The ESL/ELL Teacher's Book of Lists. 2nd Edition. J-B Ed: Book of Lists

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  • 384 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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  • Expanded vocabulary builders
  • Reproducible response activities
  • Enhanced fluency practice
  • New online resources
  • Includes culture, holidays, idioms, and more!

The ESL/ELL Teacher′s BOOK of LISTS

SECOND EDITION Jacqueline E. Kress, Ed.D.

This second edition of the bestselling resource includes scores of practical, helpful lists that can be reproduced for classroom students or provide a basis for developing instructional materials and lessons. ESL/ELL teachers K–12 at all instructional levels will find teachable content, key words, and important concepts that help to reinforce and enhance grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and writing skills for all ESL students no matter what their ability level or what approach is used.

Completely revised and updated, this new edition includes myriad new lists that reflect the latest information and resources for te iaching English language learners in varied subject areas. Designed for easy use and quick access, the lists may be photocopied for individual or group instruction and are organizednto the following sections:

  • Getting Started
  • Pronunciation
  • Grammar
  • Culture
  • Content Area Words
  • Glossary
  • Core English
  • Vocabulary Builders
  • Assessment
  • Teaching
  • Helpful Resources and References


"Includes useful tools, resources, and activities for educators teaching English language learners at any age and across subject area domains. Teachers will find this book helpful in planning lessons and activities that will engage and enrich the language development of ELL students. It will also help teachers to design activities to directly teach the skills English language learners need to be successful."
DIANE HAAGER, Ph.D., professor, California State University, Los Angeles

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About This Book.

The Author.



List 1.1. Tips for Teaching ESL/ELLs.

List 1.2. Teaching Taxonomy for Beginning ELL.

List 1.3. One Hundred Ways to Praise.

List 1.4. Meeting and Greeting.

List 1.5. Realia and Manipulatives.

List 1.6. Predictable School Routines.

List 1.7. Active Response Activities.

List 1.8. Active Response Cards.

List 1.9. Class and School Vocabulary.

List 1.10. ESL/ELL Students Language Background.


List 2.1. Five Hundred Most Frequently Used English Words.

List 2.2. Fluency Practice for Most Frequently Used Words.

List 2.3. Calendar Words.

List 2.4. Number Words.

List 2.5. Weather Words.

List 2.6. Color Words.

List 2.7. Time Words.

List 2.8. Health Words.

List 2.9. Family and Relationship Words.

List 2.10. Money Words.

List 2.11. Practice Checks.

List 2.12. Safety Words.

List 2.13. Transportation and Travel Words.

List 2.14. Traffic Signs.

List 2.15. Application and Form Words.


List 3.1. Speech Sound Production.

List 3.2. Consonant Production Chart.

List 3.3. Vowel Production Chart.

List 3.4. English Sounds Not Used in Other Languages.

List 3.5. Problem English Sounds for ESL/ELL Students.

List 3.6. Problem English Contrasts for ESL/ELL Students.

List 3.7. Practice for Phonemes in the Initial Position.

List 3.8. Practice for Phonemes in the Medial Position.

List 3.9. Practice for Phonemes in the Final Position.

List 3.10. Practice for Beginning and End Clusters.

List 3.11. Practice for Problem Sounds and Contrasts.

List 3.12. Phonetic Alphabet and English Spellings.

List 3.13. Dictionary Pronunciation Guides.

List 3.14. Stress and Intonation Patterns in Words.

List 3.15. Stress and Intonation Patterns in Sentences.

List 3.16. Tongue Twisters.


List 4.1. Synonyms.

List 4.2. Antonyms.

List 4.3. American Idioms.

List 4.4. English/Spanish Cognates.

List 4.5. English/French Cognates.

List 4.6. English/German Cognates.

List 4.7. Collocations.

List 4.8. Nonreversible Pairs.

List 4.9. Phrasal Verbs–Separable.

List 4.10. Phrasal Verbs–Inseparable.

List 4.11. Words with Multiple Meanings.

