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ELSA: An English Teacher in Your Pocket

ELSA stands for English Language Speech Assistant. It’s a new app available in the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store. If you’re learning English as a second language, this is the app for you. It will listen to how you say a word. If you make a pronunciation mistake, ELSA will hear it. Suggestions for improvement will be offered based on how you said the word. In addition to helping you with pronunciation, it […]

Helpful links for anyone who’s learning English

BBC Learning English – Lower Intermediate Syllabus Do native English speakers talk too fast? What Are Run-On Sentences? Vinglish cao cấp by Dan Hauer Common Mistakes with English ADJECTIVES 👉🏼 -ed and -ing endings IELTS Academic Test Preparation Some common pronunciation problems facing Vietnamese learners of English What are common mistakes native Vietnamese speakers make when they speak English? Educational Games for Kids ESL Games Plus Knowledge Adventure Games Lyrics Training Game Digital Dialects Language […]

32 Practical Websites for ESL Teachers

Are you an ESL teacher? I am. I’m an American who’s been teaching in Vietnam for about 4 months. I’ve found it difficult to find practical websites. Useful websites that will actually help me in the classroom. I’ve also listed 4 activities you can do with your students. These work inside or outside of the classroom. Plus I have a link to a handy Firefox extension. It makes it easy to download a YouTube video. You […]