TEFL 120-hour Course - Unit 12


This episode of Chantelle’s TEFL video diary looks unit 12 of her online course. Unit 12 focuses on the two productive skills speaking and writing. The unit looks at the difference between accuracy and fluency and also discusses activities that can be used to encourage speaking and writing in both controlled and more creative situations. The unit discusses issues specific to writing such as handwriting, spelling, punctuation etc. It also looks at how games can be used in the classroom and encourages you to think about how to adapt different games for different language points.

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.

I learnt a lot of mind changing scenarios especial in the disciplinary point of view. I have number of years experience in teaching but there are matters I never really knew how to approach. I got to know about different students and their behaviour. I should know how to arrange my class to influence effective learning. Be able to balance between student and a teacher.Unit 5 provided me with suggestions to managing classes - how to use eye contact, gestures and my voice to help with managing students and building rapport with them. The unit also presented me with pros and cons of different students' groupings and classroom arrangements, as well as gave me a few tips how to deal and not to deal with arising problems in the classroom.