Friday, June 15, 2007

Info about Resources for ESL/TEFL/TESL Teachers in Italy

(LAST EDITED/UPDATED: 11 September 2010)

Here are some links for ESL (English as a Second Language)/TEFL/TESL resources for use in Italy and beyond:

  • TEFL – "Teaching English as a Foreign Language. This term is predominantly used when English is being taught in a country where it isn't the native language (for example teaching English to Spanish people in Spain)" – Source: International TEFL Teacher Training
  • TESL – "Teaching English as a Second Language. This is where English is being taught to non-native speakers of English in a country where it is the native language (for example teaching emigrants to the UK/USA)." – Source: International TEFL Teacher Training
  • TESOL – "Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. This term theoretically encompasses both of the above." – Source: International TEFL Teacher Training
  • ELT – "English Language Teaching. This term is mainly used by institutions in the U.K." – Source: International TEFL Teacher Training
  • ESL – English as a Second Language
  • Becoming a Better EFL Teacher – "For foreign language learning, for teaching English as a Foreign Language, to develop skill as an Article Writer or give polished Speaking Presentations - You're in the right place!" – Source: blog web site
  • BLOGS – Source: ESLPundit – "the esl network"
  • Learning English Blog – Source: Learning English section of BBC (International Version)
  • Teach English in Italy – "This blog is open to any and all opinions but I request that you be 1) honest (info that's accurate, balanced and complete), and 2) civilized (polite and constructive). Those two qualities are what make a blog a desirable community for mature people." – Source: Frank Adamo
  • THE FCE BLOG – by Claudia Ceraso – "An afterclass meeting point for all First Certificate in English Students"
  • TEFL BLOG – Source: eslbase
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That's it for Friday, 15 June 2007: venerdì, 15 giugno 2007.

Ciao, Ben

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(LAST EDITED/UPDATED: 11 September 2010)

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English Toolbox Co. said...

Another source for teaching materials for TEFL trainers is:

Anonymous said...

These sites offer a lot of quality FREE resources.

Why pay when you can get high quality ready-made handouts, lesson plan, quizzes, etc.?