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by Jan
Fri Jun 27, 2003 2:17 pm
Forum: Texas ESL Teachers and Teaching
Topic: Preparing students for College
Replies: 1
Views: 3592

Hello, Welcome to the TX teacher forum. As far as taking ESL courses and receiving college credit. I believe most universities do not accept the hours from the ESL courses. If they do, it would be for a limited number of hours. I believe the ESL classes would be useful, if the students' TOEFL scores...
by Jan
Fri Jun 27, 2003 2:10 pm
Forum: Texas ESL Teachers and Teaching
Topic: ESL/BILINGUAL CLASSES
Replies: 9
Views: 9254

Re: Bilinugal question

Hi Blanca and others,
Blanca, you need to teach in Spanish--since you will be in a bilingual classroom. You will have a block of time (maybe 30 min-1hr. for ESL). Otherwise, all instruction/teaching in the classroom should be done in Spanish.
by Jan
Mon Jun 23, 2003 5:21 pm
Forum: Texas ESL Teachers and Teaching
Topic: helping out NOW!!
Replies: 4
Views: 4356

Hello, I'm so glad to hear that you are excited to teach ESL---and that Pipher's book is inspiring to you :D YES--there are numerous places you can volunteer to teach ESL in east Texas. The adult learning center in Nac. is always looking for volunteers. Also, First Baptist Church has an ESL program ...
by Jan
Wed Jun 18, 2003 7:26 pm
Forum: Texas ESL Teachers and Teaching
Topic: ESL needed in early grades?
Replies: 8
Views: 7084

ESL early grades

Hi Leslie and others, ESL is taught in the early grades; however, it all depends on where you live. In the bigger cities, there may be an ESL teacher for each grade level. In east Texas, that is not usually the case. There may just be an ESL pull-out teacher. In many big cities (and even some smalle...
by Jan
Tue Jun 10, 2003 7:45 pm
Forum: Texas ESL Teachers and Teaching
Topic: RE: Current ESL issues in the Texas Classroom
Replies: 10
Views: 9758

RE: Texas forum

Roger,
Thank you for posting a response in this forum. Although most of us are Texas teachers, you are welcome to join us. Your expertise in the area of ESL will truly add to our ongoing discussion. Thank you for sharing your experiences with us!
by Jan
Tue Jun 03, 2003 10:33 pm
Forum: Texas ESL Teachers and Teaching
Topic: RE: Current ESL issues in the Texas Classroom
Replies: 10
Views: 9758

Hi Duchess_Meli, Thank you for posting a reply so quickly :D I think what you described as linguistic prejudice is not unusual to any language. Many monolingual English speakers often think that English is superior--and as a result, we have some groups who want to declare English as the official lan...
by Jan
Mon Jun 02, 2003 10:12 pm
Forum: Texas ESL Teachers and Teaching
Topic: RE: Current ESL issues in the Texas Classroom
Replies: 10
Views: 9758

RE: Current ESL issues in the Texas Classroom

:D Hello Texas teachers,
What are some current issues that you are facing in the Texas ESL classroom?

I look forward to dialoguing with you all!
Jan
by Jan
Tue May 13, 2003 5:23 pm
Forum: Elementary Education
Topic: Re: Teacher Discussion
Replies: 0
Views: 1413

Re: Teacher Discussion

Hello, I am a TESOL professor, and I'm looking for ESL teachers (world wide) who would be interested in dialoguing online through discussion board with a group of other teachers in Texas. If you are interested in the discussions, we will begin in June. Please send me an email if you are interested i...