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by Shottie78
Mon Jul 07, 2003 11:45 pm
Forum: Texas ESL Teachers and Teaching
Topic: Students speaking other languages
Replies: 9
Views: 9077

Genie – I agree with Arlette. Be positive, but at the same time, keep learning that language and try to pick up as much as possible. Like Blanca said, watch their body language. I like Blanca’s idea of getting the students to teach you their language, including the slang and expressions they use oft...
by Shottie78
Mon Jul 07, 2003 11:39 pm
Forum: Texas ESL Teachers and Teaching
Topic: help!!!
Replies: 3
Views: 4996

Hi fireworks - Thanks for finding this site, and what a great question :!: I think the most important thing I have learned in this class is one cannot teach properly without the trust of the student. In order to gain a student’s trust, several steps must be taken. The environment in which the child ...
by Shottie78
Mon Jul 07, 2003 11:29 pm
Forum: Texas ESL Teachers and Teaching
Topic: Benefits of ESL for regular classroom teachers?
Replies: 5
Views: 14341

I agree with Genie. Even students already speaking English will need help in our classrooms. The culture in an area can vary greatly, even between students who seem to have a great deal in common. I, personally, tend to stereotype English language learners as being from Asian or Hispanic countries, ...