Course Contents

 

MODULE 1:   Introduction to Language Teaching

The Field of ELT

Learning Styles or What is No Longer

a Valid Argument for Teacher Training Courses

The Teacher’s Role in Students’ Development

European Profiling Grid (EPG)

Module 1 Test yourself

Module 1 Tasks

MODULE 2: Teaching Methodologies

Intro to the Field of Second Language Acquisition (SLA)

A Brief History of Language Teaching

The “Designer” Approaches of the 1970s and Beyond

The Post methods Era

Communicative Language Teaching

New Ideas in Language Education

The Psychological Learning Environment

Module 2 Test yourself

Module 2 Tasks

MODULE 3: RPRPRPR (PPP)

What Learning a Language Involves

The First P: Presentation

The Second P: Practice

The Third P: Production

All the Rs: Repetition

RPRPRPR and Lesson Planning

Student levels

Module 3 Test yourself

Module 3 Tasks

MODULE 4:  IN THE CLASSROOM

The Classroom: The Physical Environment

Classroom Strategies

Teacher Talking Time and Student Talking Time

Giving Instructions

Metalanguage

Collaboration and the Teacher’s Role

Module 4 Test yourself

Module 4 Tasks

MODULE 5:  THE FORMAL LESSON PLAN

Formal Lesson Planning

The Cover Page

The Procedure Section

Module 5 Test yourself

Module 5 Tasks

MODULE 6:  TEACHING  TOOLS

Visuals

Published EFL Materials

Online Resources

Games in the Classroom

Teaching in the Digital Age

Module 6 Test yourself

Module 6 Tasks

MODULE 7: PRODUCTIVE SKILLS

English as a Lingua Franca (ELF) in Brief or English Varieties

Pronunciation and Intonation

Developing Speaking Skills

Teaching Literacy

Developing Writing Skills

Module 7 Test yourself

Module 7 Tasks

MODULE 8:  RECEPTIVE SKILLS

Modern Principles of Receptive Skills

Teaching Receptive Skills

Developing Listening Skills

Teaching Literature

Module 8 Test yourself

Module 8 Tasks

MODULE 9: VOCABULARY

Vocabulary: Presentation, Practice, and Production

Vocabulary Speaking Activities

Teaching Vocabulary Lesson Plan

Module 9 Test yourself

MODULE 10:  ENGLISH GRAMMAR

A Brief History of English

Grammar in the Classroom

Approaches to Teaching Grammar

Types of Grammar Practice: From Discovery to Accuracy to Fluency

Module 10 Test yourself

Module 10 Tasks

MODULE 11:  ASSESSMENT

Assessing Student Performance

International Standardized Tests

Module 11 Tasks

MODULE 12 Developing AS A TEACHER

Three Great Educators

More about the EPG

The Eaquals Framework for Language Teacher Training and Development

Module 12 Tasks