Tuesday, November 08, 2011

English Language Education Articles

Information Articles for Students in Canada or Studying in Canada

There are a wide range of information articles written for students. (FAQS) Frequently Asked Questions about Canada will provide a good general base of information for students interested in Canada.

These information articles are written to assist students with their university, college, high school, career college, vocational training or language studies, travel, shopping selections, evaluations of products or services, culture, education books, DVD’s, Videos, AudioTapes, C D’s, internet education resources, academic websites and reference directories to assist students with their studies and living life in Canada or other English speaking countries.

There are additional education articles in the blogs and student newsletters. Please use the links to go to your topic of choice.

Education Books, DVD’s, Videos, AudioTapes, C D’s, internet resources, websites and directories to assist students with their studies. Subjects include ESL, ESL English, English grammar, conversation, references, writing, vocabulary, history and academic subjects.

Advice for students to be smart consumers. Most English School marketing programs are designed to sell international students on the wonders of foreign travel and benefits of learning English in a foreign country.

Fraud in Education. Frauds are created using false information or omitting certain factual details. Fraud can occur with one lie or a series of misrepresentations designed to deceive. The most usual fraud results in a financial loss ie: paying for a service that is not received or providing a service and not getting paid.

Canada FAQS for students Frequently Asked Questions About Canada. This is a summary of the questions most often asked. Read this list first.

Questions students should Ask. Students should ask questions to avoid problems and misunderstandings. Questions should be answered fully by school representatives or agents. Remember if your contract is not in writing then you may have no chance to change your school or program or get a refund.

Student Testimonials – Speak with students who already had been in Canada to study, or for an internship program. Do not pay for everything in advance, there is a 90% chance that you will change something after your first month in Canada. Pay for one month at a time.

Education Contests – ESL in Canada Education Contests for Students and links to other Canadian Education Contests for Students.

Learn from Maps – Maps offer ESL students with an excellent format for learning English. Students can learn and use both concrete and difficult abstract concepts when learning English with maps.

Canada Student VISA Information – Canada Student Visa Information, Forms and Links Go directly to the Canadian government for student visa information. You can apply directly and do not require an agent or legal advisor to complete the student visa application form.

Information and Study Articles for ESL English Students

The ESL English Language Education Articles are written to assist international language students with their English language studies.

The English language skills to be studied include: grammar, vocabulary, conversation, listening, speaking, pronunciation, accent reduction, writing and reading skills. Instructional formats for ESL English language learning include: instruction, instructions, lesson, lessons, training sessions, training internships, working internships, apprenticeships, student jobs, test preparation, lectures, workshops, seminars, free classes, standard class, language classes, academic preparation, coaching sessions, mentoring sessions and tutoring classes.

There are additional education articles in the blogs and student newsletters. Please use the links to the left to go to your topic of choice.

Link to the ESL English tests that students are preparing for include: TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, Cambridge CFA CPC CAE FCA, GMAT, GRE, SAT, LSAT, DSAT, CAEL, Cantest, college board, IH, AP, TSE, YLE, BULATS, ILEC, and Michigan exams.

Introduction to ESL English as a Second Language descriptions, definitions and explanations

How to Study English Plan to help students Learn English as a Second Language.

English Language Conversation Skills includes language abilities, conversation skills, social skills, culture knowledge and non-verbal communication skills. When learning English Language Conversation Skills students must include everything if they actually want to converse with native English speakers.

Introduction to English Conversation Lessons and Class Explanations Definitions and Examples

Communication Skills – Confidence, Charisma, Rapport and Clarity. The ability to emote the appropriate emotion at the correct level. The ability to create and deliver persuasive and dynamic presentations and speeches, the ability to display confident leadership and competent management or knowledge.

How to score HIGH on the NEW TOEFL TOEIC, AP, Cambridge, IELTS English Tests

Introduction to Sentence Master English Writing Games. Sentence Master Games are designed to help students write English Sentences. The Sentence Master game helps students use phrases and clauses and practice their English vocabulary.

Introduction to English Parts of Speech – Nouns, Verbs, Pronouns, adverbs, adjectives, prepositions, conjunctions and interjections.

Introduction to English Language Sentence Structures includes subject and predicate, the four kinds of sentences: declarative, imperative, interrogative, and exclamatory; Sentence Structure Vocabulary includes: compound, complex and compound-complex sentences.

