The Fundamentals for Teaching ESL in Developing Countries

It will be good for me to enrich my teaching skill

A Call To Hands

My friend Maria Smith from undergrad is off to teach English in Haiti, and asked me to put together some of my activities and lesson ideas. Granted, Maria probably doesn’t need help. She is a full time French teacher by day and a law student by night. She is a passionate human rights activist, and finds time to attend conferences and educate others. Maria is an awesome example of a woman who is working hard to give back, and I couldn’t be more proud to know her. This post, which was originally emailed to her, is also dedicated to her.
Buen viaje y buena suerte, Maria. This trip will change you!

The Fundamentals:

1. Be Active

It’s hard enough as is to learn another language, so make it fun and active. When students are enjoying themselves, they are more likely to let concepts sink in. Get them moving. Utilize activities…

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