This course concentrates on building language awareness and teaching skills through a detailed study of techniques and stages of teaching English to enable participants to explore theories, pedagogical considerations and current methodology in language teaching.
It includes lesson sequencing for reading and listening lessons with examples together with methods for increasing interaction between students through the effective use of individual (thinking time), pair and group activities. The participants will also cover how to evaluate and adapt course book materials to extract maximum benefit.
310 CTS in Introduction to Teaching English to Secondary Learners
The course intends to give insights into:
getting to know students, creating classroom contracts and basic classroom management
asking questions, eliciting students’ knowledge, giving clear instructions and explaining lesson content without translation
lesson sequencing for reading and listening lessons with examples
lesson sequencing for speaking lessons as well as example activities and their stages
increasing interaction between students through the effective use of individual (thinking time), pair and group activities
how to evaluate and adapt course book materials to extract maximum benefit
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.
320.01 – Giving instructions – Elicitation techniques
320.02 – Vocabulary teaching
320.03 – Teaching Reading
320.04 – Adapting your coursebook – Lesson planning
320.05 – Grammar teaching
320.06 – Increasing st-st interaction
320.07 – Starting and finishing lessons
320.08 – Teaching Listening
320.09 – Question techniques and strategies
320.10 – Teaching Speaking and Pronunciation
320.11 – Increasing student Motivation
320.12 – Giving Feedback