Teaching Links

For a list of sites that provide free material in the form of news articles, stories, audio and video for your students to practice, see the Helpful Links section.

For articles, ideas, and inspirations about teaching a foreign language, browse the links below.

“Input – what it is and why you need it.” A great, succinct article on the importance of input and how we learn languages.

What is TPRS? Teaching Proficiency through Reading and Storytelling is an engaging approach to teaching languages through natural input at a level the learners understand.

The Power of Reading. A summary of Stephen Krashen's research into the huge benefits of free voluntary reading to vastly improve language aquisition, both in one's first language as well as in foreign languages.

Dave's ESL Cafe. This site offers forums for teacher discussion, a job board of English-teaching positions around the world, and teacher resources, including great ice-breakers, games, and lesson ideas.

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