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How to help an ESL student who doesn't want to learn?

I've been tutoring a new student from the beautiful land of Cuba. She is 14 and her parents want me to teach her English. I think she is going through the natural process of culture shock and is overwhelmed by the US in general. To complicate things even more, the high school she just started with has thrown her mercilessly into an advanced Speech & Debate class. The poor kid is so frustrated by everything at this point that she's just giving up on learning English. How can I help inspire her to learn? [more inside]
posted by Mistress of the Bunnies on Sep 6, 2016 - 19 answers

Exercises to improve reading comprehension for a 13-14 year old

I volunteer as an English tutor for school age children in the UK. I have recently started work with a pupil who has serious problems with reading comprehension. What can I do? [more inside]
posted by Aravis76 on Jun 23, 2015 - 14 answers

Tutor me softly...

I need advice to help me start tutoring. [more inside]
posted by melangell on Jan 18, 2014 - 7 answers

Show, don't tell!

Tutoring two 2nd-grade students in writing more creatively. I'm a creative writing grad student, so no sweat right? Wrong. Their first language isn't English. [more inside]
posted by joyeuxamelie on Apr 19, 2011 - 10 answers

How to be a better teacher

How can I become an awesome English teacher to a foreign child? [more inside]
posted by djgh on Oct 6, 2010 - 5 answers

How do I support my fourteen-year-old as she learns how to write essays for school?

How do I support my fourteen-year-old as she learns how to write essays for school? [more inside]
posted by christopherious on Sep 22, 2010 - 28 answers

Kind of like teaching an upset, 10-year old sack of potatoes to read.

Advice on making reading palatable to a disgruntled ESL 10-year-old. [more inside]
posted by sdis on Apr 22, 2010 - 16 answers

ESL Textbook Recommendations

ESL Textbook Recommendations, anyone? [more inside]
posted by sdis on Apr 4, 2009 - 3 answers

Help me be a good vocab tutor.

I need your advice on how to help an adult English speaker expand his vocabulary to excel on the GRE. [more inside]
posted by crackingdes on Oct 10, 2007 - 7 answers

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