COURSE OUTLINE

June 20, 2016

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Theoretical Modules Covered – TEFL Course

Teaching Skills

Presenting Vocabulary, Concept Checking for Understanding, Error Correction, Developing Listening Skills, Developing Reading Skills, Developing Writing Skills, Integrating Skills, Using Songs in the Classroom, Teaching Pronunciation, Presenting Grammar, Motivating Students, Teaching Business English, Teaching Beginners, Communicative, The Phonemic Chart, Teaching, Teaching Methods and Teaching Styles, Using Technology in the Classroom

Planning and Classroom Management

Lesson Planning, Classroom Management and Control

Language Knowledge

Language Analysis, Tense and Aspect

Educational Psychology

Zone of Proximate Development/Optimal Teaching Sweetspot, Learning and Study Methods, Critical Evaluation and Assessment, Being a Professional Teacher

Young Learners

Teaching Young Learners, Cognitive Stages and Abilities Ages 2 to 19, Educational Development Phases of the Student

Practical Teaching Hours

Total Hours Taught

Trainees teach for 12 hours on their course.

Levels and Ages Taught

Trainees teach students with CEFR Levels B1 to C2 from the ages of 4 years old to adults.

Teaching Observed

Trainees observe 9 hours of qualified teachers teaching English as a Foreign Language to different levels and ages.

Written Assignments Completed

Focus on a Learner, Language Awareness, Detailed Lesson Plan and Personal Teaching Development Plan