English Grammar -- Present Perfect Continuous -- Structure -TESOL course


This ITTT video outlines the structure of the Present Perfect Continuous tense, the tense that is used for events which started in the past and are still continuing, or which have stopped, but whose effects are still ongoing. This one of two videos -- this one focuses on the structure of the positive and negative forms. Positive form: subject + auxiliary verb 'have'/'has' + been + present participle I have been working for ten years. Negative form: subject + auxiliary verb 'have'/'has' + not +been + present participle She has not been working here for some time. It is essential for any TESOL course to provide teachers with a sound knowledge of the English language tense system and to give teachers the confidence to present productive, meaningful and correct information to their students. Even if grammar wasn't a strong point for you at school our ITTT courses will help you not to be intimidated by the tense system. In fact our aim is to make you feel less tense! For more information and to choose a TESOL course that's right for you follow the link above.

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.

In this unit I learnt about how to structure a class and use methods to deliver the material needed to meet a specific course objective. The unit goes into detail about the ESA method which is widely used. I think while teaching this method would provide a great frame work to follow. The ESA method will be very helpful through out this career of teaching English as a second language.This unit covers conditionals and reported speech. There are five different types of conditionals: zero, first, second, third, and mixed. In reported speech, the verb tense in the direct speech will change accordingly. The time expression in the direct speech will also change accordingly in the reported speech, for example from \"tomorrow\" to \"the day after.\" "Teflonlinenet_210773