List of Esl Resources

The Changing Role of a Teacher
The role of a teacher has changed more dramatically in the past half century then in anytime in previous history...
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Teacher Self-Analysis
When training to teach English as a foreign language, or any other subject for that matter, at some stage the need arises to examine what exactly it is that makes someone a good teacher...
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Teaching modal auxiliary verbs
It was while attempting to wrap my brain around the meaning of the construction "must needs", which I had encountered so often in classical English Literature, that I was incidentally drawn to an inves-tigation of modals...
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Pronunciation problems in Thailand
During my first week at the TEFL course in Phuket, Thailand, I began to notice that the pronunciation of the Thai students was lacking a bit...
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English, Japalish and Americalish
I would like to briefly consider the complexity of a non ? native English teacher in contrast to a native English teacher...
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Teaching Methods
There are many different teaching methods that teachers all over the world use everyday...
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Employment Options
There are many employment options for individuals who obtain the TEFL Certificate...
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Learning Techniques
Learning is the process of gaining or acquiring knowledge while technique comes from the Latin word technicus which means execution or performance of some artistic work or a scientific procedure being used [Orford American Dictionary, Mac OS X dashboard]...
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Volunteer Teaching
The business of teaching English as a second language has grown drastically over the last several decades, and even though it may not be as lucrative an industry as it was several years ago, the sheer number of English teachers has continued to increase...
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Problems facing learners of different nationalities
IntroductionConsidering the difficulties that learners from different backgrounds are faced with is appropriate because I will soon embark on a teaching career which will bring me in contact with many people from different backgrounds and the challenges they face in mastering the English language...
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Productive skills.
This paper is concerned with teaching the productive skill of writing for students of non-native English speaking countries...
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Pronunciation differences between English and Americans
IntrodutionEnglish Pronunciation: How does it differ and why? We??re all native English speakers aren??t we, what??s all this about sounding different? Everyone knows that a guy from the states sounds different to a fellow from England...
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Teaching English for a Specific Purpose (ESP)
Teaching English for a Specific Purpose (ESP) or Why not just teach?em Shakespeare? TEFL teaching in the classroom has maninly been focused on leaning General English skills with more specific English, needed for a specific profession for example, being taught only as and when it is needed...
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A matter of style.
To the young ESL teacher, seven-year-old Bobby seems inattentive and unmotivated...
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