ELLLO Teacher

This page provides the latest episodes of the ELLLO Teacher podcast and video tutorials to help educators teach language, especially listening.

Dr. Naheen Madarbukus-Ring talks about teaching ESL students different listening skills.
Dr. Chris Haswell talks about the emergence of World English(es) in ESL education.
Jose Domingo Cruz talks about Goldfish365, his free listening lesson site similar to ELLLO.
Jose Domingo Cruz talks about his book Teaching with Zoom - An Advanced User's Guide.
Todd explains the purpose of the new ELLLO Teacher podcast in the first episode on the show.
Learn how to make a easy quiz that can be self-grading and even fun for students.
Learn how to make fun grammar games that are bilingual and super easy to make!
Learn how to rate a text for difficulty and create a bilingual vocab list in seconds.
Create fun, interactive vocab study-sets with this amzing free tool.
Turn any web page, such as one on elllo, into a customized and sharable lesson.
Combine and seperate PDFs, such as elllo worksheets, for customized lessons.
Make any PDF interactive and easy to annotate just a regular piece of paper.
Turn any elllo content with audio or video into an interactive lesson with multiple tasks.
Learn how to record and edit audio, and create customized listening lessons.
Use the freemium tool to creating interactive lesson for all skills, even speaking.

About the Teacher

Todd Beuckens is an ESL teacher with over 25 years of classroom experience. He has an M.A. in Learning, Design and Technology from San Diego State University. He is currently based in Japan and is the creator of the following sites.



P.U.S.H. Your Lessons

Teachers can learn to produce, use, share and host digital and print lessons online using a variety of free tools. MEELS offers free training for teachers via five email courses, one starting each month.


Create engaging lesson materials using a variety of free tools, both online and as a downloaded software.


Use your content with your students. Notice what works and what needs improvement, and then make necessary improvements on the fly.


Share your lessons with your students, and other teachers and students around the world using a variety of free distribution platforms such as cloud hosting and social media.


Host your lessons and retain ownership of what you create by creating your own library or lesson portal online using free file hosting services and social media platforms.