8. Check your own attitude.
- 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.