SLA resources

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Note: Not much here yet. Some of the contents here were apparently lost permanently when my website crashed earlier; hope to rebuild this page later in the summer.


1 Youtube videos

Youtube videos of various teaching methods * Audiolingual Method


Youtube videos of English lessons * Teaching kindergarten kids (toddlers, actually) English for children (plants, plurals lesson)

2 Course handouts

2.1 Grammar topics


2.2 Pedagogy

3 Interactive classes and activities

  • Questions: using questions and leading class discussions
  • Intro to group work in classrooms: understanding why group activities and active learning methods work; understanding group dynamics; grading and assessment; and making groups work
  • Group activities: different types of group activities that you can try in teaching


4 Assessment

  • Formative assessment: informal pre-class and end-of-class assignments
  • Rubrics: systematic and time-saving methods of grading and providing better feedback