We focus on the ESA Model while also examining several other approaches such as Task-based Learning and Communicative Language Teaching.
Detailed look at Lesson Planning: How to write an effective, structured lesson plan. (All TESOL students will teach 5 Lessons during the TESOL Program)
Teaching Skills: We train you how to teach Speaking, Reading, Listening, Writing, Vocabulary, and Grammar lessons and how to plan challenging and stimulating exercises for each different skill.
Grammar Workshops: We offer six grammar workshops on the program. Parts of Speech, Verb Tenses, Conditional Sentences, Modal Verbs, The Active and Passive Voice, Reported Speech
Pronunciation Workshops: We offer six Pronunciation Workshops during the Program. These focus on:Using the IPA Chart, Vowels and Consonants, Word and Sentence Stress, Syllables, Intonation and Connected Speech
During the program we examine how to teach Beginner students, Teenagers, Children and look at a range of different Learning Styles such as Auditory, Kinasthetic and Visual.
Classroom Management: Teacher positioning, Monitoring, Teacher Talking Time and Student Talking Time. Problems that occur in a classroom and how to deal with them. Student groupings.
Observations: All TESOL Trainees will complete 10 hours of Classroom Observations where they will observer our International House teachers
Assignments: One Observation Report, Essay, Oral Presentation