Survival Guide for Teaching English as a Foreign Language: How to Teach TEFL
With over 300 games and activities, lessons plans, tons of ideas and easy step by step guides, this book is sure to insure your survival in the classroom. More
This survival guide contains all the tricks of the trade, strategies and inside secrets for teachers teaching a foreign language. From how to write lesson plans, how to use a whiteboard effectively, how to discipline and reward to using film and media in classes. With over 300 games and activities, this book will leave you with the tools, the know how, and most importantly, the confidence to teach English as a foreign language.
What will I Learn?
Over 300 different games and activities.
How to teach your first class, as this will always be unique compared to all the other classes that follow.
Innovative penalties; and how to build a class that disciplines and rewards themselves.
How to use your voice, language and, body language.
How and when to use the teacher’s bread and butter – the whiteboard.
How to successfully implement reading, monologues, dialogues, storytelling and power-points in your lesson.
How to use media such as film, news, comic books and music.
How to structure and create lesson plans.
How to deliver grammar lessons in a logical and intuitive way.
How to decide which content and context to include in your lesson and ensure your topic is communicated effectively and in real life situations.
How to produce student orientated classes with a goal of 100/0 student/teacher speaking ratio.
How to include at least three of the four language skills in every class.
When and how to divide the class between individual, team and group activities.
When and how to promote competition between students.
How to motivate the ‘demon’ student and create positive, intelligent and interested students.
Most importantly – learn how to take students who have never spoken English before and turn them into English speaking chatterboxes.
What does it include?
list of starters and fillers.
List of games and activities for lower (2-6 years), higher (6+) and advanced level students.
List of penalties.
Detailed instructions and examples for how to teach the first class.
Detailed instructions and examples for using film and comic books in class.
Detailed instructions and examples for effective uses of the whiteboard.
Detailed instructions and examples for using power-points in class.
Detailed lower level lesson plan.
Detailed higher level lesson plan.
The golden rules of teaching.
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