Here are some language tips to avoid using ‘problem(s)’ too much. There are many alternatives to this word that can add a lot of variety to your vocabulary and most of them you know but don’t use. (Challenges, Issues, setbacks, obstacles, questions etc.) There are also verb collocations here so listen up!
Idioms: tie up a few loose ends, wave a magic wand, answer to my prayers,
An ESL lesson idea for teachers on this topic should create lots of discussion, different opinions, arguments and plenty of vocabulary words. Perfect for debate scenarios and use of functional language which I discuss in this episode.