English Reading Comprehension

Learning to understand what you are reading in English will take you far. Reading unlocks understanding and learning. By being able to read, language learners take on a new level of freedom with their language usage. No longer will you be dependent on other people for your language absorption and education, when you read, you control your learning.

Halloween Words

Halloween Words / Halloween Vocabulary Halloween Words - Vocabulary  This is a list of common words used at Halloween. ESL teachers and students can[...]


Learn to read with phonics – phonics for kids - the letter /C/

Words that begin and end with the letter /c/ (hard /k/ sound) The Letter /C/ Part 1: A)     Read the following words that begin with the le[...]


April Fool's Day ESL Lesson

April Fool's Day Pre-Reading Task Discuss these questions in groups Have you heard of April Fool’s Day? What is a fool? What do you think[...]


Jack Frost, a Poem by Gabriel Setoun

Winter Vocabulary Read the poem and discuss new vocabulary.   Jack Frost (by Gabriel Setoun)   The door was shut, as doors shou[...]


A Valentine’s Day Fruit and Vegetables Poem!

You may not carrot all for me The way I care for you. You may turnip your nose When I plead with you But if your heart should beet with [...]


Saudi Arabia: Breaking the Curse of Black Gold.

Saudi Arabia: Breaking the Curse of Black Gold. Many years ago, the chairman of the First City Bank of Texas was visiting the crown prince of Saudi[...]


The Curious History of Canadian Thanksgiving Customs

The Curious History of Canadian Thanksgiving Customs A country's culture and customs are much like a living organism in that they are ever changing, [...]


Desperate Liaisons in Riyadh's Diplomatic Quarter.

Desperate Liaisons in Riyadh's Diplomatic Quarter. There is a lot of loose information exchanged on the back channels at embassy parties. Harry Nic[...]


Saudi Students Seize the Day: The Beginning of a Cultural Revolution.

Saudi Students Seize the Day: The Beginning of a Cultural Revolution. On the night of the 27 th November 2006, while millions of Saudis were sleepi[...]


Spelling Bee and Listening Bee - fun and useful ESL games

Spelling Bee and Listening Bee This lesson can be adjusted for all levels and ages. A Spelling Bee is a great ESL game for ESL students of all age[...]


Thanksgiving ESL Words

Thanksgiving is a wonderful Fall holiday celebrated in North America (Canada and the USA).  However, although very similar in how it is celebrated, it[...]


Phonics for Kids – /B/ Words – Phonics worksheets

Words that begin and end with the letter /b/ (hard /b/ sound)  the letter /B/   Part 1: A)     Read the following words that begin with[...]


The Origins of Halloween (Advanced reading)

The Origins of Halloween (Advanced reading) It was a dark night at the end of the summer, hundreds of years ago, when our Celtic ancestors celebrated[...]


Cunning Linguists...

Cunning Linguists... The arrest of John Karr for the murder of JonBenet Ramsey has raised questions about the types of expatriates working in Thail[...]


Saudi Arabia: Cyprus : The Road to Re-unification.

Saudi Arabia: Cyprus : The Road to Re-unification. In 1958, when the first barbed-wire barricades were rolled out by the British colonial governmen[...]


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