A really important skill for ESL coaches is error correction. There is a fine balance needed to maintain lesson flow and develop student’s confidence. It is easy to tip this balance and the results are disastrous for your students.
Writing fluency is the natural flow and organization of a written work. Fluent pieces of writing are easier and more enjoyable to read as the words are organized in a logical fashion and the overall message of the piece is easy to understand.
Provides 12 practical tips to help second-language learners: assess needs, empathize, foster a sense of belonging, assign a buddy, use sheltering techniques, teach keywords, read and reread aloud, etc.
Teaching English as a foreign language is a difficult career. These are some common teaching mistakes that esl teachers make that often prevent their students from learning. Learn these and teach yourself to be a better teacher.
Humanising Language Teaching Magazine offers lessons plans, exercises, articles by top EFL professionals, new publications notices, and much more for teachers and educators of English as a Foreign Langauge.