Reflections on Teaching ESL

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I have been teaching ESL and EFL for years. During this long and unique period of my life as an English teacher and a Teacher Trainer I have evolved with every new method or approach to Language
Teaching and learning. I hope these essays can help other colleagues continue improving. Our students deserve our sustained professional development.

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Classroom Management and Technology in the classroom

Submitted: March 26, 2018


This essay reminds me of my first year as English teacher.
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The More You Know about Methods a better Teacher you can Be.

Submitted: April 01, 2018

Are Second Language Acquisition Stages considered in English Language Development Standards? Is each ESL instructor aware of the most a... Read Chapter

Diferences between L1 and L2

Submitted: April 03, 2018


I love writing essays. It is part of my professional development. Additionally, writing essays on this topic give different kinds of ideas, new material for me and my students. This topic about the
differences between L1 and L2 is one of my favorite.
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Set the Rules From the very Beginnings

Submitted: April 08, 2018


This chapter reminds me of my most beloved group of students. Let's find out why.
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The Truth about Mixed-Level Classrooms

Submitted: April 11, 2018


Yes, teaching mixed-level groups is challenging. However, when you have the appropriate tools to deal with this situation, teachers and students share a very rewarding experinece.
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Do all universities care about Student Retention Strategies?

Submitted: April 25, 2018

My heart was racing as I was approaching the bulletin board with the list of the new freshmen. I could not stop praying since I left ho... Read Chapter

The Role of Motivation in the ESL Classroom

Submitted: April 29, 2018

Why do some students enjoy their English class whilst other don’t? How do students know that their teacher cares about them? When are... Read Chapter

Let's role-play

Submitted: May 03, 2018

Role-play is an effective technique to animate the teaching and learning atmosphere, arouse the interests of learners, and make the lan... Read Chapter

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