English as a Foreign Language

Critical Language Project
2 months 1 week ago
Wang Ling received a CLP grant to build a sister school relationship between her host school in Rhode Island, Chariho Regional High School, and her home school in China, No.1 High School of Liuyang. The main goals of the project are to coordinate regular virtual exchanges for students at both schools, offer professional development opportunities for teachers in the U.S. and China to share best practices, establish exchange programs for Chinese students to study at Chariho Regional High School as international students for U.S. students to study at No.1 High School of Liuyang or to volunteer, and to establish a Chinese language and culture classroom at Chariho Regional High School. Students at the host and home schools have already connected through virtual exchanges and will continue to connect though art exchanges, speech competitions, and other virtual activities. The principals of both schools have met through video conferences and the principal of Chariho Regional High School will visit No.1 High School of Liuyang in June 2019. This CLP will support language learning and cultural exchange between students, teachers, and administrators at the host and home schools.
Critical Language Project
2 months 1 week ago
Kong Yanli received a CLP grant to build a sister school relationship between her home school in China, Yichang Foreign Language Junior High School and Nettlehorst Elementary in Chicago, Illinois, which is in the same district as her host school in the US. The relationship started with a pen-pal program, joint-classroom projects, the establishment of a Chinese Club at Nettlehorst Elementary, and will develop into an in-person, student exchange. The visit to the U.S. will take place in the summer for about two weeks as a summer camp. As a result of this CLP, the schools hope to have a yearly visit to the U.S. and eventually have the opportunity for American students to visit Kong Yanli’s students in China.
Critical Language Project
2 months 1 week ago
Gu Zhen received a CLP grant to develop and hold a workshop to share the effective teaching methodologies and teaching practices that she learned in the United States with English as a Foreign Language teachers in her home school and sister schools in China. She will work with other TCLP alumni to show how they apply what they learned from their TCLP experience to their home classroom teaching. Their intention is to create an atmosphere for the participant to experience a very interactive, participatory workshop. At the end, they will introduce the participants to the Teachers of Critical Languages Program (TCLP) and shared resources for online courses for professional development. They believe that they can always be better educators and want to share this expectation with their colleagues in China.
Lesson Plan
2 months 3 weeks ago
SWBAT state, ask and answer Wht will you do in your vacation? What did you do in your vacation? How will you get there? How did you get there? Who are you with?
Lesson Plan
4 months 3 weeks ago
Capstone project Thomas Edison Language Institute Sacramento, California What: - The project is an 8 foot tall mosaic of the TE tiger’s head with a colorful tiled/brickwork base. - The mosaic is comprised of the hamsa, or khamsah, shape, repeated 1000-2000 times. Black or orange shapes will create the picture. - TE families can buy a khamsah and get a name engraved on it. - The khamsah shape is about 2.5” tall, and the font size is about 24 points (this text is 12 point font).
Online Resource
5 months 1 week ago
Online Resource
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Online Resource
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Online Resource
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Online Resource
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