English Grammar - Past Simple - Teaching Ideas 3 - TEFL Courses

 

http://www.teflonline.net In this video we look at the last of three teaching ideas for the past simple. This is a two part exercise that involves students initially guessing the answer to a given question before taking a poll on what the real answers is. This is idea is one of many that can be learned on one of ITTT's online TEFL courses. There are number of options available to study from short 60-hour introductory courses to longer 120-hour TEFL courses. It is also possible to take ITTT's TEFL courses in-class at one of many locations around the world. Please visit the link above for more information about the courses ITTT provides to help you become an English teacher.


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.

It was illuminating to see the difference (in action!) between the two lessons. It was very obvious that students were engaged and responsive in the second lesson, and that they were responding to the instructors tone, attitude, and energy. The first lesson was negative and uncomfortable for everyone involved, and did not promote a good and effective learning environment.This unit focused on how to manage the classroom. It discussed different strategies on how to deal with the variance of class sizes, seating arrangements, gestures, and student/teacher input. The unit elaborated on these points and explained how each of these can be done in a variety of ways, and it told us what the pros and cons for each of the different strategies were.