ESL Classes

ESL classes and ESL education programs have provided students from all over the world with a greater understanding of the English language and overall culture of English speaking countries. People who teach ESL help international students find their voices in English speaking countries. Rather than feeling ostracized, international students begin to feel like part of the community at large when they learn the basics of the native tongue.

ESL teachers must be proficient in the rules of grammar, punctuation, writing, and speaking. In addition, these teachers must be able to create lesson plans that help students learn in an efficient manner. Lesson plans are typically formed based on age group and level of previous English speaking experience and exposure.

One way to become eligible to teach English as a second language is to earn a master's degree in the subject. While some schools only accept teachers who have earned these higher degrees, most simply accept units taken at an accredited university. Other colleges and universities offer undergraduate degree programs to their students. It can take anywhere from four to six years to earn these advanced degrees, but when you finish the program, you have your degree and your credential, as well as ESL certification. If you earn an undergraduate degree in a related field and you want to go on to teach ESL, you can enroll in an intensive certification program. Many of these programs provide students with job placement opportunities in the United States and around the world. These programs provide you not only with a clear career path, but also they provide you with the chance to travel the world and learn about other cultures.


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LA Unified dual-language classes for early learners tap into their elastic brains
Hillary Erlich, dual-language transitional kindergarten teacher, instructs her L.A. Unified preschoolers in both English and Spanish at Grand View Boulevard Elementary School in Mar Vista. Bonnie Petrie/KPCC Two Los Angeles Unified School District schools ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 09 May 2017 05:02:17 GMT

IVCC offers free High School Equivalency and English Language Acquisition classes
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Publ.Date : Fri, 19 May 2017 18:35:00 GMT

16 photos: English Valleys Class of 2017
16 photos: English Valleys Class of 2017 English Valleys 2017 graduation ceremonies on Sunday, May 21, at the high school in North English. Check out this story on press-citizen.com: http://icp-c.com/2qJlkPm
Publ.Date : Sun, 21 May 2017 17:17:00 GMT

What should American students learn in English class?
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Publ.Date : Sun, 21 May 2017 15:51:00 GMT

City Colleges of Chicago Celebrates Achievements of Class of 2017 at Commencement Ceremony
Discouraged because she couldn?t understand much English, she enrolled in free English as a Second Language (ESL) classes at Truman College. After a year of honing her English, she applied to the college?s Gateway Program, which helps ESL and GED ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 22 May 2017 09:49:00 GMT

Class Action Reform and ?Fairness in Class Action Act?
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Publ.Date : Mon, 22 May 2017 08:07:00 GMT

5 Ways Teachers Can Support a Home Language
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Publ.Date : Sat, 20 May 2017 22:49:00 GMT

Trump budget: Deep cuts to public school programs in pursuit of school choice
two programs targeting Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian students, totaling $65 million; two international education and foreign language programs, $72 million; a $12 million program for gifted students; and $12 million for Special Olympics education programs.
Publ.Date : Mon, 22 May 2017 00:04:00 GMT

This Desert View senior taught herself English, persisted and blossomed
People always called Idaena Castro-Contreras the smart one in class. But the 18-year-old who taught herself English as a child had a hard time believing it at first. "I was like 'I'm the Mexican who came over here, how can I be the smart one?'
Publ.Date : Sun, 21 May 2017 12:10:00 GMT

Betsy DeVos\'s Budget Would Drastically Cut Public Education Programs
two programs targeting Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian students, totaling $65 million; two international education and foreign language programs, $72 million; a $12 million program for gifted students; and $12 million for Special Olympics education programs.
Publ.Date : Fri, 19 May 2017 21:28:00 GMT