Despite the many things the countries in Europe have in common there are plenty of ways in which the customs and cultures differ and each country has its own unique way of doing certain things. As an English teacher and visitor, an understanding of some of the manners and behavior of people in your chosen country can go a long way to improving your experience of teaching English abroad.
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 is about receptive skills. You can seperate receptive skills which are reading and listening and productive skills which are speaking and writing. Also it's good to pre teach essential vocabulary, vary topics of your texts over time and find solutions to problems who may occur. Also it's essential to get the students interest before starting the listening.Some really great ideas for lesson planning here. This unit will be well used in my teaching career, that's for sure! It was interesting to do about the various method across the years, but the Engage - Study - Activate method is definitely one I have seen in action before and one that works, and has given me a solid basis on which to structure a lesson going forward.
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