Teaching Reading, Writing, and Vocabulary


There's more to teaching reading than just slogging through the textbook. Students need to develop and apply strategies and skills for reading in their second language.

We've created this page to provide resources, lessons, and ideas on teaching reading, writing, and vocabulary. There are printable materials for classroom use, lessons, resources, and ideas. We also have a discussion forums and links to other web sites about teaching.

Ideas for Using Authentic Texts with Low-level ESL Classes

Lessons and Ideas

Classroom Handouts

Lessons and Ideas

Classroom Handouts