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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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English department seeks new creative writing lecturer
English senior Madeline Duff attended one of the teaching demonstrations and discussed what she would like in a new lecturer, she said. ?Someone who is open to new ideas and encouraging but also knows what they?re talking about.? The candidate hired ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 27 Apr 2016 21:05:00 GMT

Vietnam races against the clock to produce teachers of English
VietNamNet Bridge - It is estimated that Vietnam will need 7,770 more teachers of English by 2020 to implement the national program on teaching English, under which third, fourth and fifth graders would have four English sessions a week. The Ministry of ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 27 Apr 2016 17:00:00 GMT

The art of teaching teachers how to teach reading
Daprocida said her school's story shows that the major obstacle to success wasn't the income level of students' families or the amount of English spoken at home. It all comes down to the art of teaching reading, she said. "The focus isn't on the fact that ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:40:00 GMT

How do you teach English to Americans?
Jose Perez never really worried about why his children had to repeat English-language classes year after year. After all, they were born in California. Perez assumed the reason for the added instruction was that he and his wife have a rule that everyone ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 20 Apr 2016 13:16:00 GMT

Practical Tips For Getting a Job Teaching English Abroad
It?s no secret that teaching English abroad is a fantastic way to travel the world. Not only do you get to immerse in a new culture, but teaching English overseas also presents the opportunity to save money, learn new skills and make meaningful friendships.
Publ.Date : Mon, 25 Apr 2016 18:14:00 GMT

51Talk awarded Best Online English Teaching Platform
51Talk recently received the Golden Globe Award for Business Excellence (GGAABE) for Best Online English Teaching Platform (National Awards, 2016). Recognized for its excellence and innovation in the field of English Language Teaching (ELT),the company was ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 28 Apr 2016 07:53:00 GMT

ODU Graduate Making an Impact in Colombia Teaching English
Whether working as a chaplain?s assistant in the military, studying at ODU to become a history teacher or traveling to Colombia to teach English, Brett Martinez has always had the motto ?people helping people.? Martinez came to ODU in 2012 right ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 24 Apr 2016 10:50:00 GMT

Medium of Instruction issue: RSS, BJP war of words turns shriller in Goa
The ongoing bickering between RSS and ruling BJP in Goa over the issue of medium of instruction (MOI ... has opposed the state government?s stand on providing grants to English medium schools. As per reports, Parsekar had demanded replacement of ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 28 Apr 2016 08:22:00 GMT

Joshua Steinberg Awarded Fulbright Assistantship
Joshua Steinberg of Huntingdon Valley, Pa., a 2015 graduate of Kutztown University, won a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) grant to travel to Germany for the 2016-2017 academic year. To view these students click here: http://kutztown ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:41:00 GMT

How to get paid teaching English online
This article, originally entitled How to Get Paid Teaching English Online comes from SavingsAngel.com. Whether or not you?ve ever wanted to become a teacher, teaching English online as a freelance English teacher has become an attractive way to earn ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 20 Apr 2016 01:00:00 GMT