This also short unit dealt with the types of assessment that takes place while teaching students. The tests mentioned can occur and different times, at different frequencies and for different purpose
This unit covered the four various present tenses: present simple, present continuous, present perfect, and present perfect continuous. All tenses have an affirmative, negative, or a question form. Th
This chapter taught me about the two productive skills in language learning: writing and speaking. These skills are just as important as receptive skills because they are necessary for an integrated u
Unit 14- Coursebook and lesson materials, begins with insightful introduction definition comparison authentic & created materials. This unit provides supportive illustrated examples created crossword
Teaching needs to be adaptable. Textbooks can be a good base to start from and use especially for beginning teachers. However, not every lesson in a text book will suit all students' needs or interest
The modal auxiliary verbs are: can, could, may, might, shall, should, will, would, must, have to, have got to, need to, needn't and ought to. They are used before other verbs to add meaning to the ma
Sooner or later, teachers are likely to come across special groups of students that require slightly different skills than those we have looked at so far in this course. Teaching beginners can be one
This unit deals with grammar and parts of speech. A breakdown of many types of speech are studied, including nouns, adjectives, articles, verbs, adverbs, gerunds, pronouns and prepositions/conjunctio
This unit deals with in classroom teaching videos. The two videos are two examples of classroom teaching. The first being a bad example, the second a good example. I found them very interesting –
This unit talks about the various tests available to a teacher to gauge motivation, understanding and level of the student. Each test is designed for a specific purpose. For example, the placement tes
This unit provides an overview of common problems a teacher may encounter and some ideas on how to deal with them. The unit covers importance of establishing rapport in the first session using warmers
I believe that this sort of material, i.e. material that is distinct from actual nuts and bolts of teaching English is incredibly important. I have been focusing on skills that will lead to an effecti
In this unit, I learned that it is not necessary to use the course book for the first lesson, but set it more towards an activity that can help the students progress in their English language levels.
There are a number of ways to assess a student's language level: Tutorials, Evaluation by students and tests. Placement tests are used to assist the formation of group of students at the same level. A
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In this unit, we learn about different methods of teaching and learning, as well as a brief overview of which is the appropriate method for each level the students are in their learning (basic, interm
In this Unit, I learned the processes involved in teaching a new language. It was divided into three main parts: teaching vocabulary, introducing grammatical structures, and teaching language function
There are special groups beginners fall into the are: beginners, individual, young learners, business English learners, monolingual and multilingual learners, and there are special things to do and k
This lesson was about the use of modal auxiliary verbs to express obligation, possibilities, abilities, advice, request and permission; relative clauses and they way in which they modify a noun and th
Beginners are not all the same. Some of them might have never been exposed to English, some others might, or we might have to work with adult beginners which are highly motivated to learn while young
This unit looks at some problem situations in the classroom,namely first lessons,the groups where the students are at different levels,large classes,the use of the students'native tongue,reluctant stu
According to my experience conditionals are definitely one of the most confusing topics in english grammar. This unit showed us interesting and fun excercises which can make students understand easily
Teaching special groups is something teachers should be prepared to face at some point of their career. I agree on the differences exposed in this unit, I definitely believe that teaching children is
I strongly believe that if we get to know our students, what they know, what they want to learn, what's their personal motivation we can make our classes successful. But we have to be aware that there
Unit 20 is the last one of this course. It covers troubleshooting very briefly. I believe there might be some specific issues in each country or age class, which might not be covered within the unit.
Unit 20 covered many possible problems that could arise in class and how to deal with them. It started with what to do with your first class, whether the students are new to each other or have already
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