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.
This unit explains way of teaching new language through teaching vocabulary, introducing grammatical structures and through teaching language functions. Each of this points reveals it's typical ESA lesson: typical ESA vocabulary lesson, typical ESA grammar lesson, typical ESA function lesson, etc.This unit builds on unit 3. Theories, methods and techniques. It reflects on the typical ESA structures with the grammar and vocabulary as main focus. It gives some examples within the ESA structure on how to tackle these subjects. It also sums up what students need to learn grammar and vocabulary.In this unit I learned how to select proper vocabulary to be taught and what to consider. What the students need to know about vocabulary, structure and function so I can build a lesson according to what they need to learn. I learned how to integrate appropriate activities in different ESA pattern.