to take a U.S. driving test. They will acquire vocabulary to be able to understand and/or to give directions as well as the meaning of road and/or traffic signs.
This open resource is designed as an example of interdisciplinary activities on History, Geography and Arts to be used in ELT classes .
Created for Washtenaw Community College's low intermediate ESL students, this OER writing textbook covers writing sentences, summaries, opinions, and narratives, as well as improving spelling and grammar.
The Picture of Dorian Gray is a classic, and in this era of selfies and Instagram, the themes of beauty and image are particularly relevant. This reader was written for high-beginner/low-intermediate ESL students. Lines of text are numbered, so students and instructors can more easily locate words and phrases that are being discussed. Definitions of more advanced vocabulary words are in the footnotes on the pages where the words are first used. These words are also listed alphabetically in the glossary at the back of the book. The worksheets include grammar review and speaking practice.