Entries by Jerry Smith

3 Perspectives on Teaching ESL

As English teachers, our role is to  help students achieve their English language goals. For some ESL students their goal is to do well on an English proficiency test such as IELTS, TOEIC, or TOEFL. Some want to study or work abroad. Others want to do their jobs more effectively. Some want to communicate with […]

Teaching English With Little to No Technology

 Throughout your career teaching English,  you are often exposed to technology used to deliver your lessons. Some technology can even run on autopilot these days. You prepare lessons using videos, podcasts, and images that your students finds interesting. You adhere to pedagogical methodologies using technology to engage your learners. However, there is one critical component […]