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Learn English Teaching Methods

 

 

What did we do last week?

  1. language and culture

What’s the plan for today?

  1.  taxonomy of teaching techniques
  2. how to evaluate a textbook
  3. 60 tips for English teachers

Teaching Notes

 

Other Learning Resources

Different teaching techniques.

A discussion about the connection between second language learning and CALL.

 

 

 

Learn English Teaching Methods

 

What did we do last week?

  1. a quick review of the Four Strands approach
  2. multiple classroom activities that implement these principles

What’s the plan for today?

  1.  quick look at motivation – understanding what motivates your students
  2. language and culture – what is culture?
  3. apply that knowledge in terms of classroom management, lessons and teacher decisions

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Learn English Teaching Methods

 

 The Plan

Today

  1. Discuss chapters 9 and 10. Discussion questions here.
  2. Hand out and discuss mid term exam questions (take home exam)

Next Week (week 8, April 24)

  1. No class.
  2. Students complete written take home exam and email answers to me by midnight, Friday April 24.
  3. Late exams not accepted.

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Here is the general plan for today’s interactive teaching methods workshop for the English Teacher Trainer Program.

  1. quick review of last week’s material (12 principles)
  2. quick review the Four Stands approach
  3. put ideas into practical context – try various activities based on the Four Strands approach

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Learn English Writing, Basic Class: Week 7

April 12, 2015 Writing Class

Learn English Writing, Basic Class     Here’s the plan for this week. Hand back quiz papers and discuss answers Hand back 2/3 writing projects with comments (rafting/howl/dog and sausage) Hand out mid term practice questions – discuss questions and students write answers. Discuss mid term exam schedule (next week).

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Learn English Conversation, Intermediate: Week 6

April 7, 2015 Intermediate Speaking

Learn English Conversation: Week 6   Last week, we spent most of the class time on reviewing questions for this week’s quiz. This Week’s Plan Improve vocabulary with this word worksheet: words that begin with the prefix CON. pronunciation worksheet with sound and sort. quick word lists complete textbook chapter 3 a, b, c and […]

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Learn English Teaching Methods, Week 6

April 7, 2015 Teaching Methods

Learn English Teaching Methods, Week 6   This is Lesson 6 of the TESOL teaching methods by principles class for the spring 2015 semester. Here is the plan for today’s lesson. Students hand in report. Teacher hands back quiz. Overview of Four Strands and examples of related activities. Next Week (week 7, April 17) Read and discuss […]

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Learn English Writing, Basic Class: Week 6

April 5, 2015 Writing Class

Learn English Writing, Basic Class   Here’s the plan for this week. Improve your sentence and paragraph writing skills by completing the topic sentence exercise. Improve you writing and vocabulary skills by completing chapter 4 in the textbook (we will check the answers this Friday). Have a quiz (Friday) to check your understanding of the class […]

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Learn English Language Teaching Methods: Week 6

April 5, 2015 TTP

Learn English Teaching Methods     Here is the general plan for today’s interactive teaching methods workshop for the English Teacher Trainer Program. review last week’s material look at and learn 12 teaching principles by completing jigsaw activity put ideas into practical context through group discussions and presentations  Teaching Notes  Group Discussion Questions Twelve principles of second […]

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Learn English Teaching Methods, Week 5

April 2, 2015 Teaching Methods

Learn English Teaching Methods, Week 5     This is Lesson 5 of the TESOL teaching methods by principles class for the spring 2015 semester. Here is the plan for today’s lesson. Quickly review key points from chapters 6 and 7. Review chapter 8 key points. Have a quiz Next Week (week 6) Read and discuss chapters 9 […]

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