Presentation Details

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Eleventh International Literacy and Education Research Network Conference on Learning

Teaching ESL Students to Search in Internet: Avoiding Handicaps

Profesora Julio Antonio Tejera Castillo, Profesor Antonio Pérez Correa.

Willing to make a modest contribution to the formation of engineers in the field of the information this paper discusses the reasons to teach to search in the Internet to ESL students. . Due to this fact and after acknowledging a few reasons why ESL students and teachers may experience frustration, this work gives nine practical tips to teach internet search to ESL students. These tips include advice for before, during, and after the students actually sit down in front of a computer. To face such challenge, the professors are the first to assume such preparation since they have in their hands the responsibility of permeating the students with a row of skills that will permit them to reach an acceptable level in the communicative competence which is, at the same time, the final goal of foreign language learners.


Profesora Julio Antonio Tejera Castillo  (Cuba)
Departamento de Ingles
Universidad de las Ciencias Informáticas

Profesor Antonio Pérez Correa  (Cuba)
Departamento de Ingles
Universidad de las Ciencias Informáticas

  • Avoiding handicaps
  • Internet search
  • Practical tips
  • Frustration.

(30 min. Conference Paper, English)