The course helps participant teachers to create advanced strategies for the key challenges of teaching English as a foreign language, such as developing learners’ writing and speaking abilities using differentiated instruction. The course is for teachers of primary learners who need to improve their ability and confidence in their use of new methods and excel their teaching skills for primary learners.
It is a practical course with innovative activities designed for the primary classroom and the participants will experience the language teaching methodology from the primary learner’s perspective. Throughout the course the participants will be able to learn how to build on their teaching knowledge and skills, through a combination of input sessions and observed teaching practice with an experienced mentor.
210 CTS in Introduction to Teaching English to Primary Learners
220 CTS in Proficiency in Teaching English to Primary Learners
Requirements for a Certificate:
Minimum attendance requirement is 75% of course events.
Assessed portfolio work for practical tasks like group and individual planning, observation, demonstration, micro-teaching, discussion and feedback sessions.
1000-word end of course Reflective Essay.
230.01 – Designing basic classroom procedures
230.02 – Classroom management skills – Attitudes Toward Conflict
230.03 – Communicative learning activities in Primary
230.04 – Practical activities for challenging classes
230.05 – Pronunciation work – Chants, Songs and Rhymes
230.06 – Multiple Intelligence in Primary
230.07 – Storytelling, Drama and Music
230.08 – Building confidence – Drama activities
230.09 – Teaching approaches – Task Based Learning
230.10 – Work on grammar and vocabulary
230.11 – Adapting text book materials – Materials development
230.12 – Balancing the whole instructional programme