Teaching ESL in Canada

Paperback | October 19, 2011

byXuemei Li, Johanne Myles, Pamela Robinson

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Teaching ESL in Canada is a valuable resource for anyone who teaches English as a Second Language (ESL) in academic or private language schools or to adult newcomers to Canada. The text can be used in TESL classrooms or as a resource for individual professional development.This book covers all the key topics that are important to anyone teaching ESL in Canada: cultural considerations, teaching methods, lesson planning, skills instruction, assessment, and using technology in the classroom. Teaching ESL in Canada guides the reader through numerous classroom scenariosthat are common in our multicultural Canadian classrooms, giving them the opportunity to hone their teaching and problem-solving skills. Written by experts in the field of language learning and instruction; with a foreword by Jennifer Pearson Terell, former president of TESL Canada.

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Teaching ESL in Canada is a valuable resource for anyone who teaches English as a Second Language (ESL) in academic or private language schools or to adult newcomers to Canada. The text can be used in TESL classrooms or as a resource for individual professional development.This book covers all the key topics that are important to anyon...

Xuemei Li is assistant professor at the Faculty of Education, Memorial University of Newfoundland. Her research interests include TESL/TEFL methodologies, teacher education, cultural factors in second language learning, second language writing, and identities in cross-cultural contexts. She has authored books and articles in these area...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pages, 10 × 7 × 0.5 inPublished:October 19, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195441400

ISBN - 13:9780195441406

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Table of Contents

1. Language Learning Contexts in Canada2. Cultural Considerations3. Theoretical Constructs and Teaching Methods4. Needs Analysis, Syllabus Design, and Lesson Planning5. Listening Skills6. Speaking Skills7. Reading Skills8. Writing Skills9. Integrated Approaches10. Assessment11. Technology in Language Teaching12. Classroom Dynamics