Synopses & Reviews
In today's world, teaching English as a Second Language (E.S.L.) is big business. An expanding global communications network has made English the international language of choice. In Highway to E.S.L., authors Rik Ruiter and Pinky Dang provide an easy-to-understand guide, not only for individuals seeking a new and rewarding career teaching English, but also for experienced E.S.L. instructors who wish to improve their classroom skills.
Written in a user-friendly format that includes detailed course planning and an appendix containing a variety of useful evaluation forms, Highway To E.S.L. supplies readers with valuable information on how to teach the different disciplines of English--a vital component to successful education in both domestic and international markets. Other key topics include:
-Necessary teaching methodologies and approaches
-Innovative personal teaching tips
-Proficient classroom management
-Troubleshooting common classroom problems
-Efficient planning that utilizes timetables
-Stimulating activity suggestions
-Effective curriculum and lesson planning for grammar, reading, writing, listening, and speaking
-Incorporating both conventional and non-conventional teaching resources in the classroom
In Highway to E.S.L., Ruiter and Dang answer the common who, where, when, what, why, and how questions of both experienced and inexperienced E.S.L. teachers, providing teachers with the vital information needed to educate eager minds.