English teachers cover a wide array of subjects including grammar, reading comprehension, and written and verbal communications. If you're thinking about teaching English you also need to determine what grade level students you want to work with, and whether you want to teach students who speak languages other than English as their native tongues.
Grammar is one of the fundamental elements to understanding any language. As a student learns to read, speak or write any language, he also needs to understand basic elements such as sentence structure and verb conjugation. In addition, students need to understand concepts such as capitalization and punctuation and even the American English alphabet. English teachers help students grow at all levels of their educational development. Teachers who work with younger students help them develop the basics while high school and college level teachers help students develop communication skills they will use for the rest of their lives. Some English teachers even get to experience the joy of helping students to find their natural talents for writing and speaking the English language.
In addition to teaching the standard English curriculum, you might also want to consider teaching English as a second language. This is a challenging career choice as many students already have developed language skills in their own native tongues. Many ESL students don't get to practice their English skills at home, which can make it more difficult to teach them. With all these challenges, many people find ESL instruction to be quite rewarding.
Santa Paula woman killed in Thomas Fire was attorney, English teacher
The Santa Paula woman who died while fleeing the Thomas Fire last week was an attorney and taught English. Virginia Pesola, 70, worked out of the Los Angeles office of the law firm Burke, Williams and Sorensen from November 1980 to September 1996.
Publ.Date : Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:08:00 GMT
No school library? No problem for local English teacher
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- In 2012 when English teacher Maggie Schuh joined the faculty at Central Visual and Performing Arts High School, she wanted to know where her classroom was and where the library was. Schuh was told the high school didn?t have a library ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 13 Dec 2017 14:57:00 GMT
New Jersey English teacher publishes novel on landscaping
New Jersey English teacher AJ Smith often shares about the virtues of classic literature to his English students at Hillsborough High School in Hillsborough Township, New Jersey. He?s known to keep his classroom stocked of copies of Pride and Prejudice ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:37:00 GMT
Educators given more flexibility to teach English
Educators say new legislation signed by Gov. Charlie Baker last month will allow districts more freedom when teaching English language learners, a change that comes as local school districts adjust to an influx of students from Puerto Rico, many of whom ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 12 Dec 2017 04:12:00 GMT
130 English schools fail to gain ?good? rating in 10 years
Ofsted has identified about 330 unregistered religious schools in England that are teaching children in a way that Ms Spielman said conflicted with British values. The religious schools ? which include schools teaching hardline Muslim, Christian and ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 13 Dec 2017 04:28:00 GMT
Pearson ELT Teacher Award: A look at last year?s submissions
The Pearson 2018 ELT Teacher Award recognizes excellence in English Language Teaching all over the world. Last year, over 1,300 teachers entered the competition and more than 34,000 people voted for their favorite entries. The award, which celebrated ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 16 Dec 2017 08:22:00 GMT