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  • Title: Teaching ESL in Canada
  • Author: Xuemei Li, Johanne Myles, Pamela Robinson
  • ISBN: 9780195441406
  • Category: ESL, Development & Teaching Resources, Reading Writing & Spelling
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication Date: October 2011


Teaching ESL in Canada is a valuable resource for anyone who teaches English as a Second Language (ESL) in academic or private language schools or to adult newcomers to Canada. The text - written specifically for ESL instructors in Canada - can be used in TESL classrooms or as an indispensable resource for individual professional development.

This book covers all the key topics that are important to anyone teaching ESL in Canada:

  • information about what makes teaching adults in Canada unique
  • detailed guidance on four-skills instruction
  • cultural considerations
  • teaching methods
  • lesson planning strategies
  • skills instruction
  • tips on student assessment
  • innovative ideas for using technology in the classroom

Teaching ESL in Canada guides the reader through numerous classroom scenarios that are common in our multicultural Canadian classrooms, giving them the opportunity to hone their teaching and problem-solving skills. Written by experts in the field of language learning and instruction; with a foreword by Jennifer Pearson Terell, former president of TESL Canada.

Special features include comprehensive coverage of key issues affecting the ESL classrooms and many sample scenarios.