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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Filipina in exchange program enjoys teaching in N. Carolina
SAN FRANCISCO ? Wennie Perez-Robles, 34, went to Thailand in 2006 to teach English and science and to satisfy her ... I paid $160 dollars each for the visa and the application for a professional teaching license. Of course, I applied for a separate ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 28 Jul 2016 04:53:00 GMT

VUS promotes new teaching methods in TESOL conference
The Vietnam-USA Society English Centres discussed post-methods language teaching in its recent conference for educators. The conference, which is now in its 11th year, is themed ?Eclecticism in English language teaching in the post-methods era?.
Publ.Date : Wed, 27 Jul 2016 21:36:00 GMT

How A High School English Teacher Makes Extra Money As A Successful Fashion Blogger
Today?s side gig spotlight: one woman who merges her background in teaching with a passion for fashion to help women discover?and monetize?their digital brands. By day, she?s known as Mrs. Postell, a high school English teacher in North Carolina.
Publ.Date : Wed, 27 Jul 2016 06:19:00 GMT

English MoI school grants won?t stop: Michael Lobo
CALANGUTE: Calangute MLA Michael Lobo assured a delegation of parents of school-going children that the state government will never withdraw grants to English medium primary ... to look into the issue of medium of instruction (MoI). The memorandum points ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 28 Jul 2016 02:32:00 GMT

Non-Spanish-Speaking Teacher Sues Miami-Dade After She\'s Denied Job That Includes Teaching Spanish UPDATED
An English-speaking teacher says the Miami-Dade County School Board discriminated against her by not hiring her for a job. One requirement of the position? Teaching an hour of Spanish per day. Tracy Rosner, a third-grade teacher at Coral Reef Elementary ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 25 Jul 2016 01:00:00 GMT

7Everyday Hero Paula Bellack teaches English as a second language through Volunteers of America
Paula Bellack gives her time with Volunteers of America. She is an ESL or English as a Second Language teacher. "So, ESL is teaching them the English language so they can get around and learn how to function in the community," said Bellack. Bellack has ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 25 Jul 2016 09:52:00 GMT

English-speaking teacher sues over Spanish job rejection
Ms. Rosner was denied a job teaching English Reading and Composition to children in the EFL program in Miami-Dade County Schools. The lawsuit states: ?As a direct and proximate result of the retaliation against Ms. Rosner, and the violation of her rights ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 28 Jul 2016 02:02:00 GMT

How Robots in English Class Can Spark Empathy and Improve Writing
?For someone like me who teaches literature by lots of dead white guys, teaching programming adds relevance to my class,? said Jessica Herring, a high school English teacher at Benton High School in Arkansas. Herring first experimented using ...
Publ.Date : Thu, 28 Jul 2016 01:04:00 GMT

First-Time English Assistant Language Teacher in Japan? Here are 5 Things You Should Know!
More and more people are planning long-term overseas experiences in Japan that involve teaching English as their vehicle. After speaking with a current Assistant Language Teacher (ALT), it inspired me to share some of the valuable lessons she?s learned ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 25 Jul 2016 18:26:00 GMT

Q & A Collections: Teaching English Language Learners
I'll begin posting new questions and answers in late August, and during the summer will be sharing thematic posts bringing together responses on similar topics from the past five years. You can see all those collections from the first four years here.
Publ.Date : Tue, 26 Jul 2016 04:12:00 GMT