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ESL Teacherpreneur

ESL Teacherpreneur Stories – Teryn and Dan

Welcome to the 7th installment of our ESL Teacherpreneur series! This is where we highlight teachers from the Off2Class community who have branched away from classroom teaching. This week we'd like to highlight Teryn Brafford and Dan Conerd - each an ESL Teacherpreneur in Thailand via New Zeland. They've started an exciting teacher collective called My English Teachers. Get[...]

How to Teach IELTS Reading

How to Teach IELTS Reading: Webinar

James Heywood (head of content) from Off2Class recently delivered a webinar on how to teach IELTS Reading. This is our second competency-specific IELTS webinar sessions. Each of these webinars will provide an in-depth review for each of the IELTS competencies.  If you'd like a general overview of the IELTS exam, before jumping into how to teach[...]

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Complete materials to teach IELTS Reading online

Extra, Extra! Read all about it! Off2Class now has a category of lessons designed for you to teach IELTS Reading online! All students read every day. They read signs and notes, news articles and gossip columns. They scan timetables for information and browse reviews for the latest book to read, film to watch and restaurant[...]

How to Teach IELTS Listening

How to Teach IELTS Listening: Webinar

James Heywood (head of content) from Off2Class recently delivered a webinar on how to teach IELTS Listening. This was the first of our competency-specific IELTS webinar sessions. Each of these webinars will provide an in-depth review for each of the IELTS competencies.  If you'd like a general overview of the IELTS exam, before jumping into how[...]

ppt lesson plan template

PPT Lesson Plan Template – Free Download

Welcome to Off2Class! We've had repeated requests from teachers in the Off2Class community to release the tools that we use to create ESL lesson content. We are proud to present the Off2Class PPT lesson Plan Template for free download! This is the PPT Lesson Plan Template that we use to build our ESL Lesson Plan[...]

how to teach ielts

How to Teach IELTS: Webinar

James Heywood (head of content) from Off2Class recently delivered a webinar on how to teach IELTS. The session was intended for teachers looking for insight into one of the world’s foremost ESL exams. The how to teach IELTS webinar summarizes the resources you need to guide your students through the IETLS exam. This webinar is[...]

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How to teach IELTS Listening and Webinar

Listen up! Off2Class now has a category of lessons dedicated to IELTS Listening. Coaching a student to succeed in IELTS Listening is not solely about vocabulary and grammar. Success is determined more by the skills needed in the exam along with a familiarity with the question types that students encounter. We’ve released a group of[...]

ESL Absolute Beginner

ESL Absolute Beginners: Recommended Pathways

Welcome to the first instalment of our latest Blog series: Recommended Pathways.  There's been a lot of demand from teachers for recommended course structures when teaching students with our ESL Lesson Plan Library. This is what we plan to cover in the recommended pathways series. Over the coming weeks we'll be posting recommended pathways for various[...]

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How to convert your trial ESL students into customers

My name is Kris Jagasia and I work on product development here at Off2Class. In this role I have the opportunity to interview and spend time with teachers at every angle of the ELT spectrum. The sheer diversity of teachers I come into contact with is what keeps my job interesting. Yet overall, it’s my work[...]

using email to find ESL students

The Teacher Guide to using email to find ESL students

Welcome to our latest post in our Teaching English Online series! This week, we're hosting Elena Mutonono. Elena coaches teachers on how to build up their online teaching businesses. Elena has kindly prepared a comprehensive guide to using email to find ESL students. Take it away Elena! 'Today I'd like to provide you with some[...]