The ESA Methodology of Teaching - The Activate Phase

 

This video is part of our ESA Methodology series. The ESA methodology consists of three stages. In this series, we look at the individual purposes of each stage and typical activities for each stage. This third video covers the activate phase of ESA. The purpose of the activate phase is to put the new-learned teaching material into context.


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.

The first unit provides a general introduction to the course. In this unit the term 'young learner' is defined. An outline of the course and learning objective is presented, and several acronyms are spelled out. In addition to this, future career prospects are briefly covered. The unit is concise and clear, and delivers its intended information in a logical way.Overall, this unit covered the teaching equipment used in the classroom. Some of the most common resources found in the study centers are white/blackboard, visual aids, cassette recorder, CD player and etc. The merits and the shortcomings of each equipment or resource are thoroughly explained in this chapter. Also, a few examples of each resource are listed as well.


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