Oct 6, 2017 Teaching 901 Views
Mar 10, 2018 TOEFL/TOEIC/IELTS 894 Views
A candidate should study at least a 'High Standard Essay Book' for gathering adequate knowledge on how to compose a top quality, perfectly structured essay.
The candidates should always follow the basic structures of an ...
Jun 21, 2017 Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (T 888 Views
Q: What should my main role be when teaching?
A: In a young learner class your role is very special. Your enthusiasm for English and having fun will be transmitted to the children. This leads to their love of coming to your lesson and learning English!
As a teacher of young children you need to be prepared to do silly things the children enjoy – for example, putting your hands on your head to make rabbit ears and jumping around the classroom pretending to be a rabbit.
As a teacher it is important to demonstrate new vocabulary and language, either by showing the children realia/pictures or actually doing the action. Young children learn by watching and imitating a model. So by seeing the language in action the child understands what this ‘strange’ English is all about. Children watch, ...
Jun 26, 2017 Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) 878 Views
Feb 20, 2017 Career Development 875 Views
The greatest obstacle to effective and successful teaching doesn’t lie outside the profession, but within the profession. Over my almost 30 years of teaching, half as an elementary teacher, and the other half as a university professor, I have been constantly bombarded by other teachers meaning to stifle my voice. I recall during my first elementary teaching job the principal telling me that he admired my resolve at not giving into peer pressure to “follow the crowd.” At the time, I was not exactly sure I knew what he meant. It wasn’t until years later, after many fellow teachers constantly trying to enforce on me THEIR brand of teaching, that I realized what he meant.
Colleagues have often said to me that I was doing “my thing,” however, since accepting God early in my teen years; I have made it a daily practice to ask Him what I should or should not be doing, so that I was being obedient to him (Ps. 37:5-7). God has never let me down, but instead, ...
Nov 14, 2017 Learning Methodology 874 Views
Piaget argues against those notions of association because those models do not support how anything can be produced from nature, since individuals, as emphasized by John Locke, are born with a 'blank slate'. These anti-empiricist and anti-behaviorist notions are challenged by Chomsky. Chomsky disagrees with Piaget's notion of constructivism and he claims ...
Oct 14, 2016 Teaching 859 Views
There are a number of certified institutions all across the globe which offer effective TEFL courses that you may pursue to begin with a happening career or if you are already working as an English teacher then the course will help you to upgrade your skills and grow as a teacher. The course will feature practice classes where you can get an overall idea about the real field and prepare yourself for any ...
Nov 17, 2017 Teaching 858 Views
“What is it that you can’t believe?” I asked.
“I spent the entire first hour explaining that vocabulary word. I wrote on the board, put in a sentence, and saw the students take note. However, I asked them about it, none of them remember it.” My colleague expressed his frustration.
This conversation is not unique to my colleague. Most teachers have experienced similar situations and were left asking themselves why the students couldn’t recall the vocabulary.
My colleague’s remarks brought forth Dr. Krashion’s theory of providing the learner with a fine-tuned comprehensible input. According to Dr. Krashion explaining a concept doesn’t mean that the learner acquires it. Explaining is the process of presenting the information or “omitting” the information, while learning is the process of “internalizing” the information. According to Dr. Krashion to internalize the information, the teacher ...
Feb 13, 2018 Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (T 857 Views
2. Remember the learners' names. Encourage them to use and remember their classmates' names. Use their names often when teaching (ie. talking to them, making requests, TPR exercises, learners passing back notebooks or workbooks, playing games, etc.)
3. Show them what to do. Don't explain. Just do. They will follow your lead. English needs to be experienced, not explained.
4. Encourage trust between you and the learners. Through your actions show them that you will never embarrass them for making a mistake in English.
5. Use eye contact to communicate your praise and disappointment.
6. Create well-planned, consistent lessons with a predictable format which gives the learners a sense of security and balance. Learners feel more confident if they know what to expect.
7. Always be pleasantly surprised when learners interact with each other or you in English.
8. Reassure your learners that ...
Jan 3, 2017 Study Skills 853 Views
Literacy or reading long bedtime stories is one of the maximum crucial talents of modern-day humans. However studying and know-how do now not fall into each person's lap. The delight of analyzing does no longer come via itself.
Whoever desires to promote the analyzing competency of his infant can actively make a contribution to arouse the interest of the child in texts.
The sooner the kid has been installation in early life, the higher the child's future studying competency might be. What is studying competency inside the gift time, what tremendous and bad consequences it has and how it is recommended via reading aloud, may be found in this text.Analyzing competency and reading nowadays
Lamentably, analyzing is more and more being driven into the background. We decide on to look at tv or pay attention to the radio and audiobooks to inform or entertain us. Interesting testimonies are not read, but one lends itself to movies in the video ...