ESL Instruction

For many people, America truly is the land of opportunity. People move to the United States for business opportunities, freedom from oppression, and the pursuit of a higher standard of living. For years, millions of people from all over the world have come to cities large and small seeking the American Dream. One of the great things about American immigration policy is the commitment to teaching English as a second language in public facilities. Many students come to the United States with little or no knowledge of the English language. These students speak other languages in their homes, and often move into ethnic communities where their native tongue is spoken. One of the only ways to find work or seek higher levels of education is to learn English. Depending on your age and your level of previous experience with the English language, there are a number of different ESL programs to choose from. Some programs for adults specialize in teaching students how to write college admissions essays, apply for jobs, and even take citizenship tests. These specific courses are offered in most communities, and are often free of charge.

Some of the best teachers in the country specialize in teaching English as a second language. Many teachers speak a second language, which makes the lines of communication that much more open. As you have probably heard, most people don't go into the field of education for the money or the fame. People who teach English to speakers of other languages are some of the most patient and thorough teachers in the country today. ESL students of all levels reap the benefits of these compassionate and qualified teachers every day. Those teachers who choose to teach English in other countries can have the benefit of exploring foreign lands.

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Gresham teacher known for her personal touch wins ?Oscar for teaching,? $25,000 award
A Portland-area teacher known for building relationships that empower teens and her effectiveness at educating high school students for whom English is a second language was awarded what?s known as an ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 10 Dec 2019 14:29:00 GMT

Singapore and Malaysia both fall in global ranking of English standards - as did most of Asia
English Proficiency Index, which measures the English levels of countries with non-native speakers worldwide. Singapore fell from third place to fifth place, while Malaysia slid from 22nd to 26th on ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 10 Dec 2019 22:19:18 GMT

From next academic year, English to be medium of instruction in AP schools
Amaravati(AP), Dec 15: The Andhra Pradesh government is bringing in a Bill during the ongoing winter session of the Legislature for amending the AP Education Act, 1982, to give a legal shield to the ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 15 Dec 2019 00:59:00 GMT

After low PISA result, DepEd eyes English as medium of instruction in primary years
MANILA, Philippines ? The Department of Education (DepEd) is looking into the use of English as the medium of instruction in schools, especially at the primary level, after Filipino students fared ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 09 Dec 2019 23:53:00 GMT

Veteran English teacher surrenders license over allegation of inappropriate relationship
The veteran English teacher was immediately placed on paid administrative leave ... On Dec. 2, the department listed Thomes' teaching credential on its website as voluntarily surrendered, resulting in ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 11 Dec 2019 15:35:00 GMT

Whales English announces positive net cash flow and over 30 K Premium users
BEIJING, Dec. 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- In mid-July, the online English teaching organization "Whales English" officially changed its name to "Whales English Elite Education". What progress has been ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 10 Dec 2019 16:53:00 GMT

LearningQuest literacy center programs draw kids into helping parents? ESL progress
She wishes she could get more ESL instruction than her two-hour classes twice a week. ?We hear a lot of that: ?Can we get four days??? Williams said. But LearningQuest, which according to its website ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 15 Dec 2019 12:03:07 GMT

Early teaching of GCSE English \'deters reading\'
The "bleeding down" of GCSE English teaching into lower year groups is deterring students from reading for pleasure, according to a subject expert. The warning comes after a little-reported finding in ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 11 Dec 2019 21:18:00 GMT

English medium set to get legal shield in AP
Amaravati: The state government is bringing in a Bill during the ongoing winter session of the Legislature for amending the AP Education Act, 1982, to give a legal shield to the proposal for ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 15 Dec 2019 12:28:00 GMT

Rwanda\'s education U-turn sparks debate on mother tongue instruction
Last week, Rwanda?s Ministry of Education announced that from next year, English will replace Kinyarwanda as the language of instruction in all schools, reigniting a long-standing debate over language ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 10 Dec 2019 04:23:00 GMT

Andhra Pradesh govt schools to switch to English instruction
... are set to intensify in Andhra Pradesh as the south Indian state plans to convert all its government-run schools into "English medium" overnight. This means schools like Vijaya's, where the medium ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 08 Dec 2019 15:16:00 GMT

In the impeachment spin wars, only the English majors can save us
English majors, cast off your Starbucks aprons ... both sides tweet. But why isn?t that simple instruction delivering us all to the same conclusion? We may or may not be witnessing the collapse of ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 12 Dec 2019 07:32:00 GMT