Teaching ESL articles

What I learned from Greystone College’s TESOL and TKT YL programs

  When I first started I had one year of experience in the Ontario Teacher Certification program at University of Toronto, I still felt in disadvantage as an international student as most of my classmates already had teaching experience in Canada. I took TESOL 130 in the Toronto campus and TKT-YL in the Vancouver campus.

Teaching Young Learners

Anyone who can remember sitting in their elementary school classes probably instinctively knows that teaching young learners is not the same as teaching adults. Children have shorter attention spans, they tend to be far more kinesthetic learners and they may need help tying their shoes.

Why Teach Overseas?

In today’s world of international education there are many options and opportunities for high quality teachers. Let me give you 5 reasons to teach overseas.

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Is the TESOL practicum important?

As I’ve said in previous posts, learning to teach is a little like learning to drive; you need to start with some theory but it won’t mean much until you get hands on experience. This is why a practicum is an integral part of any good TESOL program.

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