ESL Teacher Resources

Everything You Need to Become a Better ESL Teacher

About Our Teacher Resources

Describing an ever-growing list of teacher resources is difficult, but I’m going to try.  Everything you find in this section of ESL Authority is designed to make you a better ESL teacher – many posts cover things I wish I had known prior to teaching or topics that can help you get more out of your lessons.

From tips to equipment, we’ve done our best to include resources that are valuable to all teachers, no matter what age, level, or location.  Don’t see something?  Just ask!

Popular ESL Teaching Resources

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64 Free ESL Lesson Plans and Templates

Planning lessons is hard – here are 51 free ESL lesson plans and templates to use in your next class or as inspiration for your next lesson.
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77 Free TEFL and ESL Worksheets You Can Use Today

Nearly 80 ESL worksheets and PDFs that your class can use today – subjects range from kids and adults to reading and grammar.
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25 Sets of ESL Flashcards to Use in Your Lessons Today

Need help with a lesson? Try these ESL flashcards – we’ve listed 25 sets in categories like animals, food, vocabulary, as well as flashcards just for kids and adults!

Teaching Tips & Materials

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4 Creative ESL Reading Tips to Help Your Students

Struggling to to teach your ESL students how to read? Here are 4 exercises that will make it easier & more fun for everyone.
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9 Time Saving Tips to Help Lighten Your Load as a Teacher

Need more time in your teaching schedule? Check out these 9 time saving tips that you can start using immediately.
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3 Standby Activities for When You’ve Drawn a Blank in Class

Lose your train of thought in class? Use these 3 activities to bring the lesson back, regain control, and have some fun doing it.

Supplies for the Classroom & Teacher

The 9 Best Projectors for Your Classroom & School

Explore our 11 favorite projectors for your classroom or school and what makes them great – compare features, price, and durability.
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9 of the Best Easels for Your Classroom or Studio

Shopping for an easel for your classroom or home? Here are our 9 favorites for artists, students, and hobbyists, broken out by features and price.
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The 9 Best Whiteboards for Your Classroom or Office

Looking to take your lessons to the next level? Check out the 9 best whiteboards to classrooms & offices to find the perfect option for your space.