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Teaching Language

If you teach a foreign language or teach English as a second language or would like to do either, then check out some of the following books.

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The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life  
The Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life
Parker J. Palmer

Price:  $17.46

Teachers choose their vocation for reasons of the heart, because they care deeply about their students and about their subject. But the demands of teaching cause too many educators to lose heart. Is it possible to take heart in teaching once more so that we can continue to do what good teachers always do - give heart to our students? In The Courage to Teach, Parker Palmer takes teachers on an inner journey toward reconnecting with their vocation and their students - and recovering their passion for one of the most difficult and important of human endeavors.

Teaching English Abroad: Talk Your Way Around the World  
Teaching English Abroad: Talk Your Way Around the World
Susan Griffith

Price:  $17.95

The definitive and acclaimed guide to short and long-term opportunities around the world for both trained and untrained teachers in the booming field of teaching English as a foreign language. Opportunities exist from Bordeaux to Bogota, Paris to Patras, the Mediterranean to the South China Seas and the UK to the USA.

More than Just Surviving Handbook: ESL for Every Classroom Teacher  
More than Just Surviving Handbook: ESL for Every Classroom Teacher
Barbara Law, Mary Eckes

Price:  $17.60

For teachers with even one non-English-speaking student, this book is invaluable. The second edition features updated chapters on testing and placement, teaching reading, teaching writing, and teaching content. A new chapter on balanced literacy discusses the place of direct instruction and the teaching of skills within an environment of authentic learning. Also new are sections on writing lesson plans and the effective use of technology. Contains practical advice on helping students adjust to a new school, managing cultural diversity, setting realistic goals, and grading appropriately. Incorporates dozens of new examples of students' work.

Working in English Language Teaching  
Working in English Language Teaching
Francesca Target

Price:  $19.95

While there is an abundance of books about the techniques of ELT there has been very little published up to now on how to develop a career in the sector. An increasingly popular career choice for many students for what was originally seen as a means of traveling and 'avoiding the real world' has become a structured career path of choice for many. Illustrated with case studies throughout, the book will show readers how to enter, progress and move between different ELT pathways. The book also includes details of the various qualifications offered in the area and will help readers to assess the institutions that provide and accredit such qualifications.