ESL Infusion Video Series:

Voices of English as a Second Language Learners and Their Teachers

Welcome to the ESL Infusion Video Series: Voices of ESL Learners and Their Teachers! In the following videos, students share their experiences as language learners in the Canadian school system; the teachers provide advice as to how educators can facilitate the overall success of the ESL learner.  

Voices of English as a Second Language Learners and Their Teachers:

The Primary Companion Guide

The ESL Infusion videos have been divided into themes, and can be viewed below. A companion guide is also available on this page. The guide provides background information and group/individual activities for each chapter, as well as a list of resources such as books, journal articles, videos and websites.

Companion Guide:

Complete Guide 

Introduction 

Table of Contents 

Background and Activities 

Appendices 

References 

Credits 

 

Section 1: Who is the ESL Learner?

See Background and Activities, pages 15-31

 

 

Section 2: How do ESL learners shape their identities?

See Background and Activities, pages 33-41

 

Section 3: What are the support networks available for students, teachers and parents?

See Background and Activities, pages 43-53

 

 

Section 4: What do teachers need to know and do to support ESL students?

See Background and Activities, pages 55-77

Information about ESL Students’ Background and Culture

 

Appropriate Teaching Strategies

 

 

Section 5: What types of programs do schools offer ESL students?

See Background and Activities, pages 79-86

 

Voices of English as a Second Language Learners and Their Teachers: The

Middle School Companion Guide: Grade 6-8

The ESL Infusion videos have been divided into themes, and can be viewed below. A companion guide is also available on this page. The guide provides background information and group/individual activities for each chapter, as well as a list of resources such as books, journal articles, videos and websites.

Companion Guide:

Complete Guide 

Introduction 

Table of Contents 

Background and Activities 

References 

Appendices 

Credits 

Section 1: Who is the ESL Learner?

See Background and activities, pages 16-24      

 Section 2: How do ESL learners shape their identity?

See Background and activities, pages 30-36   

Section 3:What are the available support networks for parents and teachers?

See background and activities, pages 42-50

 

Section 4: What do teachers need to know and do to support ESL students?

See background and activities, pages 56-73

Voices of English as a Second Language Learners and Their Teachers:

The Senior Companion Guide

The ESL Infusion videos have been divided into themes, and can be viewed below. A companion guide is also available on this page. The guide provides background information and group/individual activities for each chapter, as well as a list of resources such as books, journal articles, videos and websites.

Companion Guide:

Complete Guide 

Introduction 

Table of Contents 

Background and Activities 

Appendices 

References 

Credits 

Section 1: Who is the ESL Learner?

See Background and Activities, pages 15-26

 

The First Day of School

 

Section 2: How do ESL learners shape their identities?

See Background and Activities, pages 31-42

Section 3: What are the support networks available for students, teachers and parents?

See Background and Activities, pages 43-56

 

 

Section 4: What do teachers need to know and do to support ESL students?

See Background and Activities, pages 57-74

 

Section 5: What types of programs do schools offer ESL students?

See Background and Activities, pages 75-83

Voices of English as a Second Language Learners and Their Teachers: Compilation

Companion Guide Grade 1-12

The guide provides background information and group/individual activities for each chapter, as well as a list of resources such as books, journal articles, videos and websites.

Companion Guide:

Complete Guide 

Introduction 

Table of Contents 

Background and Activities 

Appendices 

References