Bright Hub Education. Looking for lesson plans and strategies for teaching English as a second language? You’ve come to the right place. Experienced ESL teachers from a wide variety of teaching backgrounds share their advice and tips for teaching in a diversity of situations. You’ll find techniques that vary depending on the needs of the classroom and students, as well as the primary language that is spoken. You’ll also find great modifications to lesson plans that can be utilized when teaching classes that contain both ESL students as well as native English speakers.