Teaching ESL\ EFL, Art, Science, and Mathematics. Carrie Cable Pages, 345-356. Objectives:. Students should be able to : Demonstrate understanding of the meaning of ESL\ EFL, and TESOL. Recognize different methods of teaching ESL\ EFL.
ESL is an acronym that stands for (English as a Second Language). Itrefers to the use or study of English by speakers with different native languages. It is also known as English as a foreign language (EFL).
It stands for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
There are four skillsin language learning:
Active skills (Productive):
Passive skills (Receptive):
Art is the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power. (Oxford dictionary)
Teachers should ensure that children are provided with a variety of interested and useful tasks. Here are some important tips for planning activities:
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