Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Some Solid Advice about Teaching ESL Abroad

Don't make these 7 mistakes teaching English Abroad.

I generally agree with most of them, especially the "lifestyle" kind of ones.  But, not focusing on pronunciation?  That is exactly why most schools hire Native Speakers.  And, while you don't have to stress, you really can help students a lot, especially by teaching them the correct way to use their tongue and lips to form the sounds.  And it's easy enough to focus on grammar, and even build a  lesson around it, without overdoing it.  You just have to be sneaky about it!

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