Teaching ESL

NJ High School Teacher Tells Students To \'Speak American,\' Sparking Outrage
And if she doesn't feel comfortable working with people speaking a second language then she should ... U.S. nearly a decade and is fully fluent in English. Students who walked out of the classroom following the teacher's reprimand were not punished ...
Publ.Date : Mon, 16 Oct 2017 10:55:00 GMT

NJ Teacher Tells Students to ?Speak American,? but Who?s Gonna Tell Her That ?American? Isn?t a Language?
You know that the language most Americans speak is actually English, right ... this incident occurred while the teacher was substituting in a junior- and senior-level math class). According to WPIX-TV, a 25-second video clip taken from inside the classroom ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:57:00 GMT

Students walk out after teacher tells teen to \'Speak American\'
Rene Lavergneau, a Cliffside Park resident and former coordinator of foreign languages, bilingual education and English as a second language for the Hackensack public schools, said what the teacher said in the video was "deplorable. "That a teacher should ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 17 Oct 2017 04:14:00 GMT

Apple CEO Tim Cook: Learning how to code is more important than learning English as a second language
I?m not telling people not to learn English?but this is a language that you can ... in Amsterdam as to how important is to teach students how to code at a very young age and that coding should be taught as a second language like any other language.
Publ.Date : Sat, 14 Oct 2017 17:33:00 GMT

Students protest teacher?s ?speak American? comments
The 25-second recording at Cliffside Park High ... "If someone doesn?t speak the language, I?m gonna speak English to them," she said. Students said the teacher, who was substituting in a junior-senior level math class that day, has chastised them ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:29:00 GMT

New Jersey Students Walk Out After Teacher Instructs Them to \'Speak American\'
According to reports, this teacher is an English teacher at the school. I guess English is her second language ? to American. Students called the teacher?s remarks racist at the time and some left the class. On Facebook, some former alumni are ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 17 Oct 2017 08:10:00 GMT

NJ students walk out after teacher reportedly says "Speak American"
Students at Cliffside Park are protesting because of a 25-second video ... if someone doesn't speak the language, I'm gonna speak English to them," Blanche Lopez said. A number of current and former students say this teacher does have a reputation for ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 17 Oct 2017 09:44:00 GMT

Q&A: Everything is better with music
The second webinar ... music while we?re teaching English in our classrooms? I often use background music. If the children are doing desk-based work, I will often play the song from the course book related to the language they are working with, it ...
Publ.Date : Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:36:00 GMT

NJ teacher faces discipline for telling students to speak English in class: Troops ?aren?t fighting for your right to speak Spanish?
A teacher at Cliffside Park High School in New Jersey is being slammed for urging her students to speak English instead ... class (in any language) if the teacher is giving a lesson. If you want to gossip, do that on your own time. Second, while the ...
Publ.Date : Sun, 15 Oct 2017 08:21:00 GMT

LEARNING THE LANGUAGE: Free ESL classes opening doors for adults
They get that second chance. And some of them never had that first chance,? said Roberta Graham, a teacher of English-as-a-Second Language. The beginning, intermediate and advanced classes are free through Calhoun Community College?s adult education ...
Publ.Date : Sat, 14 Oct 2017 22:05:00 GMT

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