Free ESL Teacher Resources: Articles, Webinars, Template Downloads




Plan an ESL Course

How to Plan an ESL Course: If you’ve never done it before

Welcome to 2018! Many of us may need to Plan an ESL Course this semester... The call to Plan an ESL course will be an easy task for some of us. We can use past courses we've planned as a starting point or perhaps use an existing plan and adapt it. Yet, for many of[...]

TOEFL and IELTS Environmental Topics

TOEFL and IELTS Environmental Topics: What to know

If you are teaching students who intend to sit TOEFL or IELTS, you will need to teach the format of the test. For example, candidates need a strategy to recognize and answer Reference Questions in TOEFL and  Matching Heading Questions in IELTS. However, while it’s vital to focus on question-type strategy, you should ensure your students are comfortable[...]

Off2Class for Young Learners

How to Adapt Off2Class for Young Learners – Webinar

As many of you know, our lesson content is designed for adolescents and above. Despite this design, many teachers in our community adapt Off2Class for young learners. We also receive consistent requests for young learner-focused content. Lately, we've been surveying our teacher community to understand some of the strategies that they use to adapt Off2Class for their[...]

esl speaking activities about sins and virtues

ESL Speaking Activities About Sins and Virtues

Our latest release, ESL Speaking Activities about sins and virtues!  Many of you know that Santa Claus (or Saint Nicolas or Father Christmas) only comes to those who’ve been nice, and not naughty! Religion and culture have always provided guidance regarding both good and bad behaviors, respectively known as sin and virtue. Christian tradition has[...]

Teaching TOEFL Students

Teaching TOEFL Students: Step-by-Step Guide

We are delighted to announce that all four sections of our TOEFL lesson series are live! To celebrate the release, James from Off2Class held a teacher training webinar to coach you on teaching TOEFL students. He provides a step-by-step framework that you can use when you're coaching your first TOEFL candidates. This session is perfect[...]

TOEFL Reading

TOEFL Reading: Lesson Series and Webinar

We are delighted to announce that our final TOEFL series, TOEFL Reading is now live! You can find our TOEFL Reading Lesson Series in our lesson library. This marks our 4th category of TOEFL prep lessons and we now have a complete TOEFL Toolkit available to you. To celebrate our latest release, we held a teacher-training webinar[...]

TOEFL Writing

TOEFL Writing: Lesson Series and Webinar

Welcome! We are delighted to announce that our TOEFL Writing Series is live! You can find our TOEFL Writing Lesson Series in our lesson library. These lessons are teacher-led. They are designed for teachers to lead their students through the lessons, in a live setting. To celebrate our latest release, we held a teacher-training webinar to[...]

TOEFL Listening

TOEFL Listening: Lesson Series and Webinar

Welcome! We are delighted to announce that our TOEFL Listening Series is live! You can find our TOEFL Listening Lesson Series in our lesson library. These lessons are designed to be teacher-led. That is, they are designed for you to teach them in a live setting to your students. In addition, our lessons each come with an[...]

TOEFL Speaking

TOEFL Speaking: Lesson Series and Webinar

Welcome! My name is James Heywood. I look after the content on Off2Class. I am delighted to announce that our TOEFL Speaking Series is live! You can find our TOEFL Speaking Lesson Series in our lesson library. Like all our ESL Lesson Content, these lessons are designed to be teacher-led. That is, they are designed to be[...]

TOEFL Webinar Series: You’re Invited

Off2Class is excited to release its long-awaited teacher-led TOEFL series!  Similar to our popular IELTS series, these lessons are designed for ESL teachers to lead and prepare candidates to sit the TOEFL test. Over the next 4 weeks, James Heywood from Off2Class is leading teachers through each skill of the TOEFL test. Each webinar will focus[...]