Robert Taylor

Biography

I am Canadian. Of the past 25 years, I have spent more than half teaching English and other subjects in Thailand. I have also taught business subjects in Canada at St. Lawrence College and as guest lecturer at Seneca College, Toronto.

At the same time, I have taught online business courses for the Canadian School of Management, International Management Centres (UK), Revans University, Boulder, CO, USA and Les Roches Hospitality School in Bluche, Swizerland.

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Books

Teaching English as a Foreign Language to Adults
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 71,010. Language: American English. Published: January 25, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Language Instruction » English as a second language
For adults, learning a new language can be painfully slow and often a frustrating experience. While everyone would like to quickly acquire the ability to converse in a foreign language, the reality is that it is not easy - there is a whole new set of rules to learn, let alone thousands of new words and expressions. It can be very burdensome to have to, in effect, start all over again.
Teaching English as a Foreign Language
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,730. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / arts & humanities
This book was developed as an instruction manual in teaching basic ESL methodologies to people who interested in teaching abroad, particularly in European countries, i.e., in a country whose first language is not English.
Introduction to Teaching Overseas
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,660. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching
A preparation and survival guide for anyone thinking about teaching overseas.
The Purple Forest
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 37,140. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2013. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » People & Places / General
This is a collection of 22 of my short stories for and about children in various parts of the world, written over the years. I wrote a number of them while I was teaching in Thailand so you will see that a percentage of the stories are set there.
Urfus to the Rescue
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,030. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2012. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
Urfus is the story of the adventures of a rather timid young man who lives in a small village. It was originally developed to encourage my second language students to read. Each chapter is short – intended to be read at the beginning of a one-hour lesson followed by discussion and an exercise or two. At the end of the book, there is a link for teachers to a package of related exercises.
Teaching English to Young Learners
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,380. Language: English. Published: September 23, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / arts & humanities
In this book, you will learn a wide variety of techniques and strategies for teaching children from ages 4-11. It includes lesson plans, games and activities for teaching English to children whose first language is other than English - at kindergarten and early primary grade levels. It combines elements of Early Childhood Education (ECE) and teaching children a second language.
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 46,840. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Teaching methods & materials / arts & humanities
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages is a guide to learning more than 24 ESL Methodologies and Teaching Techniques. It is ideal for new or aspiring teachers of English as a Second Language – particularly for those who want to teach overseas where there is a huge need for English teachers with TESOL training.

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