Theories, Methods & Techniques of Teaching - Grammar Translation

 

This video is part of our series on "Theories, Methods & Techniques of Teaching". In this video, we cover grammar translation, something that is found in a variety of different teaching methodologies, but most particularly in the Classical Method.


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.

This unit presents ideas and lesson plans to help teachers learn how to teach both listening and reading skills. This is an essential part of learning a language. In fact we learn a language initially through listening. It is essential to build and understand the students receptive skills they may well be way ahead of their productive skills at the point of learningThis unit was about receiving proper basic grammar knowledge. It is always important to know how a sentence is being formed and which types of words are being used to do so. I believe what I learnt from this unit is indispensable as every new word that I'm going to teach, I have to tell them what type of a word it is and how it should be properly used in a sentence.