Teacher Training: Best Practices for Teaching ESL Students
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Teacher Training: Best Practices for Teaching ESL Students

Guide to improving your English Learners' Writing,Vocabulary and their overall English Proficiency
4.2 (22 ratings)
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Created by Adriana Marston
Last updated 6/2020
English
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 9 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Implement instructional strategies that improve English Learners' writing skills
  • Learn ways to enhance your English Learners' vocabulary
  • Experience yourself the language learning process which will give you an "a-ha moment " of how and why pointing out the strategies you learn in this course will help your students learn English
  • Enrich ALL your students' vocabulary and academic language use
  • Learn how to assist your English Learners with their writing practices
  • Understand your ESL students /English Learners
Requirements
  • Be a teacher who has English Learners/ESL students in their class
  • Are you a teacher who has Newcomer English Learners in their class? Do you feel that you can't help them, but would like to learn how to do it? This course is for you !
  • Willingness to help your students increase their English proficiency and scores
  • Be ready to learn with a positive attitude
Description

Have many of you teachers, would like to increase your ESL/EAL students' English proficiency in just one year? How would you like to have all your ESL/EAL students connect with you and acquire English due to the new strategies you apply in your teaching?

Learn some of the best practices you can utilize in order for them to acquire English and various ways you can assist them with their vocabulary and writing skills. This course will help you get to know your students and understand their instructional needs. You will learn what you should expect from your ESL students when it comes to writing, based on their current level of English proficiency and how to move them from their current level of English proficiency to the level you want them to be in acquiring English. By the end of this course, you will feel confident about teaching writing and vocabulary to newcomers and intermediate level ESL students, as well as to advanced English Learners.

Who this course is for:
  • Classroom teachers that teach students who have English as their Second Language
  • Beginner ESL teachers who would like to learn more about teaching writing to their students
  • This course is not for you if you are an ESL student who wants to learn English
  • This course is not for you if you are looking for a course about the general steps of the writing process
Course content
Expand all 21 lectures 01:33:15
+ Understand Your English learner's (EL's) Challenges and Needs
5 lectures 12:59
What it means to be an English Learner in your class.
06:04
Answers to Practice Activity
01:50

Learn ways to help students face their challenges in writing

Meeting English Learners' writing needs
03:28
+ Become Familiar with Your English Leaners' Writing Expectations
4 lectures 11:07
Introduction to section 2
00:14

Identify what level of English writing proficiency your students are at

What you should expect from your English Learners when it comes to writing ?
03:50
Strategies used to make new concepts clear for your ELs
03:13
+ Enrich Your Students' Vocabulary and Language
7 lectures 41:28
Introduction to Section 3
00:34
Vocabulary for writing
04:38
What is Academic Language?
09:02
Teaching Academic Vocabulary
12:05

Using synonyms to enrich English Learners' vocabulary

Vocabulary enrichment
02:16
What are collocations and why are they important for English Learners?
03:45
+ Teaching Newcomers and Implementing Speaking and Writing to Support ELs
4 lectures 27:11
Introduction to Section 4
00:33
Paragraph writing
06:27
Scaffolding practice. Teaching Newcomers
12:00
Speaking and writing practices for intermediate and advanced ELs
08:11