What's the easiest way to teach someone English?
I'm responsible for showing an employee conversational English. I need as many ideas as possible.
Asked By: shara g - 10/4/2006
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Answered By: Theophane - 10/4/2006
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The more they hear it and use it, the easier it will be for them to learn it. Make them try to communicate in English. There are also a lot of good websites for learning English as a Second Language (ESL). Try googling "ESL techniques" or "second language acquisition". Hope that helps.
Answered By: obuprincess - 10/4/2006
you didn't mention the person's level. if he is very basic, you could use pictures. you should start with basic survival phrases eg greetings etc.
Answered By: Sam - 10/4/2006
Assuming your employee knows no English at all, here is how I essentially learned German (and used the same method to teach my kids when they were babies... More
Answered By: seraphim_pwns_u - 10/4/2006
English Learning Links... More
Answered By: Kevin - 10/4/2006
Get out and about together. Conversation flows in the real world, not in a classroom. Go out for coffee, go to the zoo, go to a restaurant, go to the horse races, whatever. You'll have something to talk about. Tell the student to buy Essential Grammar in Use, which is a great ESL grammar book with good explanations... More
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