As per the International Schools Service mandate, we are working towards eliminating this language and, more importantly, the implied bias it suggests. Yes, you absolutely can teach English abroad or teach English online as a non-native speaker! At Teach Away, we support teachers from all over the world, including people whose first language is not English, in lots of great teaching jobs abroad. Too many to count!
Difficulties in teaching English to a non native speaker
Teaching English to non native speaker as beginners Example | Graduateway
George Fox University offers an online English for Speakers of Other Languages ESOL teaching endorsement as both a stand-alone program or as a part of various education degree programs. Monitor how you speak Pause for a couple of extra beats between sentences. After using an idiomatic phrase, briefly rephrase it e. Clarify cultural allusions that may be unfamiliar to people from another country. Use visual aids. Writing keywords on the board or otherwise providing visual cues helps students process meaning more readily. If you give a quiz question orally, also project or write a written version.
Strategies for Teaching Non-Native English Speakers: A Roundtable Review
Pretty much all teachers encounter ESL students eventually, which is why these four tips for teaching English to non-native speakers will come in handy as you help them assimilate into your classroom and American society. Pictures and other visual aids are extremely helpful because non-native speakers do not have the same reference points as native speakers. The more pictures, diagrams, PowerPoint slideshows and videos you can use to connect concepts to words, the better the students will do.