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So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
So You Want to be an English Language Teacher?
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  • Join me this Friday for a Free Webinar! Career Development Tips for English Language Teachers at 4pmNYC/9pmUK! Great for anyone looking to change their job or become an English teacher http://Bit.ly/ELTLINKs https://americantesol.adobeconnect.com/terrell
  • http://www.utechtips.com/2009/07/31/aup-driven-by-vision-not-protection/
  • Hi my name is Shelly Sanchez Terrell and I’d like to thank Tyson for inviting me today and you for joining us today.
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    • 1. So You Want to be an English Language Teacher? Photo by Shermeee, Flic.kr/p/6211rAAmericanTESOL.com ShellyTerrell.com/webinars
    • 2. Why teach English?
    • 3. You’ll need credentials
    • 4. BenefitsPay Working conditions Visa Requirements Certification needed Living arrangements Class size, age & level
    • 5. Read your contract carefully
    • 6. Moving fees Preparation time Class size Duration Penalties Termination terms Can you freelance?
    • 7. “Behind the need to communicate is the need to share. Behind the need to share is the need to be understood.” - Leo Rosten Playing with the cell phone photography capabilities by pedrosimoes7, Flickr
    • 8. What do my students want to share? How do I help them share so that others understand them?
    • 9. Language Content Development Home Life Assimilation Literacy
    • 10. Be familiar with language teaching theories & strategies
    • 11. Sewing Room Labs Dogme Workshop CLIL Dance Studio Dogme
    • 12. Wordle.net
    • 13. Peek-a-boo - _MG_6709 by sean dreilinger, Flickr “Language body conversation” - Dr. James Asher Total Physical Response (TPR)
    • 14. 100+ video recordings of strategies, Youtube.com/user/atesol
    • 15. Get to know them!
    • 16. Consider the developmental stage and needs
    • 17. Cultivate Relationships with Icebreakers, Warm-ups & Fillers
    • 18. Role- plays
    • 19. Play games
    • 20. Build routines
    • 21. Differentiate activities Move around Include rest periods Balance out activity and inactivity
    • 22. Suggested Kid Activities Hello game! Discovery Game! Closing song/dance! Color! Snack Break! Dance! Sing! Hands-on Activity! Read a Book! Hello song! Games!
    • 23. Suggested Teen Activities Pair or group mini tasks Discussions in circles Games Scavenger Hunts Surveys Discussions on the floor Creating short films Interviews Journal Hands-on activities
    • 24. Suggested Adult Activities Pair work for mini tasks Discussions in circles Board games or thinking games Surveys Stand-up discussions Creating short films Interviews Journal Hands-on activities
    • 25. Connect withTeachers Online
    • 26. -Number of Teachers on LinkedIn
    • 27. But there are nearly…. Of authors, researchers, organizations, professionals, thought leaders, subject matter experts, etc. who you and your students can learn from.
    • 28. Personal Learning Networks Refueling the Way We Teach
    • 29. Cybraryman.com/edhashtags.html Bit.ly/Educhats Find Your #Hashtag! #ESL #BESIG #ELLChat #yltsig#ELTPics #ELTchat #TESOL
    • 30. The classroom set-up should support their learning
    • 31. Integrate Technology
    • 32. Online Learning Spaces
    • 33. Quizlet.com & iOS/Android Apps
    • 34. Edshelf.com
    • 35. Teacherrebootcamp.com/survivaltips/mysurvivalkit Create a Survival Kit
    • 36. Have fun!
    • 37. “They may forget what you said but they will never forget how you made them feel.” - Carol Buchner
    • 38. Pearltrees.com/shellyterrell/english-language-teaching/id5941566
    • 39. Get your copy of Learning to Go- Gum.co/learn2go ShellyTerrell.com Twitter.com/ShellTerrell Facebook.com/ShellyTerrell Google.com/+ShellySanchezTerrell Amazon- The 30 Goals for Teachers

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