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by Duchess_Meli
Tue Jun 17, 2003 7:45 pm
Forum: Texas ESL Teachers and Teaching
Topic: Understanding and teaching children from different cultures.
Replies: 5
Views: 9006

The most important and successful thing you can do to promote cultural exchange and acceptance is the simply keep your classroom open! Make sure you keep an open mind and reward students who do as well. Many ESL projects you can work often allow for cultural elements and implementations. These proje...
by Duchess_Meli
Tue Jun 17, 2003 7:40 pm
Forum: Texas ESL Teachers and Teaching
Topic: RE: Current ESL issues in the Texas Classroom
Replies: 10
Views: 10176

:shock: I must have been more of a nerd in high school than I thought! :lol: I thoroughly enjoyed my four years of French, French in college (though I didn't enjoy it near as much in college), and year of Spanish. I truly enjoy learning languages, and I get discouraged with those who don't. I reali...
by Duchess_Meli
Mon Jun 02, 2003 11:36 pm
Forum: Texas ESL Teachers and Teaching
Topic: RE: Current ESL issues in the Texas Classroom
Replies: 10
Views: 10176

I just finished a year teaching Spanish, not English or ESL, and the problem I've had to deal with is that of linguistic prejudice. Do ESL teachers have this problem with students unwilling to learn English? Many of my students were completely unwilling to learn Spanish. They saw no point in learnin...