If you are an Indian and looking for a teaching ESL job in Vietnam then you might have the same questions as this YouTube viewer of ESL Vietnam Zone Channel. If that is the case then probably you will find this very useful.
The message is a very long one so here you have just the “personal description” part and the six questions with my answers.
“… I’m an Indian, pursuing a Master Degree in the Grammar and Literature of Indian Language (having completed my Bachelor Degree with Honors, earlier this year). I have had my schooling in a school where English is the medium of instruction and have had English as my first language in primary, secondary, as well as higher secondary school. …”[read the full article …]
Before teaching abroad prospective teachers do a lot of research on the topic. What they find is: teaching ESL is easy and fun, you make a lot of money, you travel around the world etc. Although it might be true for some people, for many people who start teaching abroad, unfortunately will be a great disappointment. So, here are my top 3 things a new ESL teacher should be aware of. [read the full article …]
Bingo is fun. My students have great time playing bingo but I wanted to transform this playing time in something useful. Of course they practice saying numbers but there are so many things that have to be practiced. One of them is the pronunciation of the “-ed” sound of verbs in past tense. [read the full article …]
Many times as an ESL teacher abroad, you have a new class and of course you have to introduce yourself. You can do it very simply by telling your new students what your name is but that is very boring. In this video I am showing you how I do it and the students always like it.
Many times in your life as an English teacher abroad it happens to have a new class and of course you have to introduce yourself. You can very well tell your new students what your name is and a few more details and then you are good to go. But, why not make an entire lesson out of this must have introduction. Here is how I do it and students always like it. [read the full article …]