Enrich your ESL lessons with an understanding of learning styles and how to implement activities that appeal to all styles. Traditional teaching methods tend to neglect kinesthetic and tactile learning styles and are often dry. Find out what you can do as a teacher to reach out to all your students and be a more effective teacher, while massively enlivening your classes.
Addresses virtual world scepticism regarding steep learning curves, in particular the array of challenges confronted in Second Life by language learners/teachers...
English teachers should cultivate student curiosity and nudge them to become autotelic - or self-directed. The author, an English professor in Los Angeles, suggests a few simple techniques that gently push students to take more responsibility for their own development as English language learners.
When I first started teaching English abroad my students sometimes complained that my classes were boring. Most beginning teachers get those kind of complaints. It actually took me about a year and a half, even close to two years, before I got beyond that stage.
Standing on the brink of the globalized world with much common global interests, the importance of learning a second language has become almost a necessity. With so many different languages globally, knowing a second language can give you an edge in a multilingual world.
No child, not yours, not mine, nor the child of someone we do not even know, should ever have to go off to school feeling anxious. Perhaps it is the first day of the school year jitters or knowing that you will have to take a spelling test for which you are not prepared. Nervousness over school does happen some days for some children.
You need not count the reasons why learning a second language is an advantage. Impressing your crush with a pick-up line laced with French is surely one. Nowadays, the opportunities for business, friendship, and even romantic relationships have become limitless. If only you can beat that language barrier, you may even be lucky to find girlfriend materials from all over the globe.
Get Their Attention in 5 Easy Steps - Tips For Teaching Reluctant Readers and ESL Students
English Conversation Classes can be designed for the number, age, level and interests of the students. English Conversation Classes can be designed for the type of conversation, subjects of the conversation, topics and sub-topics of the conversation.
Translation is an important factor in bringing people and businesses across the world closer together. Etymologically speaking, "translation" refers to "bringing across" or "carrying across". Thus, with the help of translation, one can break language barriers which often hamper effective communication.