In this free online course, you’ll learn about the different types of English learners and how to teach them effectively.
This free online course will give you an overview of the various types of English learners and provide strategies for teaching them in elementary school classrooms.
You’ll also get tips on teaching reading, writing, speaking, listening, vocabulary, grammar, and more.
There are three main categories of English learners: native speakers who speak English as a second language (ESL), nonnative speakers who speak English as their first language (EFL), and bilingual speakers who speak both languages. ESL students often need extra support when learning English because they lack the background knowledge needed to understand what’s being taught. Nonnative speakers of English often struggle with the academic rigor of high school courses. Bilingual students face challenges in both languages.
Learn About Different Types of English Learners.
You will learn about the different types and characteristics of English learners, including why some students struggle more than others. You will also learn strategies for teaching these students effectively.
Understand Common Language Barriers.
There are several reasons why some students struggle with learning English as a second language (ESL). One reason is because they lack exposure to English. Another reason is that they come from countries where English isn’t spoken at home. And yet another reason is that they have limited access to books and other materials written in English.