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As someone who has taught in the past, I think I have largely gained by seeing how english can be taught. The approach is very different than in my field of study, which is Biology. In my science courses, my lesson plans were centered around pure subject matter; students need to learn certain facts and concepts to advance in their degree program, period. Teaching a language is trickier. Students need to both learn the foundations of language and be compelled to put them into action, in order to really absorb them. The approach one needs to use is very context-dependent, even if there are universal tools (e.g. the ESA method). As a teacher of english, I need to spend more time thinking about the and how it relates to the type of students I have, as well as their level of language and their specific needs. Having a well-developed lesson plan is important to being effective in the classroom, even if you end up improvising a bit in the end. The language units have also helped me to really consider the structure and the rules of english. While I have studied other languages, I have never been compelled to study english in such depth. In order to be helpful to students, it is important to recognize the difficulties of a language one takes for granted. The units on classroom issues and