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Australian ESL materials for adults and young adults
2022 Jan 05

Digital ESL Extras now available!

Finally, the ESL Extras reading and puzzle book Teacher’s Guides are now available in downloadable pdf and mp3 licensed format. A big shout-out to Bernard Miles (from English Express), whose work inspired me to get this done, and to the UK librarian who asked for digital versions, making me realise I might have a bigger market than Australasia. Thank you! … Continue reading

2020 Aug 18

Phonics for ESOL adults on YouTube

If you have high-oracy, no-literacy ESOL learners who’d like to try these Phonics for Adults videos, they’re now on YouTube. Continue reading

2020 Jul 22

ESOL reviews and reviewing

ESOL reviews and reviewing - a new review of Workwise English Quizzes

A new review of Workwise English Quizzes and some thoughts on reviewing ESOLresources… Continue reading

2020 Jun 01

A new ESL puzzle book

Teachers Pay Teachers printable version of ESL Word Search Plus: Post-Beginner

Announcing the arrival of ESL Word Search Plus: Post-Beginner: another printable English Language resource that can be used for independent language reinforcement, as an extra challenge, or as a fun family activity. (It’s aimed at adults and young adults, in terms of the ‘look’ and the vocab it covers, but I know many of my students have children who love to … Continue reading

2020 Apr 01

Easy ESL Wordfind Challenge: Beginner Word Search Puzzles

Cover of Easy ESL Wordfind Challenge: Beginner Word Search Puzzles

A puzzle book for beginners, especially those new to our script and the left to right direction of English Continue reading

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