ESOL Early Field Experience
The ESOL Early Field Experience is completed as a core requirement of your initial ESOL Course. The ESOL Early Field Experience is comprised of a volunteer component and an assignment component.
Volunteer Component :
Your field experience involves a minimum of 6 hours volunteering in an English language learning environment. Your role can be that of assistant to the teacher: tutoring, observing, or generally helping the instructor and students. This 6 hours of volunteering must be documented on the Field Experience Log.
In addition to the 6 hours volunteer time, as part of the total field experience, you need to complete the following assignments related to your contact with English language learners:
SOLOM (Student Oral Language Observation)
Language Learning Interview
Reflection paper of your field experience.
These assignments must not be done during your 6 hours of volunteering time.