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International students vs immigrants & refugees

Top eight differences between international students and immigrant and refugee students     In the US, college students from outside of the country fall into two distinct categories: international students immigrant and refugee students These two groups of students have many differences. Some college courses include both types of students; however, when their English skills…
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Teaching English in Vietnam

Teaching English in Vietnam In 1997, the United States normalized its relationship with Vietnam. By that time, the Vietnamese government had chosen British English as its standard form of English, and many British language companies, such as ILA and Apollo Education and Training, became established. There are also US and Australian-based teaching companies as well,…
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Teaching Beginning Beginners

Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 2:45 Renton Technical College, Room J-312 Teaching Beginning Beginners Christopher Benum Highline College, Immigrant & Refugee Program South Seattle College, Intensive English Program   Teaching Beginning Beginners is a workshop done by Christopher Benum at the WAESOL 2018 Conference at Renton Technical College on Saturday, October 27. Both in-class and web-based activities…
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Teaching Beginning ESL

Teaching Beginning ESL to Adults can be challenging. It is also necessary to help them progress to more intermediate and advanced stages of learning, job promotion, work opportunities and/or education. “Beginning ESL” refers to learners who have some knowledge of the Roman alphabet, and some level of vocabulary and writing. Classes for English learners who…
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Teaching Pre-literate ESL

Teaching Pre-literate ESL courses is very different from teaching intermediate or advanced English learners. It can even be different from teaching beginning ESL. Pre-literate ESL students need to learn the alphabet, and distinguish between different shapes of the letters. Teaching Pre-literate ESL courses is most common in immigrant and refugee programs, which are offered by non-profit…
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Teaching English in China

If you have citizenship in an English-speaking country, there are lots of opportunities for teaching English in China. Beijing and Shanghai might have a little more competition, since they are globally well-known. The salaries for English instructors in these cities tend to be higher than other parts of China; the costs of living are higher…
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Teaching ESL – Pronunciation Issues

  Common pronunciation and sound distinction issues: Pronunciation issues also vary across different regions of the same country, across different age groups, and different learners. This is not an exhaustive list of pronunciation issues.   Pronunciation Practice   General Information about Communicating with Limited English Speakers   Learn English   b/p  – example:  bark/ park Somalia,…
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Teaching English in Latin America

Opportunities for teaching in Latin America are harder to find than for Asia or the Middle East, but they do exist. Generally speaking, salaries in Latin America increase the further you get from the US/Mexico border, and the further you get from places where large numbers of North Americans like to vacation or settle. Many job…
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Teaching ESL

Teaching ESL: You can teach ESL in English-speaking countries or teach ESL overseas. In the United States, teaching ESL falls most commonly into three very broad categories: Teaching kids and teenagers in levels K-12 Teaching immigrants and refugees Teaching international students   Qualifications vary, depending on whether you would like to teach children or adults.…
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