ESL Teachers

Students from all over the world come to the North America every year to learn English. Many of these students arrive with their parents with the plan of making a new life in this country. Other students come for temporary schooling as part of international exchange student programs. Some adults visit the U.S. and other English speaking countries to enhance their communication skills.

One thing all ESL students have in common is a desire to learn the English language. Think how you would feel if everyone around you spoke a language you didn't understand. This is the feeling many young students experience every time they go to school. One of the best ways to make these students more comfortable is to provide them with patient teachers who employ the most efficient lesson plans. If you're thinking about becoming an ESL teacher, it's important to understand the process by which people of all ages learn new languages. There are a number of different courses that teach you how to prepare lesson plans that emphasize key vocabulary words and other essential elements. If you want to teach English as a second language, you need to have an understanding of linguistics, punctuation, grammar, and writing skills just to name a few subjects.

Many ESL students speak another language in their homes. This is true for students of all ages and economic backgrounds. It is essential for your students to speak English as much as possible when they're in your classroom. This is a surefire way to ensure that students pick up skills quickly. In addition, you might want to create lesson plans that involve parents and other significant family members. This is a great way to get everyone involved in the process, and makes learning easier for students.

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ESL teacher: \'Only way to go is forward\' on immigration issues
Chapel Hill, N.C. ? Recent immigration policy changes are sparking questions in some communities about how to move forward, so students, educators and members of the public gathered at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Saturday for a panel ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 20 Feb 2017 03:07:00 GMT

UTA, Grand Prairie School District partner to add hundreds of new bilingual and ESL teachers to local classrooms
The University of Texas at Arlington and the Grand Prairie Independent School District are partnering to offer high school students a streamlined path to a four-year degree in education along with a teaching certificate, which not only cuts down on the ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 17 Feb 2017 19:45:00 GMT

How To Travel A Lot By Teaching English
It?s actually quite easy to get into. The only real qualification you will need is a Bachelor?s degree- in ANYTHING. If you want to make above the minimum, and have more opportunities, you can also get a certification to teach English as a foreign ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:22:00 GMT

Lehi English teacher pens young adult fantasy novel \'Dragonkyn\'
Nathan Jones spends a lot of time at his keyboard. Between lesson planning for his job teaching language arts at Renaissance Academy in Lehi and his various creative endeavors, he?s practically worn through the keys of his 2012 laptop. But it?s at that ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 18 Feb 2017 11:08:00 GMT

Texas school districts struggle to recruit bilingual certified teachers
Kellye Loving, her principal at Oak Park Elementary, has worked hard to recruit teachers qualified to educate about 85 English-language learners at the school, including traveling to the Rio Grande Valley to interview candidates and persuade them to move ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 20 Feb 2017 22:01:00 GMT

KHS teacher receives Golden Apple award
KNOXVILLE ? Tracy DeWitt, an English teacher, received a little surprise and recognition for her teaching at Knoxville Community High School. WHO Channel 13 out of Des Moines, presented her with the Golden Apple Award. Dewitt was completely surprised.
Publ.Date : Mon, 20 Feb 2017 20:40:00 GMT

A North Korean University Is Looking For English Teachers
According to a London-based recruiting website, North Korea is currently seeking for talented English teachers in its first privately funded university, Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST). The university expresses its preferences for ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 20 Feb 2017 14:49:00 GMT

Teacher: I lost $100 bet because Trump wasn\'t shot
Click here to get your copy! Jane Germaine said her son's English teacher at Campana High School told the class that she lost a $100 bet because President Trump had not been shot on Inauguration Day. Mrs. Germaine tells me the teacher's remarks were troubling.
Publ.Date : Tue, 14 Feb 2017 21:00:00 GMT

New York Teacher Disciplined for Anti-Trump Vocabulary Assignment
Adria Zawatsky, a veteran sixth-grade English teacher at Paulo Intermediate School (I.S. 75) received a letter of reprimand following a meeting with the school?s principal, Kenneth Zapata. Zawatsky, who earns a six-figure annual salary, was disciplined ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 20 Feb 2017 19:24:00 GMT

English Teaching Volunteer
You can download an application form on our website and send an email to with any questions This volunteer position is appropriate for those who are new to teaching English and need support and training to plan their lessons ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 20 Feb 2017 13:49:00 GMT