The main difference between bilingual education classes and English as a second language, or ESL, classes is that the teacher will only speak in English during ESL classes, but can speak in both English and the native la... More »

Instructors can teach English as a second language (ESL) students new vocabulary words by using methods such as pre-teaching vocabulary before language activities, focusing on cognates with the students' native languages... More » Education K-12

As of February 2015, three colleges that offer online degree programs in English as a second language, or ESL, include Nova Southeastern University, California University of Pennsylvania and University of North Dakota. P... More » Education Colleges & Universities

ESL conversation-based lessons consist of planned exercises designed to engage students in meaningful conversation in English. Lessons improve conversational skills and often involve activities such as storytelling, role... More » Education

Santa Ana College in Santa Ana, California, has courses in conversational English as part of its ESL program. Florida International University has an intensive conversational English program, and Anne Arundel Community C... More » Education

One of the advantages to English second language labs is that the student learns English faster and more effectively. ESL labs are frequently used with English language learner, or ELL, programs. More » Education

To start learning English as a second language, look for nearby classes and supplement learning through online English lessons, such as the lessons available through the BBC Learning English program at BBC.Co.UK, or the ... More » Education