Books by Language Warrior Authors
Our Language Warrior authors have a lot of knowledge to share. Check out these books! (Note: Links to Amazon are affiliate links that earn a commission. More information.)
100 Ways to Teach Language Online
From the author of the best-selling 100 TESOL Activities comes an updated and expanded edition now revised for the online language teacher!"100 Ways to Teach Language Online" will give you simple, powerful, and effective teaching tools as you make the switch from a traditional classroom to an online setting. Designed to be practical, the activities in this book will get students to communicate and interact, and make language come alive in the online classroom while still meeting the needs of the digital learning environment. This book is organized in easy to follow categories that include the most common activities in English language teaching, as well as a lesson planning overview. The lesson plans are broken up into Warm-ups, Guided Practice, Independent Practice, Listening Activities, Reading Activities, Writing Activities, Speaking Activities, Vocabulary Activities, and Teaching Language Learner Autonomy.Above all, this manual is your toolbox, meaning that it is best used when you feel stuck or unable to think of how best to teach a particular subject matter. In other words, think of this book as a way to jumpstart your brain…especially when it stalls. The activities are academically sound, easy to follow and implement, can be easily adapted to a number of contexts, take little or no time to prepare, and are adaptable to all learning levels. Whether you are new to online teaching or simply need a quick reference guide to get your creative juices flowing, this is the book for you.
Learning another language seems like an impossible task to many, but it doesn’t have to be that way. We like to think of learning a language as a journey or an adventure, where you follow clues and progress one step at a time toward your goal.This book provides 50 language “mini adventures” -- learning tasks that each help you find your way along your language learning path. Let language experts Shane Dixon and Justin Shewell be your guides as you take these mini adventures, based on years of academic research and experience, and incorporate them into your daily life. You'll find meaningful interactions in your target language, and you'll have fun, too.
100 TESOL Activities: Practical ESL/EFL Activities for the Communicative Classroom
100 TESOL Activities is a teacher training manual and activity guide that has been used by teacher training groups from Korea, China, Japan, Iraq, Peru, Mexico and many other parts of the world as part of the popular TESOL Certificate Program: Teach English Now! from Coursera and Arizona State University. Designed to be practical, these techniques support the general need to communicate, interact, and make language come alive in the classroom.The manual is organized into 3 distinct parts.• The first section introduces teachers to some of the most common activities in English language teaching, followed by activities categorized by reading, writing, listening, and speaking.• The second section provides a unique model of lesson planning. This adaptable model helps teachers prepare organized routines to make classes more effective and easier to prepare.• The third section includes photocopiable worksheets for the activities described in the manual.
One of the biggest myths in online teaching is that it is easier and less time-consuming than teaching face-to-face. Many institutions, in fact, assign online teachers a heavier work load because “Hey, they’re only teaching online.” The truth is that teaching online takes more time and effort than face-to-face teaching because as a teacher you have to work harder to engage and support your students. This book contains 50 tips to help you be successful in online teaching, from choosing your platform to designing and building your courses to supporting students as they complete your learning activities and assessments.
This book for ESL/EFL teachers has 50 activities, games, techniques, and exercises to help you teach reading skills in an enjoyable way – for both you and your students! The book is divided into five sections:a) Pre-reading activitiesb) Reading activitiesc) Post-reading activitiesd) Intensive reading activitiese) Extensive reading activitiesThe Fifty Ways to Teach series gives you a variety of drills, games, techniques, methods, and ideas to help your students master English. Most of the ideas can be used for both beginning and advanced classes. Many require little to no preparation or special materials. The ideas can be used with any textbook, or without a textbook at all. These short, practical guides aim to make your teaching life easier, and your students' lives more rewarding and successful.