TESOL Education News Briefs

By | September 7, 2013

American TESOL Institute

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The destinations with the top non-native English speakers
An estimated 1.5 billion people speak English today, making it the most commonly used language in the world. A new study purports to reveal which destinations have the best non-native speakers.
Publ.Date : Thu, 05 Dec 2019 06:10:58 GMT

Marin Immersive Bilingual Education Program Teaches English And Spanish To All Students
About half the kids in Jasmine Suttles?s second grade class came to the school speaking only Spanish. But instead of forcing them to study in English, Suttles uses an opposite approach. ?Aqui tambien …
Publ.Date : Fri, 06 Dec 2019 07:32:00 GMT

Orange Coast College breaks ground on new Language Arts and Social Behavioral Sciences building
The three-story building will house English, psychology, communications, world languages, journalism, English as a Second Language and economics classes, among others. Along with classrooms, it will …
Publ.Date : Thu, 05 Dec 2019 18:44:00 GMT

South Houston library offers to teach people English for free
The South Houston branch of the Harris County Public Library is offering free English as a Second Language classes, which are taught by volunteers. “It definitely brings me a lot of satisfaction to …
Publ.Date : Thu, 05 Dec 2019 14:54:35 GMT

English learner \’boom\’ comes to Oklahoma City schools
Those classes are taught entirely in English but have extra language supports, a concept known as ?sheltered teaching.? An extra bilingual paraprofessional is often in the room to help. They?ll have …
Publ.Date : Sat, 30 Nov 2019 22:06:00 GMT

Free English as a Second Language Classes Offered at W.T. Library
LONG VALLEY — Washington Township Public Library will begin hosting two free 10-week E.S.L. (English as a Second Language) classes in December. The beginner level class will run Mondays from 10 – …
Publ.Date : Mon, 25 Nov 2019 12:41:00 GMT

Letters: Help English language learners; keep comics coming; impeachment
This letter will address a solution to the lack of accommodations for English language learning students in the American … These students are typically at required capability within their native …
Publ.Date : Fri, 06 Dec 2019 16:04:00 GMT

EVSC English as a Second Language program celebrates 20 years
20 years ago, EVSC saw that their students whose first language wasn?t English needed a little help. In response, they adopted a program known as ESL, or English as a second language. ?These students …
Publ.Date : Wed, 04 Dec 2019 14:37:00 GMT

?I adore the way people speak English in Ireland. The language is amazing?
But I missed the English language, I wanted to do something with it … It?s all important to me, the language, the culture. But here, it?s like a second chance. I can do whatever I like ? here, …
Publ.Date : Tue, 03 Dec 2019 22:08:00 GMT

Connecting With English-Learner Families: 5 Ideas to Help Schools
Garcia, who was still learning English, felt like she was failing her daughter, who needed specialized services. She set out on a campaign to ensure that other English-as-second-language families in …
Publ.Date : Wed, 27 Nov 2019 04:45:00 GMT

The Second Half: Loving the library
Out of curiosity, I looked at its November calendar and was thoroughly impressed with everything the various branches are offering: drop-in literacy help; writing sessions for National Novel Writing …
Publ.Date : Tue, 26 Nov 2019 00:47:00 GMT

Top non-native English-speaking destinations
You’re not alone — an estimated 1.5 billion people speak English today, making it the most commonly used language in the world. The majority are non-native speakers with English as their second …
Publ.Date : Fri, 06 Dec 2019 02:49:00 GMT

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