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Top 10 Ways To Know if Your Class “Gets It” — For Auxiliares de Conversación

Top 10 Ways To Know if Your Class “Gets It” — For Auxiliares de Conversación

Not “checking for understanding” may seem to speed things up in the classroom, but speeding through the chapters of your textbook in an attempt to “win” the curriculum race means nothing if you’re the only one who gets it. A key to successful language learning is to check for understanding quickly and often. Don’t teach something and wait for the exam to correct misconceptions. Teach it, and immediately see if your students understand.

5 Secrets to Get Shy Students Speaking in ESL Classes: An Auxiliar de Conversación Cheat Sheet

5 Secrets to Get Shy Students Speaking in ESL Classes: An Auxiliar de Conversación Cheat Sheet

Your job is to make class fun—to make ENGLISH fun. Think of the class you hated in high school. Multiply that hatred by ten. That’s English to many of these students. Many of them grew up hearing extremely negative feedback regarding their language abilities. Let’s change that!