Introduction to English Language Writing Punctuation includes apostrophe, hyphen, commas, periods, colons, semicolons, question marks, exclamation marks, dashes, quotation marks, parentheses and slashes.

Introduction to ESL English Language Verb Tenses includes: simple present, past and future; continuous present, past and future; perfect present, past and future; and the perfect continuous tenses

Introduction to ESL English Intermediate Sentence Structures includes noun phrases, verb phrases, adjectival phrases, adverbial phrases, prepositional phrases, gerundive phrases, participial phrases, absolute phrases, infinitive phrases, subordinate clauses, adverbial clauses, relative clauses, nominal clauses and independent clauses.

Rational for Advanced English Vocabulary Study – The mathematicians that study language and have lots of computing power are forming English language databases. These databases can be used for machine language translation, formulas to rank collocation, most used priority word lists, word grouping tendencies and other linguistics research.

Mathematics Vocabulary for English Language Students – Mathematics vocabulary is necessary for exchange students to succeed during an exchange program in the USA or Canada.

Science Vocabulary for English Language Students – Science & Technology vocabulary is necessary for exchange students to succeed during an exchange program in the USA or Canada.

Liberal Arts Vocabulary for English Language Students – Social Studies, History and Geography vocabulary is necessary for exchange students to succeed during an exchange program in the USA or Canada.

Arts Vocabulary for English Language Students – Art vocabulary is necessary for exchange students to succeed during an exchange program in the USA or Canada.

Music Vocabulary for English Language Students –

Drama and Dance Vocabulary for English Language Students

E business Vocabulary for Business English Language Students interested in e-commerce or studying internet business

Computer Protection Vocabulary for English Language Students who operate computers and require security against harmful software attacks

English Vocabulary for Fixed Income Investments for Business English students studying finance or investments.

Business Letter writing vocabulary for Business English Language Students

Resume Writing Vocabulary for Business English Language Students

Articles for ESL English Teachers

ESL Camp Teachers Wanted in Canada and Asia – ESL teachers with experience and specialties in music, theatre arts, art, sports and recreational activities and camp experience as a counselor are preferred.

ESL Teacher Training programs in Canada – There are a wide variety of certificate programs offered by universities, colleges, private schools, non-profit educational organizations, and fly-by-night paper mills.

True or not – who cares, How many times do we “misjudge” by appearance? A Teacher’s story – you can make a difference.

Thinking of ESL Teaching? Questions to ask yourself – Good ESL teachers are patient at explaining things. Being comfortable with explaining content and context to students is an essential skill for teachers.

The World has changed for ESL Teachers – Some interesting “2006-7″ facts for new ESL Teachers. The world has definitely changed since September 11, 2001.

Introduction to Accreditation – Accreditation is a validation statement by a group of persons who are, theoretically, impartial experts in higher education, that a given school, or department within a school, has been thoroughly investigated and found worthy of approval.

Introduction to TPR – Teaching Methodology by James Asher PHD – As instructors we give ourselves the advantage of using the right brain when we move about the classroom in our delivery of information. Movement of our body makes information flow from left to right and back again at lightning velocity.

Introduction to Accelerated Learning Strategies – While language is one of the most important products of human evolution, it uses only a few of the many skills and senses available to our minds.

Referral of ESOL learners for LD should NEVER happen! My view is that the referral of ESOL learners for LD should NEVER happen. There are three major reasons for that, the first two of which are deeply intertwined.

ESL Web Resources and Sites for Teachers

English Literature Resources and Sites for Teachers

English Grammar to the Rescue – Grammar has long been regarded as the result of centuries of logical improvements in the systematic organization of language. Grammar has been held up as one of the defining criteria elevating mankind above mere animals.

Teachers as Professional Baseball Players – It always amazes me to hear about “Teacher Performance Ratings” especially when you consider the criteria used, the questions asked, qualifications and or the agendas of the evaluators.

Articles for Homestay and ESL English Schools

Some of the best ESL English teachers in the world are Canadians and they teach English in Canada. this is the link to schools.

ESL in Canada recommends private one to one ESL English tutoring for international students. The combination of Canadian homestay and tutoring is an ideal learning opportunity for international students.

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