Tag Archives: TESOL international association

Global Resources and Leadership Development in ESP: Check out the SBA

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello, ESPers worldwide! Are you looking for a great site to teach the content and language of entrepreneurship?  The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) offers free online courses for starting a business. I also recommend checking out the following free … Continue reading

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How Will You Spend Your Summer Vacation?

Christine
Christine Coombe

People go into teaching for a number of reasons.  The most common is the desire to make a difference in a student’s life.  Others want to follow in the footsteps of their parents or are influenced by a past teacher.  … Continue reading

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TESOL Members at Work in the Field Worldwide

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Sarah Sahr

TESOL members have sometimes been invited by the U.S. Department of State to serve as an English Language Fellows and English Language Specialists (formally working with U.S. Information Agency). I was fortunate enough to go as an English Language Specialist … Continue reading

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Global Resources and Leadership Development in ESP: Teach a Man to Fish!

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello ESPers worldwide!  I am sure that many of you have heard the famous quote that goes something like, “Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him … Continue reading

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TESOL Past President and Executive Director Visit Afghanistan

Craig Triplett
Craig Triplett

In April, The U.S. Department of State invited TESOL Past President Dr. Christine Coombe and TESOL Executive Director Dr. Rosa Aronson to speak at a seminar on professionalizing English language teaching at Kabul Education University. They spoke to 200 English … Continue reading

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Global Resources and Leadership Development in ESP: ESP Resources for Training Young Entrepreneurs

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello ESPers worldwide! At Kanda University of International Studies, my university in Japan, we will have the privilege of hearing Mr. Adnan Mahmud talk about leadership and entrepreneurship to undergraduates and unemployed adults preparing to enter or re-enter the workforce. Mr. … Continue reading

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Tips on Writing Successful Conference Presentation Proposals

Joe McVeigh
Joe McVeigh

The deadline to submit proposals for next year’s TESOL conference is June 1. Have you got your proposal ready? Here are a few tips on improving the proposals that you submit.

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Global Resources and Leadership Development in ESP: Use Technology Creatively!

Kevin Knight
Kevin Knight

Hello ESPers worldwide! In Japan, it really feels like spring is here.  The weather is warm, the trees are green, and the birds outside my window are . . . My apologies for getting off track.  It’s just the effect … Continue reading

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TESOL Releases White Paper on Language Teaching Policies and Practices

Craig Triplett
Craig Triplett

TESOL International Association has recently inaugurated a series of white papers, research briefs, and policy briefs. Written by thought leaders in the field, these documents will enable the association to share its perspective on emerging issues in English language teaching and … Continue reading

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Top 10 Reasons to Attend TESOL Advocacy Day 2012

John Segota
John Segota

If you’re a member of TESOL International Association, you have likely heard about advocacy and the importance of getting involved. A key opportunity is coming up 18-19 June in Washington, D.C., at TESOL Advocacy Day 2012. Why get involved? Participants in … Continue reading

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