The first part focuses on the basics of ESL. There are a few important aspects to always keep in mind while developing any curriculum, be it only a few lessons or a full course:. An acquired language needs to be repeated in a various number of guises before it can be actively used by the student. Studies have shown that new linguistic functions need to be repeated at least six times before most learners can consider the new piece of language theirs. After six repetitions, the newly-acquired language skills are usually still only passively activated.
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ESL activities on social issues can be a great way to spark a "natural" conversation in the classroom. Students most likely engage in discussions about social issues in their native language. However, talking about those same topics in a classroom in English is another thing entirely. In many respects, a successful ESL conversation activity around social issues involves detailed and well-prepared lesson planning.