STARTBODY

What Esl

Register now & get certified to teach english abroad!

What Incentives Work With ESL Students? - TEFL Blog


Tue, 16 Jun 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas What Incentives Work With ESL Students? I have been a teacher my whole life. First, I coached volleyball to a group of eleven-year-olds. Afterward, I became (and still am) a yoga teacher currently looking to extend my teaching qualifications towards teaching English to kids online. Through all this experience I have come to know that the true power of a teacher revolves around his/her ability to involve and motivate students; to inspire and elevate them. That alone can bring about faster development than any amount of grammar exercises and drills ever would on their own. Table of Contents My Personal Experience Who Can be a Teacher? Student-Teacher Rapport Suggestopedia Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related...  [Read more]

What is an ESL teacher? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


What is an ESL teacher? Globalization and the increasing demand for English speaking professionals all over the world, especially in emerging regions, has brought about a new, steadily growing sector: English as a Second Language (ESL). An ESL teacher is, therefore, an educator who works with English Language Learners (ELLs) whose native language is not English. The goal of the ESL teacher is to help the students reach a certain level of fluency in English, on both a spoken and written level. How is an ESL teacher different for a foreign language teacher? ESL educators are not to be confused with foreign language teachers. ESL teachers do not share the same native language and are specifically trained to offer explanations and directed teaching methods to non-English speakers. This...  [Read more]

What is an ESL teacher? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


What is an ESL teacher? In the wake of globalization and a rising demand for English proficiency worldwide, ESL (English as a Second Language) teachers emerge as vital educators. They instruct English Language Learners (ELLs), individuals whose first language isn't English, aiming to elevate their spoken and written English fluency to specific standards. Table of Contents How is an ESL teacher different from a foreign language teacher? What age groups do ESL teachers work with? Where do ESL teachers work? How do I become an ESL teacher? What are the benefits of being an ESL teacher? How do I get my first job as an ESL teacher? How is an ESL teacher different from a foreign language teacher? While both teach languages, ESL educators are specialized in teaching English to...  [Read more]

What do Songs Mean to ESL Students? - TEFL Blog


Thu, 21 May 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas What do Songs Mean to ESL Students? Children love music and they love songs in the classroom. Using English songs in the classroom can be effective to teach your learners. Children can benefit from having a lively and cheerful classroom full of music. So how can we be productive using songs in the classroom? And how can we motivate children to learn new English words and improve their pronunciation by using songs? Table of Contents Songs can help learn vocabulary and improve pronunciation. How to choose songs correctly? Choice of materials Accompanying with other activities Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course today! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Edgar R. Please note...  [Read more]

What is ESP in Relation to ESL Teaching? - TEFL Blog


Fri, 27 Oct 2023 Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas What is ESP in Relation to ESL Teaching? English for Specific Purposes (ESP) is a niche within the realm of English language teaching that offers a unique and tailored approach. While many English teachers focus on general language proficiency, ESP educators direct their attention to students with specialized needs, whether it be in medical, aviation, business, or various other professions. Table of Contents What is ESP? What language level are ESP students? What age are ESP students? How does ESP differ from general ESL teaching? What resources are available to teach ESP classes? In summary: Are you ready to teach English as a foreign language? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in...  [Read more]

What are some useful ESL teaching resource books? - TEFL Blog


Sun, 20 Aug 2023 Federico Riva TEFL Information Teaching Ideas What are some useful ESL teaching resource books? The market for ESL teaching books is very large and all the major publishers have some form of involvement in the production and selling of these resources. There are many different types of books and resources that are used in ESL teaching and we will consider three main categories.1) General teaching theory books2) ESL book series3) Activity resource books Table of Contents General teaching theory books ESL book series Activity Resource books Are you ready to teach English as a foreign language? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! General teaching theory books As an ESL teacher unless you spend your entire career...  [Read more]

What to Expect in a Small ESL Program - TEFL Blog


Tue, 08 Aug 2023 Ashton March TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas What to Expect in a Small ESL Program Imagine yourself preparing for your first day at your ESL school. You’ve created a cute presentation for your first lesson, prepared the group activities for your large classroom, and are overjoyed at the thought of meeting your smiley students. Except, you find yourself in a small classroom with one or two students, no tech whatsoever, and figuring out how your group activities are going to work now. Table of Contents Creating Your Own Curriculum Lack of Resources Small Classes Remember this! Are you ready to teach English as a foreign language? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! Teaching at small,...  [Read more]

