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.
Teaching English in Latin America: Educators at TESOL Colombia Share Perspectives on ESL Education Today
TESOL Colombia was launched back in 2015, with the mission in mind to help improve the level of language in the country, and to gather all teachers and institutions that work in English language teaching to see how they can share, collaborate, and inspire ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 18 Aug 2017 15:24:00 GMT
Gwinnett educator named one of the best English teachers in the U.S.
Amber Simmons is one of the best high school English teachers in the country, the National Council of Teachers of English said. The Brookwood High School teacher was one of 15 teachers from across the U.S. to receive the High School Teacher of Excellence ...
Publ.Date : Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:09:00 GMT
Why English Language Teaching is a Dream Career
Over the last decade or so, English language teaching has exploded across the planet. Why do so many people want to do it? Why does English language teaching as a career rock? Maybe it?s because it?s so darn rewarding. It?s definitely not easy, but ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 14 Aug 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Abington Heights High School English teacher and author Marilyn Pryle shares passion for education
CLARKS SUMMIT ? Abington Heights English teacher Marilyn Pryle?s passion for literature stems from the subject?s potential for positive life change. ?On a philosophical level, I believe that education is the one thing that can improve people?s ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 15 Aug 2017 09:04:00 GMT
The Letter An English Teacher Wrote Her Students After Charlottesville Is A Must-Read
Digesting the deadly events that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia last weekend is difficult for anyone to do, and that difficulty is likely compounded for young people who may have a limited understanding of racism, politics, hate groups, and many of ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 18 Aug 2017 14:06:00 GMT
A review of Angloville: one-on-one volunteer English teaching, anyone?
Long time readers know I used to teach English back in Korea from 2008 to 2013. New readers? Now you know. Years before I became One Weird Globe, I was Chris in South Korea, teaching English to Korean kids (and some adults) while living in Seoul.
Publ.Date : Thu, 17 Aug 2017 01:15:00 GMT
Don\'t rush to judge teachers who try to discipline pupils - NUTP
KUALA LUMPUR: The National Union of the Teaching Profession (NUTP) on Friday called on all quarters to respect the role of teachers by giving them a 'little power' to address disciplinary issues among school students. NUTP secretary Harry Tan Huat Hock ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 18 Aug 2017 16:12:00 GMT
Reno High English teacher talks R-word on the first day of class
Reno High School Senior Jill Rovetti sat in the first day of her last high school English class, not believing what she read. ?I?m used to getting a supply list or the curriculum, but to see something like this was never something I expected to get on ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 12 Aug 2017 20:06:00 GMT
Brookwood English teacher receives national honor
A Brookwood High teacher who earlier this year picked up a state award from a group of English teachers has now added a national honor. Amber Simmons, an English teacher, has been named a 2017 National Council of Teachers of English High School Teacher of ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 14 Aug 2017 14:35:00 GMT
Some of The Best YouTube Channels for Language Teachers and ESL Learners
YouTube hosts a treasure trove of excellent educational content that speaks to the learning needs of a wide variety of audiences. Some of this content is created by dedicated teachers and educators who took it upon themselves to promote learning beyond the ...
Publ.Date : Fri, 11 Aug 2017 10:21:00 GMT