ESL Skills for Classrooms and Online – How To Get Started
Starting out as en ESL teacher can be nerve-wracking, especially if you don’t have much teaching experience. Online courses from knowledgeable tutors can be a great way to get a confidence boost and expand your skill set. Not only will this help you feel more ready for your role, whether you’re teaching in a classroom or behind a computer screen, it will help your CV stand out from the crowd! We’ve created two lists for you, aimed at in-person and online teachers, we know you’ll find something of interest.
Teaching ESL in the classroom
Whether you’re applying for your first teaching position overseas, or are a seasoned teacher just looking for some new material and tips (because every day is a school day, right?) there’s something for you on SkillShare. This platform is full of content made by ESL teachers, for ESL teachers. You can benefit from the real-life experience of the tutors on the platform, and the best bit is you can get 2 months FREE PREMIUM access by signing up with Vital Consular!
We’ve created a short list of our favourite courses aimed at those wishing to teach English in the classroom, including how to make the most of games in your student’s learning, and general classroom management – great for those new teachers nervous about handling a classroom of children for the first time.
Simply click a link below, or browse the full ESL section here.
- How to teach Phonics – Methods and Games
- ESL Games – How to get started
- ESL Games – Essential classroom items
- ESL Classroom management
- An overview of teaching ESL in Asia
Online teaching courses for ESL teachers
You may be a new ESL teacher looking to fit in online teaching around your current job, or maybe you’re currently working remotely due to lockdown measures. Either way, teaching online is a different experience to teaching in the classroom, therefore we’ve shortlisted our favourite courses which purely covers online teaching tips, tricks and other useful information to get you started online.
As above, if you’d like to access all of the premium as well as the free content on SkillShare, you can grab 2 months completely FREE by signing up through any of the course links, or through the general ESL section which you can find here.
- Teaching ESL online – How to get started
- Landing your first online ESL teaching job
- Teaching ESL online to Chinese Students
- Building rapport in online ESL lessons
Teaching overseas – the paperwork
If you’re applying for a teaching position overseas, we can help with your paperwork too. If you require your documents legalising for your work permit or your Z-visa, get in touch with us for further advice, wherever your documents were issued. You can call us on 0330 088 1142, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, send us a message via WhatsApp on mobile or use our live chat system. Our friendly team of specialists are on hand to answer all of your queries.