Seven Things to Expect When You Study English
When you choose to study English as a second language you will expect to emerge from your study being able to read, speak and write English with a certain amount of confidence and ability. There are many different methods and approaches to teaching English as a second language, and your experience of an English class may be quite different to your expectations of how you learn the language. Of course, there are also some constants that every ESL class offers.
Studying English as a second language can be beneficial for memory, for lifestyle, and for employment prospects. Here are some ways you can prepare yourself for your first English class.
English Class Expectations
- First before jumping straight into the first English class that you see, you need to know that not all English schools are the same. It is important to do your research to find which school can provide you with the most interesting and relevant courses that will meet your needs.
- As with any normal class in school you should expect to always be treated as an individual and with respect by fellow classmates and especially by the teacher.
- While studying you should expect the teacher to pay attention to your English development and your ability to speak, respond, and comprehend everyday English. By having your teacher pay close attention to your development you will see an increase in your English abilities in a very short amount of time.
- You should expect to read and write English effectively and fluently. You should see great improvement in your skills during your ESL study experience.
- The course you choose to study should expand your vocabulary, expression, and pronunciation beyond the classroom.
- Students studying English as a second language will become more and more confident speaking the language as the course progresses.
- You should be able to see how the English course has been structured to improve and expand you skills in a logical way. Regular classes, practice sessions, tests, cultural immersion activities other methods of learning are designed to help you and to assist your teachers to understand how you are progressing with your ESL classes.