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St.Anthony Catholic High School



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Welcome to ESL World!

Welcome to ESL World!



The purpose of an ESL class is to support our international students' development of English proficiency. This class is where content based English language instruction takes place.


My name is Rudy Benavidez.I graduated from Our Lady of the Lake University,San Antonio,Texas with a B.A. and M.ED, ADM certification Bil/Esl

Teaching License State of Texas(life)


My name is Mrs.  Franklin. I graduated from ELTE University, Budapest, Hungary with a MA degree in Linguistics and Russian Literature. In addition, I earned an International TEFL and TESOL Certificate in 2006.


During my long career, I have taught ESL, Russian, Hungarian Language and Literature, Pedagogy, Special Education, Reading and English Language Arts. Teaching International Languages has been one of the most exciting experiences in my life! It's very rewarding to see how my students develop their language skills as well as cultural awareness. 

Currently, I teach ESL I, ESL II, US History ESL, Writing ESL and Russian History.