List 4.12. Homophones.

List 4.13. Homographs and Heteronyms.


List 5.1. Basic Sentence Patterns.

List 5.2. Question and Answer Sentence Patterns.

List 5.3 Negative Sentence Patterns.

List 5.4. Active/Passive Sentence Patterns.

List 5.5. The Parts of Speech.

List 5.6. Verbs.

List 5.7. Verb Conjugation.

List 5.8. Sentence Patterns Using To Be.

List 5.9. Subject–Verb Agreement.

List 5.10. Time Agreement.

List 5.11. Irregular Verb Forms.

List 5.12. Contractions.

List 5.13. Plurals.

List 5.14. Pronouns.

List 5.15. Possessive Forms.

List 5.16. Adjectives.

List 5.17. Adverbs and Adverbial Phrases.

List 5.18. Articles.

List 5.19. Conjunctions.

List 5.20. Prepositions.

List 5.21. Capitalization.

List 5.22. Punctuation.

List 5.23. Common Grammatical Errors.

List 5.24. Spelling Rules.


List 6.1. Mathematics Vocabulary–Basic.

List 6.2. Mathematics Vocabulary–Intermediate.

List 6.3. Social Studies Vocabulary–Basic.

List 6.4. Social Studies Vocabulary–Intermediate.

List 6.5. Geography Vocabulary–Basic.

List 6.6. Geography Vocabulary–Intermediate.

List 6.7. Science Vocabulary–Basic.

List 6.8. Science Vocabulary–Intermediate.


List 7.1 Seasons, Holidays and Culture.

List 7.2. Fall (Autumn) Holidays and Seasonal Words.

List 7.3. Winter Holidays and Seasonal Words.

List 7.4. Spring Holidays and Seasonal Words.

List 7.5. Summer Holidays and Seasonal Words.

List 7.6. Month–by–Month Commemorative Dates.

List 7.7. Flag Pledge and Patriotic Songs.

List 7.8. Government.

List 7.9. States.

List 7.10. Common Names.

List 7.11. International Proverbs.

List 7.12. Dichos: Spanish Proverbs.

List 7.13. Idioms Across Five languages.


List 8.1. ESL Standards.

List 8.2. Thematic Language Units.

List 8.3. Word Walls.

List 8.4. Conversation Starters.

List 8.5. Discussion Starters.

List 8.6. Helping Students with Audience Recognition.

List 8.7. Activities for Developing Auditory Skills.

List 8.8. Activities for Developing Aural Skills.

List 8.9. Activities for Developing Oral Skills.

List 8.10. Activities for Grammar Instruction.

List 8.11. Activities for Vocabulary Development.

List 8.12. Activities for Improving Writing Skills.

List 8.13. Taste and Touch Lessons.

List 8.14. Journaling.

List 8.15. Interviewing.

List 8.16. Surveys.

List 8.17. Strategies for Inclusive ESL/ELL Classrooms.

List 8.18. New Literacies.

List 8.19. Test–Taking Strategies.

List 8.20. Bingo Blank.

List 8.21. Fill–In Event Calendar.

List 8.22. Five–by–Five Data Organizer.


List 9.1. Language Assessment Guidelines.

List 9.2. Assessing Language Proficiency.

List 9.3. Assessing Auditory/Aural Skills.

List 9.4. Assessing Oral Language Skills.

List 9.5. Assessing Reading Comprehension.

List 9.6. Assessing Written Language Skills.

List 9.7. Tests for Assessing English Language Learning.


List 10.1. ESL/ELL Virtual Reference Library.

List 10.2. Websites for ESL/ELL Teachers.

List 10.3. Glossary of ESL/ELL Language Learning Terms.

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JACQUELINE E. KRESS, Ed.D., is dean and professor of education at Georgian Court University where she works with college and school faculty to prepare classroom teachers, ESL teachers, reading specialists, special educators, school counselors and administrators.She is coauthor of the bestselling book The Reading Teacher′s Book of Lists from Jossey–Bass.

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