Resource Round-up: Easy English Times

 “Our liberty depends on the freedom of the press, and that cannot be limited without being lost.” -Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826), American statesman and 3rd President of the United States Are you seeking an informative, practical resource to help improve your beginner/intermediate ESL students’ reading comprehension skills? If so, we highly recommend Easy English Times....

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Review: How to Have More Engaging Conversations in Everyday Life

“Confidence contributes more to a conversation than wit.” – Francois de La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680), French writer How can we help English language learners in the U.S. have more long-lasting, compelling conversations with native speakers? Sometimes it can be difficult to transition from small talk to a more personal, in-depth conversation. Feelings of intimidation, or...

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Review: How to Have More Engaging Conversations in Everyday Life

“Confidence contributes more to a conversation than wit.” – Francois de La Rochefoucauld (1613-1680), French writer How can we help English language learners in the U.S. have more long-lasting, compelling conversations with native speakers? Sometimes it can be difficult to transition from small talk to a more personal, in-depth conversation. Feelings of intimidation, or...

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Asking English Questions in a Global Context

How do English language learners develop the ability to ask questions in English? Why do ESL students need so much practice asking questions? What are tag-questions, and why are they so important in spoken English? The grammar and word order of English questions can be challenging. English Questions: Practice Drills in All Active Tenses   provides English students with extensive, focused...

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Chimayo Press Catalog Spotlight: From Our Friends

Readers and teachers of English: Are you looking to create a more fluency-focused curriculum for your ESL/EFL class this fall? Do you seek new, engaging communicative activities to encourage class discussions? Or perhaps flexible lesson plans with a built-in homework assignment per unit? Chimayo Press’s Fall 2016 catalog is here, featuring four new titles in addition to our previous...

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