"While ESL classes should encourage students to speak English, you also need to maintain an environment in which everyone can be heard. Depending on the activities you choose to do in class and the nature of your students, keeping noise levels reasonable can be challenging especially with younger students.
Ideally your classroom will be an area in which everyone can participate and students listen respectfully to one another. Let’s talk about some ways to achieve this."
Too Loud To Be Heard: Handling Noise Levels in Your ESL Classroom
Too Loud To Be Heard: Handling Noise Levels in Your ESL Classroom: