A Bottom Up View of the Needs of Prospective Teachers

by Peter Watkins University of Portsmouth (Portsmouth, UK)   Abstract This article considers the provision of short pre-service initial teacher education courses, such as the Cambridge ESOL CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) course. Its starting point is the experiences of the prospective teachers who undertake the courses. A series of interviews were […]

A Review of Online Reading Sites for ESL Students

by KC Lee and Happy Goh National University of Singapore (Singapore)   Background As coordinators of a one-year intensive English course, we are looking for supplementary reading materials which are available online for our students who are English as Second Language (ESL) learners. These supplementary reading materials form part of a larger reading curriculum and […]