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by natnicmo
Thu Mar 02, 2017 2:10 am
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Teaching ESOL Students of Varying Levels
Replies: 3
Views: 5817

Re: Teaching ESOL Students of Varying Levels

One last note: With the student that I referred to, who has been in several other Level 1-2 classes (Writing, Reading, Listening/Speaking, Grammar), a couple of instructors spoke to him about holding some of his higher level questions and/or comments until after class, or making sure to allow opport...
by natnicmo
Thu Mar 02, 2017 2:03 am
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Teaching ESOL Students of Varying Levels
Replies: 3
Views: 5817

Re: Teaching ESOL Students of Varying Levels

Hello endlesscheer, I have had a very similar situation with a student who is also a lawyer! He is definitely more of a Level 3-4, but has chosen to start in our ESOL program from Level 1, so as to brush up on basics and fill in any gaps in his grammar and other skills. I had this student in a Level...
by natnicmo
Tue Feb 28, 2017 11:04 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: help please !
Replies: 3
Views: 7067

Re: help please !

Hi faroukaweb, Are these students all students with the same native language? If not, one thing that works in a class with students from different languages is to distribute students in a way that they are not sitting next to someone who speaks the same language. That way, the only way that they are...
by natnicmo
Wed Feb 08, 2017 11:59 pm
Forum: General Teacher Discussion
Topic: Students' Native Languages
Replies: 7
Views: 9955

Re: Students' Native Languages

I would like to re-open this topic for discussion, as I recently had a conversation about this with a colleague at work. I am a ESOL instructor at a community college. Our program is an intensive English program, where we encourage speaking English as much as possible, and speak ONLY English in the ...