Podcast: How To Teach Mixed Ability EFL Classes

Mixed Ability in TEFL

To paraphrase Abraham Lincoln...

You can't teach all of the students all of the time, but you can teach all of the students some of the time.

But is this always true in teaching? How can we use differentiation to ensure students learn?

Biggest challenge for EFL Teachers?

Working with mixed ability groups is one of the biggest challenges EFL teachers face.. This episode we look at what mixed ability classes are, how to plan for them and how to differentiate on the spot.

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For more on this topic, check out Natalie Hess' book, Teaching Large Multilevel Classes (below, as quoted by Tracy on the podcast)

How to Teach Mixed ability ESL classes - podcast notes