Change of Address

Hi friends and fellow bloggers, I am changing the address of my WordPress site.  I am not sure if I will find you again. If I disappear from your blogosphere completely, it is because I am a novice. I am heading back to my site at whilhelminawanderlust.wordpress.com, and I hope you will come with me…

6 Free Websites For Learning English

There are a plethora (a lot) of free English resources and websites available to you. I have listed 6 of my students’ favorites. Do you have a favorite language learning website? learnenglishfeelgood.com This website has online exercises for: grammar, vocabulary, travel English, and listening. It is better than learn English feel bad! ello.org Learning with…

Look Who Hit 10 Followers

Yep, I am in the double digits. I think this blog is going somewhere. Wait, are you laughing? That’s okay! I am laughing, too. Well, it has been awhile. I began this blog in 2011, so it has been active for 7 years. At this rate, I will hit triple digits when I am dead….

Lesson Plan #1: Endangered Animals

Hello fellow teachers, I have included links to the documents and videos that you would need to replicate this lesson. The lesson is for intermediate ESOL/EFL students and the lesson would last for approximately three hours. I have tried my best to include exercises and activities for reading, writing, listening, and speaking. What would you…

The Traveling Teacher

Let me explain to you why I chose the term “the traveling teacher” to describe myself. Is it because I am traveling and teaching abroad? No, but I hope to some day! Instead, I drive locally (here in Arizona, U.S.A.) to teach.  I am currently driving 20,000 miles (32,187 km) per year for work, not…

Beginning Vocabulary- I Like Quizlet!

Please click the link below to study 189 beginning level vocabulary words. As a student, you can use this website to study on your own. As a teacher, you can use Quizlet in the classroom. For example, as a warmup activity, my students and I review these words in the first 15-20 minutes of class….

Exploring the Desert

When you don’t have the time or money to travel to a far and exotic location, it is always interesting to discover the places around you. This is what led me to find a unique place in the Arizona desert. Located between Phoenix (where virtually everyone in Arizona lives) and Prescott (where retirees from around…

The Art of Teaching

You will find me here. I am on stage from 9:00-4:00, five days a week. — A line I once overheard between two English teachers. I was born to be an actress. However, I used to be shy. When I was attending college, we had to film ourselves in our speech class. I was so…