About ESL Speaking Activities

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Jackie Bolen

ESL Speaking is designed by Jackie Bolen, long-time blogger over at My Life! Teaching in a Korean University. You can find a listing of all her projects at jackiebolen.com. She has been working in Korea for the past 10 years teaching anyone and everything from kindy kids to adults and the ABC’s to advanced academic writing and is CELTA and DELTA certified (if you’re looking to do a similar thing online, check out: Online TEFL and TESOL Certifications).

Also by Jackie Bolen

She is also an author, specializing in books for English teachers: How to Get a University Job in South Korea: The English Teaching Job of Your Dreams and The Wealthy English Teacher: Teach, Travel, and Secure Your Financial Future.

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You can email Jackie at: wealthyenglishteacher@gmail.com.

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ESL Speaking Activities: For Teenagers and Adults

If you want even more ESL speaking activities that are no-prep or low-prep, check out Jackie’s book about ESL Speaking Activities over on Amazon. It will make your English teaching life easier and your classes even more awesome, guaranteed.

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ESL Speaking Activities: For Kids 7+

Jackie has also partnered with Jennifer Booker Smith, the children’s ESL teaching guru, to write a book about ESL Speaking Games and Activities for Kids age 7+. If you teach children, it’s the book you need in your library, especially if you’re new to the whole ESL teaching gig.

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ESL Icebreakers: For Teenagers and Adults

If you’re looking to get your semester started off on the right foot, you’ve come to the right place. Jackie Bolen and Jennifer Booker Smith have joined forces to bring you over three dozen of their favorite ESL Icebreakers that they use in their own classes. If you’re tired of wading through all the junk on the Internet to find the one thing that you can actually use, you’ve come to the right place. This book will save you time, guaranteed so you can do more of what you love to do.

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Warm-Up Activities: For Teenagers and Adults

Warm-ups are an excellent way to start your English conversation classes because they get the students engaged and ready to learn. It can be hard to come up with new ideas to keep things fresh and interesting, but here’s a book with 39 of my favorite warm-up activities and games for adults.

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Warm-Up Activities: For Kids 7+

Warm-ups are an essential part of your ESL or EFL class. They help to ease your students back into using English and get them engaged, right from the start. 39 ESL Warm-Ups for Kids is the book guaranteed to help you get your ESL classes for kids started off on the right foot.

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Vocabulary Activities: For Teenagers and Adults

39 ESL Vocabulary Activities: For Teenagers and Adults will make teaching vocab, traditionally one of the more tedious things ever far less boring than it usually is. Your students will love you for it and not only that, these games and activities will help them remember the words and access them far more easily.

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Vocabulary Activities: For Kids (7+)

39 ESL Vocabulary Activities: For Kids (7+) is what you need if you want to make your classes awesome, your lesson planning easy and new words memorable for your students. You can get it over on Amazon in both ebook and print versions by clicking the link below.

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ESL Vocabulary Activities for Kids









Thanks for Checking out ESL Speaking

ESL Speaking: games, activities and resources is the ultimate site for ESL (English as a Second Language) or EFL (English as a Foreign Language) teachers who want to have some fresh, new speaking ideas for their classrooms. You’ll find plenty of activities and games that are specially designed to get your students speaking English in a natural kind of way and also having some fun at the same time. You can contact me at wealthyenglishteacher@gmail.com.

Jackie Bolen

One Comment

  1. Hi Jack
    I tried to looking about story for kids, but very difficult! Can you help me about that. Thank you so much!

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