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Especially For ITAs and International Faculty

Teaching in the US

Quick Tips for Teaching in the US

Teaching in the US Classroom (Tomorrow's Professor, Search #801)
http://cgi.stanford.edu/~dept-ctl/cgi-bin/tomprof/postings.php

Cultural Differences in the Classroom:
http://edition.tefl.net/articles/home-and-abroad/cultural-differences/

http://edition.tefl.net/articles/home-and-abroad/cultural-differences-2/

Resources for International Faculty and TAs: http://www.vanderbilt.edu/cft/resources/teaching_resources/specific_audiences/international.htm

http://depts.washington.edu/cidrweb/consulting/itaresources.html

 

ESL Web Sites

ESL Learning for Traveling students
http://www.kanetix.ca/esl-learning-for-traveling-students

Great All-Purpose Web Site:
www.eslcafe.com

This web site has a very comprehensive list of links, a help center, message boards, a slang dictionary, and quizzes among other features.
http://www.5minuteenglish.com/

GReat multipurpose site with resources and games: http://english.answers.com/grammar/

Another general writing advice site--checkout the "English Lessons"
http://www.5minuteenglish.com/

A clearing house of Grammar Links: http://www.eslpartyland.com/articles/esl-grammar-links.html

Writing Sites

http://www.eslbee.com/ General advice on writing styles

http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/
Probably the best on-line writing resource center.  It’s from Purdue University.

www.rpi.edu/dept/llc/writecenter/web/handouts.html Excellent broad-based resources with good "take away" handouts

Information on different types of writing and different styles

http://www.ohiou.edu/esl/english/writing/style.html

Grammar

On-line quizzes for you to test your knowledge of various grammar points 
http://a4esl.org/q/h/

http://www.ohiou.edu/esl/english/grammar/activities.html

Help for all levels of English competence

http://a4esl.org/q/h/grammar.html

http://www.1-language.com/eslquizzes/index.htm

English for Science and Technology

http://www.englishpage.com/forums/showthread.php?t=7120

http://www.eslincanada.com/englishlesson7.html

Books (Available in the IDS Library)

E. Sarkisian. Teaching American Students: A Guide for International Faculty and Teaching Assistants in Colleges and Universities. Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning, Intercultural Press, Inc.


M. Smithee, S. L.Greenblatt, & E. Eland. U.S. Classroom Culture. NAFSA.

G. Althen. American Ways. Intercultural Press

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