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North Chicago
This unit covers present tense which is included: simple present, present continuouse, present perfect, and present perfect continuous. For each tense the unit covers the following areas: Form which s
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Unit 19 was all about special circumstances in teaching English. It was good to know the differences between teaching English to young learners versus older learners as well as business professionals.
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This unit discussed the pros and cons of using course books and created materials. Course books have the problem of not being as authentic and much less interesting and engaging. While they have the a
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Oak Forest
There are many future tenses, and some of them only vary slightly from others. This unit covered all seven of the tenses, and I learned some interesting facts about some of the structures. For example
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Oakbrook Terrace
This unit's focus was on lesson planning. I very much enjoyed this unit because it's something I've personally worried about before because I have no prior experience with it. However, I was somewhat
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Information given in unit 12 was related to productive skills: talking and writing. After reading unit 12 I understood differences between fluency and accuracy, I also got some useful ideas how teache
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I find it very fun and interesting learning the conditional speeches but it can also be confusing to decide which conditional form best fits your situation. I think the teaching ideas for conditional
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This unit focused on troubleshooting issues that come up in teaching. The matter of teaching the first lessons for a group of students, whether it's a new group or existing group, was addressed by sug
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Phonology is the study, science, analysis and classification of the physical properties of sound. Teachers often neglect teaching pronunciation as they themselves don't always hear the certain feature
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I have learnt a great deal of things in this unit, but the most interesting to me has been the different age groups and how it impacts their learning; and therefore the teaching styles that are needed
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In this unit, I learned the common problems that the teachers encounter in the classroom, how to start a class or a new course effectively with a category of learners, and how to deal with a large, re
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Thank you for providing this helpful and practical unit of Lesson Planning. As a new teacher, I'm curious and eager to learn how the other teachers plan their lessons. The structure of this unit is ex
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Palos Heights
This unit provides useful videos of two lessons on identical materials carried out in totally different ways. In the first video, the teacher is brusque and seems like he doesn't really want to be the
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Palos Hills
This unit discussed the importance of teaching equipment and teaching aids. It demonstrates the many different types of equipment which may be available and used in the classroom. These aids are meant
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Information from Unit 7 helped me to find out how should we present new information to our students depends on if it is a vocabulary, grammar or language function lesson. I also understood that for d
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After reading unit 20, I learned about some good ways to deal with common problems teachers face in the classroom. I learned about the importance of establishing rapport during the first class. A few
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Park City
As TEFL teachers we must always keep in mind the best interests of our students learning and progression. Various kinds of course materials and books are useful for practical reasons, such as typical
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Park Ridge
Lesson planning has a number of important functions which could gives a teacher a well direction. It can be as an aid for both,teachers and students. It helps teachers to keep on target and gives some
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I thought this lesson what extremely helpful in giving reminders about how to deal with students of varying levels in the same class. I had this situation happen when I was teaching in a classroom in
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Unit 1 gives full overview of the features good teacher should have and who could be considered as a good student. It also defines motivation reasons to acquire language for adults and young learners,
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This unit was particularly helpful because it offered various types of created materials from role ply cards to crosswords puzzles. As a teacher I understand that sometimes it might take more time to
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This unit made use of two videos to demonstrate bad teaching skills (first video) and better teaching skills (second video). The teacher used the straight arrow teaching method to elicit vocabulary re
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The productive skills of writing and reading need special attention to the fine balance between accuracy and fluency. While speaking often gets much attention in a classroom, problems can arise (such
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Even though brief this unit really help identify different reading approaches and purposes for me. Even though we all practice it from time to time, I had not really thought about these different kin
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This unit was useful in helping me compare past, present and future tenses. I was able to review all 3 units on tense and categorize in my mind expressions and sentence structures that indicate subtl
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After watching both the videos, I could compare and contrast the differences between an effective and non-effective lesson. First of all, I could see how important an effective Engage phase. In the fi
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Conditionals can refer to past, present and future possibilities as in: -Zero conditionals: they refer to actions and facts that are irrefutable. Ex: If you mix the colors red and yellow, you get o
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This unit was the most difficult one for me so far. There was so much to learn. i realized that the way I have been teaching students pronunciation so far needs to be improved and based on a lot of
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I truly enjoyed studying this specific chapter on conditionals and reported speech. It was an incredible good review and practice opportunity for me. Most of the information in the unit was already
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Overall the unit was very helpful. However I found myself struggling towards the end. Especially the part with the phrasal verb explanations. I thought the descriptions of type 1, type 2 and type 3
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Prospect Heights
Unit 9 highlights the importance of lesson planning. By following the Straight Arrow ESA lesson structure, teachers are able to create a lesson which is most effective for their students. Having a les
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Thinking about the challenges that we can find as international English teachers, I was amazed by the many cultural differences between languages. I never thought that a language might not have punctu
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Red Bud
This unit provides an overview of effective lesson planning. It summarizes the main reasons lesson planning is important, and stresses that lesson planning does not constitute a script or rigid struct
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After reading unit 8, I remembered some aspects about future tenses that I forgot about. For example, I wasn't sure what the differences were between "future simple" and "going to future" tenses until
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I had no ideas about the complexities of phrasal verbs. I had always considered them expressions or some sort of informal communication object similar to a “saying”. I am quite impressed by the fa
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Rock Falls
Teachers of the English language can find themselves in unique and diverse classrooms, and they may teach many kinds of people. Different groups of English language learners may include all kinds of b
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Rock Island
This unit focused on teaching pronunciation and phonology. When teaching English this is a very important aspect as the English language differs from most, however these areas are often neglected. It
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This unit was really interesting for me. As a native English speaker, whilst I understand that the majority of the world now speaks English, I am aware that pronunciation can be a difficulty. I will e
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Rolling Meadows
In this unit we can analyze two different methods which used for the same topic and same students. We can see how the attitude of the same teacher can effects the results and the effectiveness of the
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This Lesson Planning Unit suggests the benefits of planning lessons for both teacher and pupil. It includes discussion on the elements of the effective plan, and the layout thereof. The importance o
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A practical unit on the use of course books as a guideline in TESOL syllabus. Stress the need to choose carefully so as to be appropriate for the needs of your class/students. The role of supplementi
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Provided a very solid variety of different teaching methods as well as ways to apply them. Overall throughout the diferent methods error correction is an important. The most important general part is
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This unit was useful for me to understand how productive skills are taught in a classroom. I believe that these lessons will be considered more 'fun' by students as they incorporate skills such as spe
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This unit dealt with the part of grammar having to do with conditionals and changing direct to reported or indirect speech. There were five kinds of conditionals discussed including zero conditionals,
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In my personal opinion most of the methodologies presented during the unit can support English learning depending on the level of proficiency of the students, as well as the aim of each particular cla
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It has been beneficial to discuss and picture myself in different teaching scenarios: multilingual students; various beginners; business or professional students; and children/youths. I am feeling c
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In the first lesson, the teacher didn't introduce himself to the students nor did he knew the students's names. He kept asking their names all the time to ask questions about the subject that he barel
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In this unit, I learned that modal verbs can be used to express a number of different ideas like obligation, possibility, permission, ability, or advice. Even though they can be similar in meaning, th
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Students with strong receptive skills will definitely have strong productive skills. Nonetheless, I think that in teaching a language, teacher’s should incorporate activities that will help improve
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South Beloit
This unit presented conditionals and reported speech. It evaluated the different forms of conditionals, which are sentences including "if" and refer to past, present, or future possibilities. These co
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