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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Demand for English as Medium of Instruction: Parents Block Goa Roads, Stone Buses
Panaji: Several parents in Goa today blocked the main roads and bridges across the state and allegedly pelted some buses with stones while demanding English to be made the medium of instruction and government grants for every academic year. The ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 31 Jul 2015 04:42:00 GMT

Concordia students teaching English in China
Courtesy Photo - Concordia students teaching English in China include: (standing, l-r) Jordan Potrzeba, Thomas Hinrichs, Lauren Staehr, Ray Villegas, Marol Feickert, Marie Webb, Kara Blase, Mary Carnoali and Katherine Vogel; (kneeling, l-r) Kimberly Wood ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 30 Jul 2015 05:59:00 GMT

NATO experts design new English teaching course at Marshall Center\'s language center
First NATO course for English teachers to teach military students created at the Marshall Center's Partner Language Training Center, Europe. GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN, Germany (July 28, 2015) -- A graduation ceremony for 10 participants from eight countries ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Jul 2015 01:00:00 GMT

Springdale, Rogers learn new strategies for helping English learners
Research for working with English learners has been limited, and emerging research suggests that explicit instruction on language is beneficial, Graham said. "They haven't built the complexity of language that new standards are requiring of students ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 31 Jul 2015 22:54:00 GMT

Demand for English as medium of instruction in Goa
Panaji, Jul 31 (PTI) Several parents in Goa yesterday blocked the main roads and bridges across the state and allegedly pelted some buses with stones while demanding English to be made the medium of instruction and government grants for every academic year.
Publ.Date : Sat, 01 Aug 2015 12:30:00 GMT

State ESL director office moves to Farmington
Working toward a doctorate in teaching and learning from Liberty University. ? Former English Speakers of Other Languages director for the Rogers School District. ? Taught adjunct graduate courses for eight years at John Brown University for teachers ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:25:00 GMT

English schools see first rise in exclusions in eight years
Teaching unions concerned by increase in young pupils expelled for assaulting adults A rise in pupils excluded by primary schools has caused the first increase in exclusions from English state schools for eight years, with teaching unions concerned by an ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 30 Jul 2015 13:53:00 GMT

Responding to complaint, city vows to investigate secular learning at 39 Jewish schools
Last Monday, more than 50 Jewish school parents, former students, and former teachers invoked that rule in a letter asking several superintendents to investigate nearly 40 yeshivas that they claim offer unacceptably scant instruction in math, English and ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 02 Aug 2015 02:24:00 GMT

Amber Rose Criticized for Teaching Her Baby ?Hood English? (WATCH)
*We?re not convinced that Amber Rose didn?t know ?conversate? is not in the dictionary until the Guardians of the Internet informed her of so after she posted a video online of herself teaching her 2-year-old son the incorrect word. According to ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 30 Jul 2015 01:00:00 GMT

New York City Questions English, Math and Science Taught at Yeshivas
The letter states that at the 39 yeshivas, children ages 7 to 13 receive only an hour and a half of English and math instruction combined four days per week. Other secular subjects are not taught at all, and English instruction for boys stops at age 13 ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:00:00 GMT