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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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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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The School of Teaching ESL (S-TESL) Helping the World Communicate 1985 – 2017   The School of Teaching ESL (S-TESL) was a program in Seattle, Washington that provided TESOL training. Participants were eligible to earn TESOL Certificates and/or ELL Endorsements. S-TESL was an independent nonprofit that worked in cooperation with universities to provide post-bachelor level TESOL…

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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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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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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 Europe Opportunities for teaching English in Europe vary from country to country. One of the most important factors is the European Union. The European Union includes Portugal, Spain France, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Poland, Romania, Sweden, Greece, Hungary the Czech Republic, Slovakia and many other countries. These are called EU countries. Since…

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There are a lot of opportunities for teaching English abroad.  Depending on the country and type of organization, foreign English teachers may have wide-ranging opportunities or they may be more pigeon-holed. For example, in many institutions in the Far East, foreign English teachers are assigned to teach “Oral English” courses, and local instructors teach English…

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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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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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