Foreign student to serve 17 days in jail for faking visa documents

November 26, 2008

VANCOUVER, CANADA–The B.C. Court of Appeal has found that a two-month jail sentence was unfit after it imposed on a foreign student who faked records to stay in Canada. The B.C. Court of Appeal substituted a sentence of 17 days of “time served” for international student Shihao Hupang, now 20. “In my view, the sentencing judge erred in viewing the circumstances of this case full story
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Future of English Language Teaching

November 26, 2008

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA–What is the future of English language teaching? The answers appear to be more students taking more exams and using more technology in the classroom. However, the question is whether this is really a surprise to anyone working in an ESL or EFL environment like Korea full story
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At Zephyrhills High, lunch break a world away

November 26, 2008

ST. PETERSBURG, FL–Diversity is something to be celebrated. Just ask Jeffra Flaitz and Danielle Zinna, two teachers at Zephyrhills High School. Not too long ago, the two took a good look at their student population and decided it was time to mix things up a bit. “We have 35 different nationalities represented here,” said Flaitz, who is an ESOL full story
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