In Chantelleâ€™s thirteenth video diary entry she talks about unit 13 of her 120-hour online TEFL course. Unit 13 covers pronunciation and phonology. As Chantelle notes there is a lot of information presented in this unit including phonology, stress, articulation and the phonemic alphabet. The unit also looks at how to teach individual sounds and when we should teach pronunciation to our students.
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 explored the usage and meaning of managing your classroom with eye contact, gestures and how to effectively use your voice to improve the teaching process and organize the student groups and layouts. I learned several board writing skills, how to convey instructions to your students effectually and the importance of rapport in the class room. What A fun Unit!This unit covers teaching English to special groups like business English or monolingual versus multi lingual classes. The unit also breaks down how to teach to different levels of learners like beginners, children, and one on one lessons. When teaching younger students, it is important to speak slowly and clearly while using a higher pitch and exaggerated intonation.