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TESOL Videos - TEFL & TESOL - ITTT's ONLINE & IN-CLASS - COURSES
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Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching. This convenient, highly structured design means that you can quickly get to grips with each section before moving onto the next.
This Units focus is on the use of Course Books, Materials and Teaching Aids that you can utilize to efficiently teach your class. These sorts of things include the Black Board / White Board (also known as Wipe Board), Visual Aids, Worksheets / Work Cards, Cassettes / CDs / DVDs / Videos, Dictionaries, the actual Course Books, Resource Books and Photocopiers / Computers / Over-head Projectors (OHPs). Before reading on, there are two main types of materials, which are: 1. Authentic materials 2. Creative materials Authentic materials are real-life examples of the use of English (Newspapers, Songs, Poems, Brochures, Menus, etc). Creative materials are things made for teaching the students what they need to know (Flash Cards, Crosswords, Word Searches, Picture Stories, Roleplay Cards, etc). It is important to note that you can make your own things to better suit your classes weaknesses, but this takes a lot of time. Back to the point, Black Boards / White Boards are one of the most obvious things a teacher has at their disposal for teaching. They are seen by the entire class from nearly every angle, and are big enough so you can write whatever you need to. It is important to always keep a very clean board and to have a plan ready for what you are going to put on the board and where (including the colours used). This is to ensure you have a nice layout for the information so stude