Teaching English as a Foreign Language
This portfolio demonstrates my understandings of supporting students who learn English as an additional language, and my competence of applying theories into teaching practice. This portfolio consists of three sections: my philosophy of teaching, eight critical TESOL domains, and my implication to practice. In the first section, by reviewing theories from socio-cultural and cognitive perspectives, I state my belief in being an English teacher who supports students according to their needs and creates safe environment where meaningful communications occur. In the second section, I provide and analyze artifacts in terms of learners and learning, the learning environment, curriculum, and assessment, thus demonstrating my professional knowledge of eight TESOL domains. In the last section, I collectively reflect on the work I developed, and identify questions and challenges for my ongoing professional development as an English teacher in an international context.