Something to Talk About

Our goal at ESL-Library is to make your life easier. With these discussion topic suggestions and authentic videos and reading links, you’ll never run out of things to discuss in class. Studies show that exposing learners to authentic materials inspires them to read and write more complex texts. We’ll get you started and your students will do the rest. Use our ideas to try the flipped classroom approach!

Subscribe to our ESL Library Blog RSS Feed

thumbnail

Police Auctions – For or Against?

By Tara Benwell

Friday, April 27th, 2012

1 Comment

What should police do with unclaimed stolen goods?

Read On...
thumbnail

Expressing Regrets

By Tara Benwell

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012

No Comments

An interesting article to practice expressing regrets.

Read On...
thumbnail

Vladimir Putin, President Again?

By ESL Library Staff

Monday, March 26th, 2012

1 Comment

Check out our newly updated lesson plan on Russia’s president-elect.

Read On...
thumbnail

Virtual Pop Stars

By Tara Benwell

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

No Comments

“She never misses a beat, fluffs a line or messes up a step. But then she doesn’t really exist.”

Read On...
thumbnail

Lady Gaga: A Conversation Piece

By Tara Benwell

Wednesday, March 21st, 2012

No Comments

Lady Gaga talks to Oprah about the creative process. What makes this celebrity such a conversation piece?

Read On...
thumbnail

Embed Plus for Long Videos like Kony

By Tara Benwell

Friday, March 9th, 2012

5 Comments

Will you be showing the Kony 12 video in class?

Read On...
thumbnail

What Makes a Tearjerker?

By Tara Benwell

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

No Comments

Does Adele’s music make you cry?

Read On...
thumbnail

Airbags for Extreme Sports?

By Tara Benwell

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

No Comments

This backcountry snowboarding video will get your students talking!

Read On...
thumbnail

A Big Day for a Mom and Pop Shop

By Tara Benwell

Monday, January 30th, 2012

No Comments

Teach your students some new vocabulary with this good news!

Read On...
thumbnail

Buy Your Class The Chimes Of Freedom Album

By Tara Benwell

Tuesday, January 24th, 2012

No Comments

Why is the staff at ESL-Library so excited today?

Read On...

  • ESL English Lesson Plans
  • Footer_Feature_discussions
  • everyday_dialogues
  • Grammar-Practice-Worksheets
  • English-At-Work

Something to talk about

A “Firestorm” Over E-Cigarettes

Are e-cigarettes a safe alternative to traditional cigarettes? Should users be allowed to use these devices in public? Get your students talking!

Great links to articles and resources for this topic...

However: 7 Sentence Positions & 2 Uses

ESL-Library blog: August 27, 2014

However you look at it, "however" is tricky to teach and learn! Our editor explores the two main functions of this word and reviews the various sentence positions and punctuation for each function.

Read On...

Why should I join?

Our goal at ESL-Library is to continually produce and offer high quality lesson plans and flashcards for English teachers. We know that many teachers are over-worked and out of time. We love making resources that make your teaching life a whole lot easier. (Find out more about us...)

ESL-Library.com is owned and managed by Red River Press Inc., the little online publishing company from Canada.

Suite 76, 162 - 2025 Corydon Ave.
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Canada, R3P 0N5

Toll Free from US/Canada: 1-866-896-7123
International Calls: 1-204-452-8241
Fax: 1-204-452-8241

Terms of Use | Privacy Policy
www.redriverpress.com
© Red River Press. All rights reserved.