English as a Second Language (ESL) Teachers

Today, many public and private schools employ teachers trained as ESL instructors. ESL teachers do not usually speak the language of the students they teach. However, many teachers try to learn some key words and phrases in their students' native tongues in order to communicate better. ESL teachers teach English usage and pronunciation, as well as core language skills necessary for students to participate in other classes such as math and science, and in order to interact socially with other students. Students may not have a good background in reading in their own native language, which makes it even more difficult to learn the language in a new country.

Sign In or Join Vault Gold to Read More Including

  • The Job
  • Education and Training
  • Outlook
  • Tips for Entry and more.

Are you a student? You may have free access to Vault's premium content.
Contact your Career Center, Alumni Office or Library to find out more.

Career Update Newsletter

Tips and tools to help you manage your ideal career.