Earlier this year, the city of Providence, R. Most of the fired teachers were rehired, but when the dust settled, teachers were left without jobs. To give them a chance to apply for positions elsewhere the district, Providence officials are using an unusual device. Earlier this year the City of Providence Rhode Island fired all of its nearly 2, teachers.
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Listening can be a challenge even for experienced ESL students. Even so, listening is a crucial component of modern ESL teaching, right up there with grammar , speaking , and writing. If you want to teach your class effectively, you need to teach them listening. Some teachers sit at the front of the classroom and speak in slow, measured tones, as the students write out every word they say. Others bring in CDs or play online videos, and ask the students to transcribe as many words as they can catch.
At the start of a speed dating session, students are given a topic or question to discuss. Each student sits facing another student. Students typically remain in their partner-groups for about minutes before the instructor, who must keep time, notifies them to move on to their next partner. Once students rotate to their new partners, the timer is reset and students again discuss their topic or question, this time with a new discussion partner.