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In the following videos, five international teaching assistants compare teaching at Illinois to teaching in their home countries; provide tips for becoming an effective instructor; explain how they developed their English skills; and share their challenges and successes with taking, sometimes failing, and ultimately passing the English Proficiency Interview.
Click on the following video links to hear their stories and advice for teaching success. Additional resources for teaching at Illinois can be found here.
Resources for improving oral English proficiency can be found here.
What is it like to teach at Illinois?
How can I be successful as a new teacher?
How can I ensure two-way communication in the classroom?
How can I develop English skills for teaching?
How can I prepare for the English Proficiency Interview?