Meaning of “ESL” in the English Dictionary

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"ESL" in British English

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ESLnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌiː.esˈel/ us /ˌiː.esˈel/

abbreviation for English as a Second Language: the teaching of English to speakers of other languages who live in a country where English is an official or important language


(Definition of “ESL” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ESL" in American English

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abbreviation forEnglish as a second language:

Luisa teaches ESL in California.

(Definition of “ESL” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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