TESL


TESL
[[t]te̱s(ə)l[/t]]
N-UNCOUNT
TESL is the teaching of English to people who live in an English-speaking country, but whose first language is not English. TESL is an abbreviation for `teaching English as a second language'.

English dictionary. 2008.

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  • TESL — [ tesl ] noun uncount Teaching English as a Second Language: teaching English to people who live in a country where English is spoken but who do not speak English as their first language …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • TESL — [ˈtesəl] n [U] the teaching of English as a second language …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • TESL — ► ABBREVIATION ▪ teaching of English as a second language …   English terms dictionary

  • TESL — abbrev. teaching English as a second language …   English World dictionary

  • TESL — abbr. teaching of English as a second language. * * * ˈtesəl abbreviation teaching English as a second language * * * teaching English as a second language. Cf. ESL. * * * TESL (often /tesˈəl/) abbrev Teaching (of) English as a Second Language *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • TESL — abbreviation teaching English as a second language …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • TESL — teaching English as a second language. Cf. ESL. * * * …   Universalium

  • TESL — abbreviation teaching of English as a second language …   English new terms dictionary

  • TESL — noun (U) the teaching of English as a Second Language …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • TESL — UK [ˈtes(ə)l] / US noun [uncountable] Teaching English as a Second Language: teaching English to people who live in a country where English is spoken but who do not speak English as their first language …   English dictionary