Top Ten Tips for esl

8. Check your own attitude.        

  1. An ESL student is an asset, not a problem.  Take advantage of the richness of his/her experiences and culture to provide growth opportunities for your other students.


Give the ESL student an American partner.

Students learning a second language often understand a great deal more than is apparent by their language production abilities, so it is not a waste of time to keep talking and explaining using simple language, even though you might not see any response.



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