Productive and Receptive Skills in the ESL Classroom - Speaking Skills - Study Phase

 

Once we're satisfied that all the students have been engaged and that they've been given the opportunity to say something, we can move on to our study phase. Here, it may be necessary or useful to actually pre-teach some gaps in knowledge that have been shown from the engage phase and those gaps in knowledge may include actual grammar structures or indeed useful vocabulary and it's very important that, before we move on to doing any forms of activity, we check their understanding of this material. So, we need to do some study exercises. It's also very useful if you leave this information up on the board through all that study period. Those study activities can just be the normal types of gap fills or matching activities and, as always, we need to demonstrate those activities, elicit correct answers before we actually give out the material and, once they are doing the activity monitor. When it's complete, we can then feedback and correct as necessary.


Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching. This convenient, highly structured design means that you can quickly get to grips with each section before moving onto the next.

In English, the past tense (or preterite) is one of the inflected forms of a verb. The past tense of regular verbs is made by adding -d or -ed to the base form of the verb, while those of irregular verbs are formed in various ways (such as see→saw, go→went, be→was/were).This unit has given me a basic overview of what to expect when deciding which country to choose to teach English as a foreign language. The brief discussion of each study unit helped me understand how the course materials fall into a whole concept of teaching English to young learners.This Unit was a great to fresh up my mind i have realized how much i have forgotten. Thankfully everthing was really great explanied and i think i did well. I do need to work. on my perfect continous because this one is for me the hardest one. Im defently gonna work more on my grammer.


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