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   "Adventures In English Teaching For New ESL Teachers & ESL Pros"


English teaching can be infinitely rewarding. And challenging too.Richard Bienvenu

Have you ever found yourself  in front of your ESL classroom, looking at your eager students and think...
  
"I gotta do something to spice things up, my students are staring at me with blank faces, I feel a yawn coming on and I really don't know what the heck to do next?"...

Yes, teaching English is, often time, a daunting task even if you are experienced.

Maybe you're not an English teacher yet but you've thinking about teaching English as a second language but don't know where to begin...

Or maybe you're feeling kind of like Indiana Jones with a thirst for adventure and you've heard teaching English is a great way to see the world without having to join the Navy.

If any of the above sounds like you then... greetings! This website is for you.


For current and prospective English teachers...

... this site will provide you with:

  • English teaching lesson plans,
  • ideas to liven up your ESL classroom,
  • recommended ESL books and other ESL resources,
  • ideas for teaching English abroad,
  • how to be a better English teacher and ideas for self-improvement,
  • how to get started English teaching if you're a newbie,
  • how to find a good English teaching job,
  • where to get ESL certification,
  • other useful information for the English teacher professional,




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Richard is an extremely successful ESL teacher and published author who has paid his dues teaching English overseas and truly knows his
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--Craig Desorcy,
teaching-in-japan.net.


If you are thinking about English teaching you may be wondering "how the heck do I get started as an ESL teacher?" Well, you might fall into one of two categories:

The first is: "Hey! I can do that! I speak the language. English teaching is for me."


The second is: "Geez, English was my worst subject in school. How the heck can I teach something I was horrible at in school."

If English is your first language (or maybe it's not and you're just a wiz at it) and you have a desire to do something different, to help people, meet a lot of great folks from all over the world, to travel and work abroad teaching English as a Second Language just might be your cup of tea.

One thing that's important though--you really gotta like people. I think that is the one real important qualification to being an ESL teacher or really any kind of teacher.


Do You Need Certification for Teaching English? Click here for more info.


So Welcome...

Have a good look around. Email me if you have any questions. I don't have all the answers but I'll help as much as I can.



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