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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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Phonics teaching in England needs to change: New research points to a better approach
Arguments about the best way to teach children to read can be intense?they've even been described as "the reading wars." In England, as in many other countries, much of the debate has been over the ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 19 Jan 2022 07:20:00 GMT

Benjamin L. Coale, a teacher and an artist who had an unbound enthusiasm for teaching, dies
Benjamin L. Coale, a teacher and artist who brought his lifelong love of history and English to his classroom and an understated sense of humor to his artwork, died of esophageal cancer Jan. 11 at the ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 28 Jan 2022 02:00:00 GMT

Teaching in English difficult for teachers now
Hyderabad: The Government's decision to introduce English medium from primary to high school level drew flak from various sections, including government teachers, and educationists. They claim that ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 18 Jan 2022 15:23:00 GMT

Telangana to push for English as medium of instruction in govt schools
State education minister Sabita Indra Reddy told The Indian Express that over the next couple of years, over 26,000 government primary and secondary schools will be converted into English medium ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 18 Jan 2022 18:11:00 GMT

Registration Open for ESL Symposium Focused on New Bilingual Education Legislation
The upcoming English as a Second Language symposium will focus on new legislation in Arkansas regarding bilingual education and dual-immersion programming.
Publ.Date : Wed, 26 Jan 2022 22:03:00 GMT

How has the pandemic changed virtual ESL learning?
Students and teachers turned to ESL learning apps when in-person classrooms closed. But this approach doesn't totally bridge the gap for students.
Publ.Date : Wed, 26 Jan 2022 17:21:00 GMT

Today?s obituary: Barbara Paronett taught English for Phoenix school district
Paronett went to work for the Phoenix school district, where she taught English and Advanced Reading. She retired from the district in 2004. She was remembered in one yea ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 28 Jan 2022 10:00:00 GMT

The Future of Work Demands Increased Access to English Learning Opportunities
The importance of providing New Americans opportunities to learn or improve their English cannot be overstated.  It comes as no surprise that newcomers who are proficient in English are better able to ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 26 Jan 2022 14:33:00 GMT

Push to repeal English-only education appears abandoned in 2022
After three consecutive years of Republican lawmakers championing a proposal to repeal the decades-old law that prohibits bilingual education for English-language learners in Arizona, it appears the ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 28 Jan 2022 09:34:00 GMT

John Rietz and a lifetime passion of teaching English at Henry Ford College
John Rietz, who has been an English professor at HFC for nearly 30 years, is the faculty member with the longest tenure in the School of Liberal Arts.
Publ.Date : Sat, 15 Jan 2022 11:49:00 GMT

Lee University To Offer Free ESL Classes
Lee University?s Department of Language and Literature will offer free English as a Second Language classes to the community through its Center for English Language and Literacy. Registration is now ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 24 Jan 2022 14:04:00 GMT