About

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My name is Ella and I am the creator of ESL Teacher’s Notebook.

What is www.eslteachersnotebook.com ?

I created ESL Teacher’s Notebook with 3 purposes in mind:

My Experience

I am an ESL teacher with a Master’s Degree in TESOL. I have over 15 years of teaching experience in the ESL industry.

I have been involved in a number of English language programs and courses: Academic English, General English, IELTS preparation, AMEP (Adult Migrant English Program), LLNP (Language, Literacy and Numeracy Program), Settling in Australia, General English and Job Search/ Employability Skills.

My professional skill set consists of curriculum development, designing customised courses, preparing resources for professional development, designing language activities and using technology in education.

My Students

I have worked with a wide and diverse range of students: from pre-schoolers to senior citizens, professionals to those learning English as a hobby and complete beginners to advanced students. Currently, my students include adult learners who have migrated to Australia.

My Professional Interests

My professional interests include new research and developments in the following areas: syllabus design, using technology in language teaching, online learning/teaching, linguistics, sociolinguistics (especially bilingualism, multiculturalism, ethnicity and national identity issues) and TESOL methodology.

My Teaching Philosophy

My teaching philosophy is based on the following principles:

My Other Interests

My interests outside work include reading, music, beach/bush walks and cooking.