ELO is proud to host Canadian university students, who are studying to become primary or secondary teachers, here in Hong Kong. This specialized training programme equips future teachers with all of the necessary strategies to properly engage and guide ESL students towards successful English learning outcomes.
Each ESL Immersion Programme takes place early May for two weeks and all participants will be assigned to participating schools in Hong Kong. Participants will be taught various ESL strategies and practice in an authentic classroom situation. Daily debriefing will help participants develop appropriate pedagogy for their particular teaching style.
Besides the in-class experience, participants will also have a chance to explore the Pearl of the Orient... Hong Kong, during afternoons and weekends. This includes numerous cultural, sightseeing and exciting adventures.
Participants will be taught 26 specific ESL strategies, developed by ELO over the past 18-years.
Participants will stay in a youth hostel comfortably situated in the heart of it all and close to amenities, services and transportaion.
Besides teaching, future teachers will have a chance more about Chinese culture while visiting the world's most vertical city.
With lessons being finished at lunch, this provide ample freedom to take in man of Hong Kong's features which includes: lushes beaches, iconic skylines, extravagant shopping and legendary cuisine.