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This is Lesson 4 of the TESOL teaching methods by principles class for the spring 2015 semester. Here is the plan for today’s lesson. Review vocabulary and key questions from units 1 to 5 from the textbook. Teaching different age groups. (unit 6) Teaching different proficiency levels. (unit 7) Wrap up and questions about the reflection […]

Learn English Conversation: Week 4   Quick Review Let’s take a look at some of the things we have learned, practiced and reviewed in our conversation class. Expand vocabulary by learning compound words. Help develop fluency by practicing three types of sentence patterns for questions. Help improve speaking accuracy with a prepositional phrase worksheet. Help improve […]

Learn English Writing, Week 4   Review of Writing Activities Here is a summary of what we have done and leaned so far. Learned what makes good writing by looking at the Six Writing Traits. Practiced descriptive writing skills with three stories: Howl, Dog and Sausage and the rafting trip. Learned how to use articles A and THE […]

Learn English Teaching Methods   Here are the talking points for today’s interactive teaching methods workshop for the English Teacher Trainer Program. review lesson 1 outline the history of teaching methods, ancient and recent define the meaning post modern approaches complete small group discussion questions  Teaching Notes   Communicative Language Teaching A short video which summarizes […]

Learn English and Climate Change Science   Welcome to the class. This is our first lesson. Let’s try to learn English and science by understanding some of the basic facts.  CLASS NOTES

This is Lesson 3 of the TESOL teaching methods by principles class for the spring 2015 semester. Here is the plan for today’s lesson. A quick review of units 2 and 3 from the textbook. Understand the 12 teaching principles. (Unit 4) Understand a basic points about motivation. (Unit 5) Pair work discussion of the comprehension […]

Learn English Conversation, Week 3   This is week three of the intermediate conversation class. Here are some worksheets and activities for this week. The prime objective this week is to improve the students’ vocabulary, fluency and accuracy. ESL CONVERSATION ACTIVITIES A worksheet to improve vocabulary with compounds words. (no need to print this worksheet) Quick […]

Learn English Writing, Basic Class: Week 3

March 18, 2015 Writing Class

Learn English Writing, Week 3   Here’s the plan for this week. Check your understanding of the answers from the textbook (on Friday). Remember: it is your job to make sure you understand the questions, answers, and vocabulary. Re-write the rafting story (better voice). Re-write the dog and sausage story (word choice, voice and articles). […]

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Learn English Teaching Methods, Week 2

March 12, 2015 Teaching Methods

This is Lesson 2 of the TESOL teaching methods by principles class for the spring 2015 semester. Here is the plan for today’s lesson. A quick review of unit 1 from the textbook. Understand the evolution of language teaching methods. (Unit 2) Understand current enlightened approaches to language teaching. (Unit 3) STUDENT REVIEW QUESTIONS Here […]

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Learn English Conversation, Intermediate: Week 2

March 11, 2015 Intermediate Speaking

This is week two of the English conversation class. Here are some worksheets and activities to help the students learn English conversation by improving their vocabulary as well as reading and speaking fluency. Pair work exercise to build vocabulary, accuracy and fluency (Rob’s handout in class) Here is a quick worksheet with word puzzles. Textbook Chapter 1 […]

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