Tag: ESL Teaching Tips

Forms of Teaching

There are a number of forms of teaching with a variety of different styles, and subjects. No two teachers will be exactly the same. Teachers’ personalities and backgrounds will also make each classroom experience different.

Writing Classes for ESL Students

Writing classes for ESL students can be fraught with challenges and frustrations for both you and your students. Despite those challenges, writing is an essential skill that your students need to be comfortable with. Here are a few simple do’s and don’ts for ESL teachers to help your ESL students develop their writing skills.

Disagreeing With Your Co Teacher

Disagreeing with your co teacher can get you in hot water pretty quickly. Your co-teachers can be the biggest assets that you have in your ESL classroom. They know the students’ personalities and quirks; they can help translate anything you can’t quite seem to get across; they can communicate with parents when there is too much of a language barrier for you, and they support your lessons and classroom management.

Teaching With No Experience

Do you want to try teaching abroad but don’t have any experience? It seems there are just as many schools asking for at least a year experience as there are who don’t mind if you don’t have any experience at all. Maybe you have more experience than you know– here are three reasons why you definitely can teach abroad with no experience!

Classroom Management and Control

The honest truth is, teaching can be a scary profession – especially if you’ve never done it before. You’re given some training, told the principles of teaching and how your company wants you to teach, but once you get into that classroom it may as well be a jungle.

Creative Ways to Teach English

We all know droning on about the fundamentals of parts of speech can put anybody to sleep. Students will find anything to distract themselves and others if the teacher bores them. Not only will they not pay attention but they won’t remember your lesson when they need to.

Learn From Your Students

We often think that the role of a teacher is to impart wisdom and knowledge, but it’s easy to forget that learning goes both ways. Children can be our greatest teachers if we are willing to let them.

10 Life Lessons From My Students

Even if you teach younger children, they can still dispense a fair amount of wisdom, (albeit a little humorous at times), about life. Whether it’s something they say or the way they act. Teaching ESL can teach you a lot of things and sometimes it is important to listen to the wisdom of your students and take it on board, here are ten things my students have taught me about life.