Sep 24, 2009
Classroom Management 7152 Views
Much has been written about how to develop effective classroom management. It seems as if each year new ideas are put forth which may or may not work. Classroom management does not mean that your students are quiet with books open and everyone on task. On the other hand, a noisy classroom doesn't mean there is a lack of management techniques and no learning taking place.
What's the best way to acquire a second or third language? I'll give you a hint. It's not watching The Simpsons in Spanish!
Dec 24, 2011
Lesson Planning 7126 Views
All ESL teachers--regardless of training, experience, or competency--need a carefully drawn lesson plan in order to assist their students in attaining learning objectives, both on a daily basis as well as the long-term. Having a lesson plan is like having a complete and clear visualization of how a learning session is to take place and how students are able to grasp and retain lesson concepts.
Aug 1, 2010
TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS 7111 Views
Ah, exam time. We all remember what that was like - frantically cramming any final scraps of information you can before going through those doors. However, if you are past the stage where you need to take exams, now could be a good time for you to make money out of them - as an exam invigilator.
For a moment, let's forget about any foreign language you may be learning; I would like to ask you a question, and I want you to give an immediate answer in your own mother tongue.
Oct 25, 2008
Teaching Methodology 7088 Views
At times, teachers may feel inundated with theories, methodologies, teaching strategies, etc. Please keep in mind that this is your class, your students and only YOU know your own limits. As I have told my student teachers, and new or inexperienced teachers that I have mentored...
Aug 30, 2011
Career Development 7083 Views
Writing a case study can be a real pain, yes, but only if you want them to be. It requires a lot of patience and resolve to be able to come up with a case study that will keep the reader's interest. The question is how to write a case study that will satisfy both you and your reader's curiosity?
CELTA is one of two internationally recognised TEFL(teaching English as a foreign language – link) certificates (the other being Trinity Cert. TESOL - link) . It is the ideal qualification for anyone looking to start teaching English as a foreign language. CELTA is also good for people looking to change career or build up their C.V.
The advantages of TESOL for the teachers of English language are numerous. What makes the course a multi-benefit program? The course itself is a mega bonus to the teachers and apart from that the coaches who impart the knowledge to the enrolled candidates are highly knowledgeable. They have the experience of teaching the non-English speakers. With practical knowledge of teaching English to a multi-national class, they are in the best position to train the others for the same. Whether it is teaching tactics or classroom activities they keep the training sessions inclusive of entire strategies concerning English language teaching. The course accompanies sufficient resources which are delivered to the candidates through a proper support system.
Provision of Practical and Relevant Methods and Tactics
TESOL course is designed to prepare the teachers for teaching non-speakers with accurate technicalities and skills that are of main use in a class room. The experience and dedication of the ...
Aug 11, 2008
Teaching 7056 Views
Holistic education is a hot topic these days. From holistic schools to holistic certification programs, there are seemingly endless opportunities for obtaining holistic training. But which one is right for you and how do you choose?