6 Proven Mini-Lessons for High-Success ESL Teaching and Learning

Another great post from Hong Kong ESL Blog!

Hong Kong ESL Blog

From Primary to Secondary High Schools in Hong Kong, all of us NETs are encouraged to use proven and high-success learning materials infused with only-the-best ESL teaching methodologies. For me, one of the most convenient strategy in preparing for every class every day is to design and develop mini-lessons that help manage young learners’ short attention span.

Pick relevant mini-lessons that encompass the overall objectives of the day’s lesson topic. With mini-lessons, you will be able to establish routine that ensures consistency, organization/order, and structure in the average of 50 – 60 minutes of your class. You will build a better community of learners, and reinforce balanced mix of surprise and expectation.

For your lesson, always divide it into three main parts – warming up the class, lesson proper, and cooling down. Focus your objectives to cultivate overall learning in the four language skills – listening, speaking, reading, and writing…

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