Teach English in Wanggang Zhen - Zhumadian Shi

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Over the years, English has become a language used throughout the world, and the demand for ESL teachers has increased. Parents in various parts of the world send their children to learn English at young ages in attempts to help them gain this skill with more facility. Teaching English one on one with young students is beneficial to them as there are no other distractions and influences around; this way of teaching also enhances student-teacher interaction and allows the teacher to focus more on an individual and cater to their needs with full attention. In individual classes, fewer distractions and interruptions could make a young learner lose focus. Since the teacher can have more control over the environment, it eliminates common disruptions that occur with more students. Often in large classes, students will talk to each other and not listen to the teacher. Young children have curt attention spans; as a result, disruptive behavior of peers can affect the lesson immensely. Children are easily influenced by their surroundings, so when classmates are playing around, they will likely play around as well. However, in one-on-one lessons, there will be no other children around to influence the individual's learning experience. The teacher can create a safe environment where there are minimum disruptions to the lesson flow, and maximize the time that the child is exposed to the English language. Being in a one-on-one setting, the student's attention will be more directed toward the lesson and the teacher. Some may say that having a large class would be better because students would interact with each other and that would increase the interest in the class. While that point is valid, side conversations are more disruptive than helpful. In monolingual classes, children will likely revert to their mother tongue, which causes a halt in their overall progress. Learning in a private setting can eliminate this. In one-on-one classes, children are rid of unnecessary distractions and study in an environment controlled by the teacher. The major benefit of teaching young learners individually is that the teacher gets to fully focus on the student and respond to their needs accordingly. Every child has different demands that need to be met for them to grasp a concept. Everyone learns differently, and in large classes, it is often hard to be able to fulfill everyone’s needs. Young learners can learn languages much faster than adults, but they also need a proper teacher to guide them through the journey. In larger groups, teachers are often restricted to certain curriculums and must split their time evenly with students. In individual classes, however, they have the full class time dedicated to one student. They can continuously assess the student and reinforce areas that are lacking. If the child seems bored, the teacher can change up activities to their pace, and adjust the lesson course as it is happening. This setup also allows for more student-teacher interaction in the class. Because of the increased interaction, both parties can create a closer bond and set a comfortable mood for the lesson. In this relaxed setting, the child can learn with more ease and less fear of judgment. Having the undivided attention of the teacher will prevent situations where the student is not engaged or unhappy with the activity. The teacher will be able to select a teaching course suitable for that specific student, need it to be through more verbal activities or more individual work. Teaching young learners in one-on-one classes allows the teacher to focus on the individual and flexibly cater to their needs. Everyone learns in different ways. Teaching individual classes with young learners strips away the restrictions of set curriculum and lets the teacher adjust accordingly to a specific student; The teacher can concentrate on the child and cater to all their needs as they are presented. In this setting, the teacher is in control and can easily eliminate distractions and disturbances that are common in larger classes. Teaching is not just about the concept; it is about the student.