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Welcome to the TESOL Resource Center! Need a lesson plan? An activity? How about ideas for what to do in class tomorrow morning? Well, you've come to the right place. The TESOL Resource Center contains lesson plans, teaching tips, activities, assessment tools, and much more. Can't find what you need? Be sure to check back: New resources are posted frequently.

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  • Flipped Classroom Past Perfect Tense Lesson Plan-Part II
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    By Busra Atas | 17 Jun 2021
    Resource Description:

    This lesson plan is the continuation of Flipped Classroom Past Perfect Tense Lesson Plan Part I. 

    Part II is for online classroom and it includes lots of activities which support learners' use of the past perfect tense. 

    Resource Type: Lesson Plans
  • Flipped Classroom Past Perfect Tense Lesson Plan-Part 1
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    By Busra Atas | 17 Jun 2021
    Resource Description: This resource is a lesson plan for an online classroom using the Flipped Teaching Method. It includes a PDF resource full of past perfect tense exercises, reading passages, understanding questions and tasks for the learners. Part I is supposed to be studied by the learners before the online lesson. Please check Part II of this lesson after you send this one to your learners.
    Resource Type: Lesson Plans
  • OrangeSlice Teacher Rubric
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    By Esma Senel | 17 Jun 2021
    Resource Description: OrangeSlice Teacher Rubric is created by Matt Buchanan, who is an efficient teacher at Angola High School. It is an easy and quick way to make rubric selections and convert the analysis or holistic rubric types into percentages or point grades. The categories are customizable and provide instant feedback to the students.
    Resource Type: Assessments
  • Speaking Activity for Intermediate Level
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    By Gülşah Meydan | 14 Jun 2021
    Resource Description: Speaking activity to drill comparatives.
    Resource Type: Activities
  • Writing an Opinion Paragraph in Zoom Classes
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    By Esma Senel | 14 Jun 2021
    Resource Description: This lesson plan introduces how to write an opinion paragraph in a well-known virtual platform, Zoom classes. It demonstrates effective use of breakout rooms and Mentimeter during online writing instruction. 
    Resource Type: Lesson Plans
  • Vocabulary and Linkers Production Activity
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    By Saadet Sahin | 14 Jun 2021
    Resource Description: A production activity that can be used after teaching vocabulary or linkers.
    Resource Type: Activities
  • Vocabulary Exercises
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    By Mujde Akmenek | 14 Jun 2021
    Resource Description: Vocabulary exercises for beginners
    Resource Type: Activities
  • A Cup of Coffee with TESOL Experts: Copyright & OERs
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    By Dawn Rogier (USA), Juan Carlos Rivera (Panama), Diego Boada (Colombia) | 10 Jun 2021
    Resource Description:

    https://youtu.be/R1RNEF1MvCs

    Resource Type: Teaching Tips
  • Building Up a Thesis Statement
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    By Fulya İçöz Narlı | 08 Jun 2021
    Resource Description: This is a part of essay writing exercises that I developed for my ENG 101 classes. 
    Resource Type: Activities
  • Paraphrasing Activity
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    By Fulya İçöz Narlı | 08 Jun 2021
    Resource Description: This lesson provides an opportunity for the students to use paraphrasing as a writing skill and later integrating this skill into their essay writing. 
    Resource Type: Activities
  • ‎ Review of the Present Continuous (Game)
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    By Ramin Hosseinpour Milaghardan | 08 Jun 2021
    Resource Description: This is a game that teachers can use to review the present continuous tense and have fun with their learners.
    Resource Type: Activities
  • How Can Classroom Seating Arrangement Be a Way to Encourage Speaking?
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    By Bilal Naboulsy | 08 Jun 2021
    Resource Description:

    In a teaching session, there are lots of opportunities that teachers can make use of to encourage students to apply what they have learnt. In some instances though, teachers might miss on other opportunities which might seem negligible to them. Periods of time like the minutes students spend walking into their classrooms, the time teachers spend arranging students’ seats for a pair/group activity and etc. can turn into a boring routine.

    In a task-based/supported language teaching (TBLT/TSLT) classroom though, a teacher might be particularly interested in the following tip that gives ideas about how to encourage students to speak while changing their seats to find their pair or group.


    Resource Type: Teaching Tips
  • Teaching Second Conditionals through Think-Pair-Share
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    By Serhat Aşık | 08 Jun 2021
    Resource Description: Language Hub B1+ Course Book
    Resource Type: Lesson Plans
  • Teaching Reported Speech within the Context of Art
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    By Serhat Aşık | 08 Jun 2021
    Resource Description: Language Hub B1+ Course Book
    Resource Type: Lesson Plans
  • B1+ Level Lesson Plans for Speaking-Vocabulary and Reading
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    By Mehmet Saraç | 08 Jun 2021
    Resource Description: This lesson plan covers 3 subsequent lessons and it is prepared for B1+ level classes. 
    Resource Type: Lesson Plans