What Makes ESL Kindergarten so Challenging for Teachers? - TEFL Blog


Wed, 30 Oct 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas What Makes ESL Kindergarten so Challenging for Teachers? Any kind of teaching is always a big challenge itself, no matter who you teach what you teach and where you teach. Teaching has been one of the most important and still complex processes for the teachers and students at the same time, especially teaching languages, as it is a sensitive and hard job. Teaching different subjects requires different approaches to it, so does teaching languages, particularly teaching foreign languages. English is one of those demanded languages being taught ages in foreign countries as a second language in educational institutions such as schools, university colleges, kindergartens, etc. Table of Contents Through the lens of my experience Rapport...  [Read more]

What will I have to teach my ESL students? - TEFL Blog


Fri, 22 Sep 2023 Federico Riva TEFL Information Teaching Ideas What will I have to teach my ESL students? There is a wide variety of TEFL and TESOL courses available worldwide, from online courses to intensive in-class courses. Regardless of the type of certification taken, graduates of these courses will find a huge range of teaching opportunities available to them. Here, we will consider some of the many different teaching situations that you may find yourself in. These range from Kindergarten teaching to teaching English (ESL) courses to university students, and we suggest some of the main roles you will have for each. Table of Contents Young Learners Business English General English (schools and language centers) English for Specific Purposes Academic English Kindergarten...  [Read more]

ESL Weather - What do you wear when it's...? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Register now & get certified to teach english abroad! ESL Weather - What do you wear when it's...? This is a fun worksheet to write about the weather and what pieces of clothing you wear depending on the weather.   Are you interested in teaching English as a foreign language? ​Get your TEFL certificate with ITTT. Register now & get certified to teach english abroad! Check out ITTT's Blog Posts  [Read more]

What Are The Qualities that Make ESL Teachers Good? - TEFL Blog


Mon, 30 Sep 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas What Are The Qualities that Make ESL Teachers Good? I would like to start by first explaining what means to teach, which by a vague definition is to cause the student to learn and acquire the knowledge that is taught in the classroom to meet all the objectives that are previously set by the institution and by the teacher. In other words, the process of teaching is formulated and organized in such a psychological and educational way for both the learner and the teacher to be able to attain some prearranged goals. Table of Contents Teaching Profession Teacher’s Uniqueness Are there Good Teachers? English as a Subject Learning Types Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written...  [Read more]

ESL Teaching To Young Learners - What are the Advantages? - TEFL Blog


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 Linda Dunsmore Alumni Experiences ESL Teaching To Young Learners - What are the Advantages? Description: Teaching English as a foreign language in a kindergarten can be a dynamically different experience than teaching students in older age groups. Teaching in a kindergarten has advantages such as motivation, smiles, and the ability to learn the material in short bursts. It also has disadvantages, such as; short attention spans, diapers, and tantrums. Teaching young children can be extremely rewarding and extremely demanding. Table of Contents Learning is fun for small children. Children have a low attention span. Misconceptions about teaching young learners Do you want to teach English to young learners? Related Articles: Listen to this blog post: This post was...  [Read more]

What is The Difference Between Teaching ESL and EFL? - TEFL Blog


Tue, 02 Jun 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences What is The Difference Between Teaching ESL and EFL? While English is a popular language used globally, people learn and use the language differently, a feature that informs the techniques employed in teaching the language. A Chinese immigrant living in the United States with his parents, for example, will learn English as a Second Language (ESL). Such a learner would learn in an environment where English is the primary language for interaction. The case is different with a French boy learning English in a school in Paris. The boy in this context learns English but is likely to continue using his French mother tongue while out of class. As such, he learns English as a Foreign Language (EFL). The two learners in this hypothetical...  [Read more]

What are the best books for teaching ESL? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


What are the best books for teaching ESL? The market for ESL teaching books is very large and all the major publishers have some form of involvement in the production and selling of these resources. There are many different types of books and resources that are used in ESL teaching and we will consider three main categories. 1) Book series 2) General teaching theory books 3) Activity resources Book Series There are a number of well known book series. These are specifically written for the ESL teaching market and are generally set at the five levels most often taught. These levels are Starter or Beginner, Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, and Upper-Intermediate. A typical book series at each level will contain three books. These are the teacher book, student book and resources...  [Read more]

What is the difference between EFL and ESL? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


What is the difference between EFL and ESL? Given the widespread use of English in global media, government, and business, it is no surprise that hundreds of millions of people are learning English worldwide. Catering to this immense demand are countless teachers, both native and non-native English speakers, instructing in schools, language centers, private firms, colleges, universities, and online classrooms globally. Although these teachers often have a robust understanding of the English language, they may not necessarily be familiar with the multitude of acronyms used within the industry, including EFL, ESL, TEFL, TESL, TESOL, ELT, and more. What do EFL and ESL actually stand for? EFL and ESL represent the two primary categories of English language learning globally. While...  [Read more]

What is the difference between EFL and ESL? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


