Classroom Management for Teaching English as a Foreign Language - Desk Layout


In this part of our classroom management series, you will learn how you can arrange the desk layout in your classroom to benefit your lesson. The video breaks down the most popular desk layouts in worldwide classrooms, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each layout.

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.

I think that having a video is a good unit as it is an example of how to conduct the lessons in a more effective way. To be effective and for students to learn, I have to conduct lessons like the second video as it is more engaging and students will tend to participate more actively during the lesson as compared to the first lesson where it is dull for the students.In this unit they speak about receptive skills - reading and listening, and productive skills - speaking and writing. They are all equally important. Receptive skills are focused on more in this unit. The two categories for reading and listening are: for a purpose and for entertainment. The unit makes use of the patchwork lesson to teach the typical receptive skills