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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The Pros and Cons of Teaching English in China
Do you want to travel the world, but aren't sure how to make any money while on the road? Are you a native English speaker? Do you have a university degree and a TEFL Certificate? If you answered yes to these questions, then teaching English could be the ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 23 Nov 2015 20:23:00 GMT

Refugees quicker to adapt to Canada than others says ESL teacher
it's a longer process." Azim Bhimji has been teaching English for 25 years in Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada (LINC) classes, a program that is funded by Citizenship and Immigration Canada. Students in his class come from all over the world ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 26 Nov 2015 15:29:00 GMT

ESL classes gain new teachers
The new teachers, Michael Rocha and Patricia Esqueda, are teaching the evening classes for beginning English speakers and intermediate level English speakers. Aimee Souders teaches day ESL classes at Nuestra Casa. Lemos said more than 40 people turned out ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 20 Nov 2015 18:26:00 GMT

Nashville schools build $38M program to teach immigrants English
Metro Schools is working on a plan for its 12,300 students needing English language services. Students need instruction that addresses their different needs, including special education. Money, politics and organizing will all factor into whether Metro ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 15 Nov 2015 13:43:00 GMT

IPS English teacher wins Milken Award ? and $25,000
Even so, she recalled the electric feeling she had the first time she walked into Coryell?s English class. ?When she is teaching English, she?s like a whole new person,? Calhoun said. ?It?s just like that inner self comes out. She is so ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 24 Nov 2015 17:32:00 GMT

15 Tips and Tools for Teaching Grammar
The Grammar Police app drops different parts of speech into a police chase scenario that will keep kids entertained while teaching them about sentence structure. It was designed by English teachers and is available on iOS devices for $0.99. Grammar Jammers ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 26 Nov 2015 17:51:00 GMT

Shanghai teaching method \'could improve UK results within four years\'
Photograph: Frantzesco Kangaris for the Guardian The government?s controversial experiment with Shanghai mathematics teaching in English schools could pay dividends with improved test results within four years, according to one leading expert.
Publ.Date : Thu, 26 Nov 2015 05:31:00 GMT

Students want English as medium of instruction
Nagpur: The union HRD ministry is considering making the state language mandatory as the medium of instruction in primary schools. Supporters of the move say that if students are taught fundamentals in their mother tongue, they will understand them much ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 13 Nov 2015 15:45:00 GMT

Music class helps Sacramento refugee students learn English
The school integrates specialized instruction for English learners into all of its lessons and dedicates a 30-minute session of concentrated teaching for English learners each day. I am happy my kids are at the school. We feel supported and like everyone ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:01:00 GMT

English Schools Must Teach Atheism In Religion Lessons, Court Rules
?His decision will also not affect the current teaching of the RS GCSE in classrooms. We will carefully consider the judgement before deciding on our next steps.?
Publ.Date : Thu, 26 Nov 2015 07:49:00 GMT