God has brought the World to our Doorstep! Every city and town in the United States is experiencing an influx of people from all around the world. How should the Church respond to this movement of people directed by our Sovereign God? With joyful obedience!! Through ESL (English as a Second Language) ministries, the Church can now obey two of Jesus' great commands in one ministry. We can literally reach the nations (Matthew 28:19-20) by loving our neighbor (Luke 10:27).
In this training you will learn:
1. How to start and maintain a fruitful ESL Ministry
2. How to teach ESL to adult Internationals including:
a. How to place students in the proper fluency level classroom
b. How to Lesson Plan using professionally written curriculum
c. How to introduce new vocabulary & sentences using new vocabulary
d. How to get the students to generate their own sentences
3. How to build authentic relationships with your students
4. How to share the Gospel both inside and outside the ESL Classroom
You do not need to speak a foreign language or be a professional teacher to be a volunteer ESL Teacher. All you need to do is speak English and love Jesus and we can teach you the rest. This training is interactive. During the training you will practice the skills that you are learning, create two lesson plans for different fluency levels and come away excited to serve the Lord through ESL Ministry.
Nancy Booher is an accidental missionary. She has been volunteering at her home church (Chapelgate in Marriottsville, Maryland) as their ESL (English as a Second Language) Ministries Director since 2000. In 2005, MNA created the position of ESL Ministries Director in response to the recognition by many PCA Churches nationwide that God was literally sending the world to our doorstep. No one was more surprised than Nancy to be asked to be on MNA's Senior Staff. Since that time she has helped more than 200 churches start ESL Ministries.