Friday, January 11, 2013

Featured Book: Global TESOL by Sarah Anne Shope, PhD

About the book:

Whether you’re an experienced teacher of English as a second or foreign language, or just beginning to think about the ways in which this field could revolutionize your life and career, this fantastic resource guide gives you a solid foundation and insider tips to ensure your success. You’ll find practical instruction for developing and teaching courses and lessons for English language learners locally or anywhere across the globe. The units contain principles, strategies, and techniques for teachers at all levels. You’ll discover how to make learning both fun and effective for you and for your students, with strategies and insights derived from the author’s invaluable personal experience.

About the author:

Sarah Shope brings a wealth of knowledge to the field of TESOL from her experience in teaching English language learners and teachers. She trains people of all ages, walks of life, and professional and cultural backgrounds to teach English locally as a second language (ESL) or globally as a foreign language (EFL), and English for special purposes (ESP). She has been active in developing and instructing TESOL training courses and certification programs through school districts, colleges and universities for academic credit, continuing education, and professional development. She teaches through live classroom and hybrids of classroom/ online delivery. Her areas of expertise include applied linguistics, issues of culture, methodology for teaching all levels and all components (listening, speaking, reading and writing), including social conversation, test-taking, pronunciation, academics, and accent reduction, and vocational language proficiency.


Anonymous said...

Thanks for sharing this post.Taking admission in graduate programs in TESOL opens up many job opportunities to those who want to take their English teaching careers to the next level.

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