In episode 40, Ningxin Zheng interviews Yang Yu, a graduate student in English Language Education who has previously taught diverse learners in China including peers at the college level and middle schoolers at a school for the blind. Yang discusses a range of topics including showing respect for learners, maintaining student interest in learning, and teaching pronunciation.
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Ningxin Zheng first met Yang Yu when they were both undergraduate college students in China, and now they are both graduate students in English language teaching at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College.
You can contact Yang Yu (right) by email.
If you are interested in learning more about teaching languages for blind students, here are a few resources…
…There are many resources available on the Paths to Literacy website pathstoliteracy.org
If you are interested in teaching pronunciation, check out episode 38 of the podcast with Gillian Lord and don’t miss the resources in the show notes!