• December 16, 2014

English Camp programs on beautiful Vancouver Island

Vancouver Islands Homestays and Camps (VIHAC) English camps are designed to provide international students with the opportunity to participate in an intensive English class combined with cultural activities and a homestay with a Canadian family. VIHAC English camps are designed so that students get maximum exposure and practice using English while learning about the culture by participating in activities in Canada and living with a family from Canada. [read the full article …]

  • December 13, 2014

Sentence Problems – Joining clauses correctly | Podcast

 

This PODCAST episode is all about sentence problems and how to join two causes correctly.

The written version can be read at http://eslvietnamzone.com/sentence-problems-joining-clauses-correctly/
The video version can be watched on ESL Vietnam Zone’s YouTube Channel at http://youtu.be/tE_xdASYzYQ.

  • December 12, 2014

ESL Lesson Plan | Work, Jobs, and Occupations

This is an ESL lesson plan on work, jobs and occupations that can be adapted for all levels.

Level: Pre-Intermediate
Topic: Work, Jobs, and Occupations
Aim of the lesson: Talking about work, jobs, and occupations
Language Focus: Present simple to talk about general truths
Vocabulary focus: Jobs and Occupations
Competency: Describe an occupation
Length of the lesson: 45 minutes

Warm-up – Teacher asks questions to introduce to learners the topic of the lesson
What is your parent’s job?
What do you want to be when you grow up? Why? [read the full article …]

  • December 11, 2014

Sentence problems – Fragments

 

This podcast episode is all about sentence problems, particularly FRAGMENTS. Fragments are incomplete sentences and in this podcast episode fragments are explained and exemplified.

The written version of this podcast episode can be read at Sentence Problems – FRAGMENTS.

If you prefer to listen to this podcast episode on YouTube then follow the link below:
Sentence Problems – Fragments on ESL Vietnam Zone YouTube channel

  • December 10, 2014

Vocabulary building game

 

This is a great vocabulary building game that is very simple but very effective. It was originally posted on LinkedIn website by Meni Porat.

The written version of this game can be found at http://eslvietnamzone.com/great-vocabulary-building-game/.
The video version of this podcast can be watched on ESL Vietnam Zone YouTube channel at http://youtu.be/GAXDWKCtEUI

  • December 9, 2014

Great vocabulary building game

The audio version of this article can be listened at http://eslvietnamzone.com/podcast/vocabulary-building-game/.

The video version of this article can be watched on ESL Vietnam Zone YouTube channel at http://youtu.be/GAXDWKCtEUI.

Building vocabulary is one of the most important parts of learning English and it is also the most difficult part, at least in my opinion. Foreign learners of English can build their vocabulary in many ways but one of the most effective way (and also pleasant) is through games. [read the full article …]

  • December 6, 2014

Prepositions in English language

 

In this podcast episode Dan is talking about “Prepositions in English language”.
A written version of this podcast episode can be seen at http://eslvietnamzone.com/prepositions-tricky-part-english-language/
You can watch the video version on YouTube.

  • December 4, 2014

The discourse function of intonation

The discourse function of intonation analyzes sentences’ occurrence in the larger contexts. For example, let’s take a look at the following sentences:

  1. Have you got free time this morning?
  2. I might have later on if that meeting’s off.
  1. They were talking about putting it later.
  2. You can’t be sure.

[read the full article …]

  • December 1, 2014

UPDATE – Motorbike driving license for foreigners in Vietnam

 

Soon, foreigners who live, travel, and/or work in Vietnam would be allowed to ride a motorbike without a Vietnamese-granted driving license. For more information listen to this short podcast episode.

A written version of this podcast episode can be read at http://eslvietnamzone.com/driving-license-for-foreigners-in-vietnam/

The video version of this podcast episode can be watched on ESL Vietnam Zone’s YouTube Channel following the link below:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WX1PsE5lMhY

  • November 29, 2014

Nouns, pronouns, and possessive adjectives

 

Nouns, pronouns, and possessive adjectives are explained in this podcast and examples are given for a better understanding.

The written version of this article can be found at http://eslvietnamzone.com/nouns-pronouns-possessive-adjectives-english-language/

The video version of this podcast episode can be watched on YouTube at http://youtu.be/ftg4Fqe4nDI