What is the difference between EFL and ESL? ESL (English as a Second Language) pertains to students learning English while living in an English-speaking environment. In contrast, EFL (English as a Foreign Language) is for students learning English in a country where it isn't the primary language. Essentially, the distinction lies in the learning context: ESL learners are surrounded by the language daily, while EFL learners study English in settings where the primary language isn't English. Table of Contents What do EFL and ESL actually stand for? What are the main differences between EFL and ESL? Teaching strategies for English as a second language Teaching strategies for English as a foreign language What do EFL and ESL actually stand for? EFL and ESL represent the two primary...  [Read more]

What are the best books for teaching ESL? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


What are the best books for teaching ESL? The realm of ESL teaching books is expansive, with renowned publishers offering a plethora of resources. Generally, ESL teaching materials can be categorized into: These categories encompass a range of tools, from structured lesson plans to interactive activities, essential for any ESL educator. Table of Contents Book Series Teaching Theory Books Activity Resources Book Series There are a number of well known book series. These are specifically written for the ESL teaching market and are generally set at the five levels most often taught. These levels are Starter or Beginner, Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, and Upper-Intermediate. A typical book series at each level will contain three books. These are the teacher book, student...  [Read more]

What are the Responsibilities of the Parents in ESL Education? - TEFL Blog


Fri, 19 Jun 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences What are the Responsibilities of the Parents in ESL Education? I will be answering the question, What should a parent's role be in their child's education? It has been proven that a parent's role has a profound effect on their child's academic success. Table of Contents Parents’ Involvement But a one on one explanation helps significantly. Mind at ease and more relaxed for the exam. Parents can also unfortunately negatively influence their child. Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Jon M. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. Parents’ Involvement The earlier a...  [Read more]

Who is an ESL Teacher and What is Their Role? - TEFL Blog


Fri, 26 Feb 2021 Elizaveta Pachina TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Who is an ESL Teacher and What is Their Role? Although a teacher's role seems like a simple topic to discuss, it's far more complicated than most people credit for. The role of a teacher is pivotal to the students for a myriad of reasons. Based on how the teacher holds themselves in the classroom, it will directly correlate with the amount each student learns and the amount of respect each student has for the teacher. Table of Contents Teacher's responsibilities Relationships within the classroom Personal teaching experience Are you ready to teach English abroad or online? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! This post was written by our TEFL...  [Read more]

What is Grammar and How to Teach it to ESL Students? - TEFL Blog


Wed, 26 Feb 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas What is Grammar and How to Teach it to ESL Students? Grammar plays a very important role in learning and teaching a foreign language. What is grammar? Crystal describes grammar as “the business of taking a language to pieces, to see how it works” (as cited in Bentsen, 2017). Table of Contents Definition of Grammar Explicit Grammar Teaching Williams believes that meaning-focused instruction Communicative Approach Nunan defines communicative language teaching as Larsen-Freeman’s recommended that grammar teaching Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Meral B. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent...  [Read more]

Tefl reviews - Teaching English Esl Efl Tips/what Are Conditionals - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Conditionals and Reported Speech - What Are Conditionals?   This video is the first video of our series on conditionals and reported speech. The conditionals are commonly referred to as "if" sentence structure speaking about if this happens then that happens. Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching. This convenient, highly structured design means that you can quickly get to grips with each section before moving onto the next. Register now & get certified to teach english abroad! Check out ITTT's Blog Posts  [Read more]

What is The Role of The Teacher in an ESL Classroom? - TEFL Blog


Tue, 14 Jan 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas What is The Role of The Teacher in an ESL Classroom? Teachers play an essential role in educating their students. While teachers are known for this, they also serve many other roles. Teachers set healthy environments for the classroom, motivate students to perform well, can provide cultural expertise outside of the student’s traditions, and have a greater understanding of the general difficulty in learning English as a second language. The role of the teacher is to guide the student, allowing them to perform to the best of their ability. Table of Contents Environment Organization Motivating Practice Cultural Clarification Rapport Building Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was...  [Read more]

Coursebooks and Materials - Authentic and Created Materials - TEFL Blog


Mon, 28 Feb 2022 Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Coursebooks and Materials - Authentic and Created Materials Two classifications of ESL materials are Authentic and Non-Authentic (or created). What is the difference between what are called authentic and created materials? Table of Contents Watch the video about this topic Authentic Materials Created Materials Selection of authentic materials Are you ready to teach English as a foreign language? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! Watch the video about this topic Authentic Materials Authentic materials as the name implies are actual materials that are created for any reason outside of the classroom. Examples of authentic materials would be things like,...  [Read more]

China's Ban On Private ESL Tutoring: What You Need To Know - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


