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Course Description

 

The difference between learning the basics of teaching versus going into a classroom untrained is like the difference between night and day. 

Whether for business or pleasure, English is the main go-to language for international communication. International businesses are increasingly changing over to English for their day-to-day operations and immigrants to English-speaking countries need English skills for work and to become full members of society.

Teaching English as a Second Language (ESL) is a specialized skill in the field of education.

ESL teaching is often done by teachers who don't necessarily have advanced degrees and/or by volunteers, but the idea that a native speaker of English can easily be a teacher without any training is simply not true.

Even experienced and certified teachers from other fields will benefit from knowing the unique challenges of teaching grammar and learning the special skills in teaching ESL.

This course features lessons on methodology and other related subjects that a teacher needs to know before they enter a classroom.

This course focuses on teaching grammar while providing detailed classroom techniques to be used in different approaches to making grammar understandable to student.

This course covers the teaching of grammar with a majority focus on beginner or intermediate students. The techniques and tips can be applied to any class of any level.

Learning and understanding the basics of teaching before going into a classroom is a gift you give to yourself as well as your future students.

Course Requirements

This course will not require you to have previous experience in any particular area but you should have a high school reading level. No books will be required

Course Topics

An Introduction to Teaching Methodology

Classroom Techniques

Teaching "To Be" in the Present Simple

Teaching the Future with Will and Going To

Teaching Conditionals

Teaching the Articles A/An & The

Teaching the Present Simple and Adverbs of Frequency

Teaching Phrasal Verbs

Teaching Prepositions of Place and Using Realia

Teaching the Second Conditional

Teaching the Present Continuous

Choosing and Using a Textbook

Teaching Participle Clauses with "Pros and Cons"

Teaching Comparisons

Teaching To Have and Have Got

Teaching Pronunciation

Teaching Modals

Teaching the Present Perfect

Teaching the Past Simple: Regular and Irregular Verbs

Songs, Broken English and Teaching the Future

Course Materials

All course material will be provided in the lessons and netlinks. There are no required materials to purchase before taking the class.

Grading Policy

Each lesson will include a lesson review quiz. Students will successfully complete this course by mastering all learning outcomes with 70% or higher overall grade.

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Introduction1
Lesson 1 Exam9
Lesson 2 Exam10
Lesson 3 Exam10
Lesson 4 Exam10
Lesson 5 Exam10
Lesson 6 Exam9
Lesson 7 Exam10
Lesson 8 Exam10
Lesson 9 Exam10
Lesson 10 Exam8
Lesson 11 Exam10
Lesson 12 Exam10
Lesson 13 Exam10
Lesson 14 Exam9
Lesson 15 Exam8
Lesson 16 Exam10
Lesson 17 Exam8
Lesson 18 Exam8
Lesson 19 Exam10
Lesson 20 Exam10
Total Points:190

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