English Teaching

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.


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UNL student uses study abroad experiences to teach refugees English
Miranda Kuzela has loved learning about different languages and cultures for as long as she can remember. ?My mom is a travel agent and inspired my love for world travel,? the junior global studies, R...
Publ.Date : Mon, 04 Feb 2019 22:12:00 GMT

Ellems teach English in Cambodia, enjoy immersion in country?s culture
Photo Provided John Ellem teaches students in a school in Cambodia. PARKERSBURG ? John and Sherry Ellem and their daughter Sara enjoyed teaching English in Cambodia while experiencing the culture of t...
Publ.Date : Fri, 08 Feb 2019 21:27:00 GMT

Missouri English Teacher Allegedly Admitted She Had Sex with Student
A 23-year-old Missouri teacher resigned earlier this week following her arrest for allegedly having sex with a student. Police allege an unlawful encounter occurred between Jan. 14 and Jan. 21 ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 15 Feb 2019 05:23:00 GMT

Why it costs colleges far more to educate a physicist or teacher than an English major
The research looked at the cost to colleges of teaching different subjects and how various elements ? such as professor salaries or average class size ? pull these costs up or down. Students and paren...
Publ.Date : Wed, 13 Feb 2019 10:24:00 GMT

Talbot announces 2019 teacher, support staff finalists
Teacher of the Year Finalists: Lynn Aleman teaches fourth grade and English for speakers of other languages at Easton Elementary-Moton. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in elementary education at ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 17 Feb 2019 00:36:00 GMT

Bidding English teacher a fond farewell
ON the first day of her teaching career, Leela Rani Bachan Singh came home crying, telling her mother that she didn?t want to teach. And every time she tried to find a way out, she would be met with o...
Publ.Date : Sat, 16 Feb 2019 08:00:00 GMT

English teacher\'s unusual surname inspires him to master French!
?I GET that all the time!? exclaims Simon Michael Marius Leprince when I express my initial surprise to the soft-spoken Indian gentleman who had, just moments earlier, walked through the glass doors o...
Publ.Date : Sat, 16 Feb 2019 16:32:08 GMT

Community rallies to help Mundelein teacher fighting cancer
The Mundelein resident has been teaching 16 years, including the last 11 in District 75. Today she teaches the English language sections of the district's two-way immersion program, which started thre...
Publ.Date : Sun, 17 Feb 2019 15:01:00 GMT

Teaching with Tension addresses diversity, inclusivity in classroom
?We call it ?Teaching with Tension? because quite often when you bring up racialized topics in the classroom, it creates a lot of anxiety,? said Cassander Smith, associate professor of English at the ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 16 Feb 2019 11:40:00 GMT

Mendocino College scholarship recipient, aspiring English teacher turned CPA
Academic Excellence scholarships are given to students who, simply put, excel academically. Courtney Wagner is a shining example of what it means to be an excellent student scholar. Wagner received a ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 13 Feb 2019 07:42:00 GMT

Tucson educators hail change in state rules on how English-language learners are taught
?Research has consistently shown that if you teach a child in his or her first language and develop literacy abilities, those abilities transfer into English,? Combs said. ?What that ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 16 Feb 2019 15:00:00 GMT

Tennessee teaching programs make gains, new report card shows
Teaching programs in Tennessee are making strides in getting ... that will hopefully help in reducing the state's critical shortages in subjects including English as a Second Language, Spanish, specia...
Publ.Date : Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:09:00 GMT