TESOL TEFL Reviews - Video Testimonial - Adrian


Adrian from Canada is living and teaching English in Japan. In this TEFL review video Adrian discusses what he and his students have got out of his TEFL course with ITTT. Adrian found that taking the TEFL course was extremely helpful in improving his confidence in the classroom. During his regular feedback sessions with his adult students they have noticed the difference taking the course has made to Adrian’s teaching and are appreciative of this. With his new certification, Adrian intends on staying and teaching English in Japan for the foreseeable future.

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.

There are disadvantages and advantages between using authentic materials and created materials, created materials are more directed towards your certain students where as authentic materials will always have a consistency. I think it is good to have a balance between the two that way you are keeping your mind more open and more creativity will come through the teacher.In this I gained knowledge about authentic materials and how they are used to assist in teach students. Some of the reason why authentic materials are used is because they are real and therefore more interesting and motivating. Also, students gain confidence when they understand authentic materials and they can be used to the interest of a particular group of students.