China's Ban on Private ESL Tutoring: What You Need To Know   There has been a wave of panic across the globe as China announced its ban on private ESL tutoring, but it’s not all doom and gloom. In this live event, TEFL expert Linda from ITTT talks about how the ban affects ESL teachers and what you can do to brace the storm. #TEFL #BestTEFL #TESOL Are you ready to teach English abroad or online? Click here and get started today: bit.ly/37gs5vO What is TEFL Certification? Where is it valid: bit.ly/36ma2Fg Check out our wide range of TEFL Courses: bit.ly/3ltqt73 Teach English online from anywhere you want: bit.ly/3ltqEPL Register now & get certified to teach english abroad! Check out ITTT's Blog Posts  [Read more]

China's Ban on Private ESL Tutoring: What You Need To Know - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


China's Ban on Private ESL Tutoring: What You Need To Know 10/29/2021 hello hi welcome to another live session my name is linda from i t t t and as you can see today we're going to talk about china's ban on private esl tutoring everything you need to know what we know so far there's still a lot of ambiguity but i've done a lot of research i talked to a lot of people so hopefully i'll be able to tell you something you might not know yet and give a little bit of clarity into this topic but uh disclaimer you know things change all the time and there's still like i said a lot of ambiguity around this whole topic a lot of even experts aren't sure yet how everything is going to be implemented how it's going to look like in the future so just i want to say that up front and ittttt this is also...  [Read more]

What Books to Use: An Overview of The ESL Teaching Materials - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


What Books to Use: An Overview of The ESL Teaching Materials 07/18/2021 hey everybody it's lisa here and i'm super glad to welcome you to the weekly live stream by itt um if you don't know me yet um once again my name is lisa and i'm a non-native english teacher from russia i've been working online primarily since 2020 and today um i would like to reach out to you and tell you about um some esl course books uh to pick out for your uh teaching i'm not going to dig into details i'm just going to briefly present my approach how i choose the most appropriate materials but anyways i hope that this topic um will be interesting and helpful so uh stay tuned uh and um let me know that you hear and see me clearly because uh right now i i can see that there are seven people watching but i'm not...  [Read more]

What is Classroom Management and How Does it Affect the ESL Classroom? - TEFL Blog


Tue, 23 Apr 2019 Mark Crocker Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas What is Classroom Management and How Does it Affect the ESL Classroom? Classroom management can be defined as the ability or skill to organize the class. This will involve the use of the eyes, the voice, and different gestures. Classroom management will also involve group arrangements which can consist of the whole class, individuals or pair work. The use of student’s names, desk arrangements, use of the board, giving individual attention, and teacher talk time also fall under the label of classroom management. Table of Contents The Basic Teaching Tools Student Arrangements in the Classroom Other Important Factors of Classroom Management Are you ready to teach English abroad? Related Articles: Listen to this blog...  [Read more]

What Books To Use An Overview Of The Esl Teaching Materials - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


What Books to Use: An Overview of The ESL Teaching Materials   ESL Teaching Materials: Do you want to be aware of the most up-to-date materials? Join this live stream and learn about the most exciting coursebooks to use in your ESL teaching. #TEFL#BestTEFL #TeachEnglishOnline Are you ready to teach English abroad or online? Click here and get started today: https://bit.ly/3ebcnpM What is TEFL Certification? Where is it valid: https://bit.ly/3ebcnpM Check out our wide range of TEFL Courses: https://bit.ly/3ebcnpM Teach English online from anywhere you want: https://bit.ly/3ebcnpM Register now & get certified to teach english abroad! Check out ITTT's Blog Posts  [Read more]

What is Motivation and How to Increase it in the ESL Class? - TEFL Blog


Thu, 07 May 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas What is Motivation and How to Increase it in the ESL Class? I think being a teacher it is not only to study. This profession includes so many roles such as being a friend, parent, psychologist, etc. It depends on many factors like age, nationality, size of the group of students, or individual student. One more very important factor is motivation. To find out why motivation plays a key role in building rapport between teacher and student first we need to define the meaning of it. Table of Contents Definition OBSERVE REVISE INVOLVE ENCOURAGE Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Alina S. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily...  [Read more]

What is Peer Learning and Why is it Good for ESL Classes? - TEFL Blog


Thu, 09 Jul 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas What is Peer Learning and Why is it Good for ESL Classes? Understanding the main purpose of any language usage as a means of exchanging, obtaining information, rendering our emotions, feelings, desires, states, or transmitting ideas inevitably involves this process, other people. In other words, we use language to communicate with other language speakers. So why not use this peculiarity in the process of language studying? Thereby using peer learning techniques in an ESA classroom becomes an essential and inherent part of it. Table of Contents Where implementing Peer-to-Peer learning? Benefits Ideas for outside the classroom activities Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written...  [Read more]

Register now & get certified to teach english abroad!



;
ENDBODY