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Where can I get free TEFL lesson plans? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


Where can I get free TEFL lesson plans? For educators in the TEFL field, having a structured lesson plan is a key to successful teaching. While some prefer crafting their own, others benefit from readily available online resources. Leveraging free online resources not only saves time but also offers insights into diverse teaching strategies. If you are looking for free TEFL lesson plans, there are numerous online platforms worth exploring. Here is a curated list of recommended sites where you can access these invaluable resources: Table of Contents Where can I get free TEFL lesson plans? UsingEnglish.com TEFL.NET The British Council Lanternfish ESL ThoughtCo BusyTeacher English Is a Piece of Cake The Internet TESL Journal iSLCollective Online English Expert Off2Class Where can I get free...  [Read more]

Where can I get free TEFL lesson plans? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


Where can I get free TEFL lesson plans? Having a meticulously constructed lesson plan is an essential tool for any educator. It provides a roadmap, without which the trajectory of a lesson can go astray rapidly. Although as you amass experience, you may find that you don't need to invest as much time in detailed planning, in the early days of your teaching career, a robust plan can make the difference between a smooth, successful class and a chaotic one. A comprehensive lesson plan enables you to articulate your learning objectives, organize your time efficiently, prepare the required materials and equipment, and anticipate potential issues along with their solutions. A well-prepared plan serves as your guide, ensuring you navigate each phase of the lesson without undue stress or wasted...  [Read more]

Accreditation Authorized TEFL - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Accreditation Authorized TEFL Check out tefl tesol about Accreditation Authorized TEFL and apply today to be certified to teach English abroad. You could also be interested in: This is how our TEFL graduates feel they have gained from their course, and how they plan to put into action what they learned: Check out ITTT's Blog Posts T.B. - South Korea said: Creating materialsAttempting to and creating materials has been both frustrating and rewarding at the same time, First you have to come up with a theme; after you have decided what your lesson is going to be about you have to decide what you are going to teach, and how much you want to delve into that specific topic, basic or really advance depending on the levels of the students, You have balance the lesson in such a way that its...  [Read more]

Top 5 Free Resources for ESL Teachers - TEFL Blog


Fri, 25 Aug 2023 Federico Riva TEFL Information Teaching Ideas Top 5 Free Resources for ESL Teachers Even experienced teachers have difficulty sometimes thinking of new ways to plan and deliver their lessons. The following list gives a set of 'go to' resources, for new and experienced teacher alike, to use for ideas and activities. These examples have been chosen on the basis that they are actually useful, saving teacher time when looking for lesson ideas and materials at all levels and in a wide variety of teaching situationsEach of the websites indicated were correct for the time of writing. You may need to find alternatives if domain names have changed. Also be aware that over time, popular free website resources are sometimes later monetized, either partly or in full. Table of...  [Read more]

Flexibility of the ESA Method For a Fluent Learning Process - TEFL Blog


Tue, 10 Dec 2019 Federico Riva Alumni Experiences Flexibility of the ESA Method For a Fluent Learning Process "Engage-Study-Activate" also known as ESA - is an effective teaching model designed by Jeremy Harmer. This methodology means, that for the best involvement of students in a learning process, the conditions of the lesson should be flexible and divided for different activities. Table of Contents ESA Components Adjusting to a Particular Topic Flexibility Model "Straight Arrow" Lesson Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Dmitrii Z. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. ESA Components "Engage" phase is a sequence, where the...  [Read more]

Online Workshop: How to Create Lessons Based on Videos - TEFL Blog


Mon, 21 Jun 2021 Federico Riva TEFL Information Teaching Ideas Online Workshop: How to Create Lessons Based on Videos Hey there it's Lizzy here and I'm super happy to welcome you to our weekly live stream. This live stream is provided by ITTT, International TEFL and TESOL Training. If you haven't watched our recent live streams please feel free to go to one of our social networks and check out the previous videos, because we share really useful topics on a regular basis. Today's live stream is going to be devoted to creating lessons based on videos. Table of Contents Watch the live session here Are you ready to teach English abroad or online? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! Watch the live session here I'm going to change the...  [Read more]

Online Workshop: How To Create Lessons Based On Videos - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Online Workshop: How to Create Lessons Based on Videos   Hey there it's Lizzy here and I'm super happy to welcome you to our weekly live stream. This live stream is provided by ITTT, International TEFL and TESOL Training. If you haven't watched our recent live streams please feel free to go to one of our social networks and check out the previous videos, because we share really useful topics on a regular basis. Today's live stream is going to be devoted to creating lessons based on videos. I'm going to change the size of the slide right now. Let me know if you can see and hear me clearly. There is a comment section in the live stream so feel free to write down any greetings there so I know that someone is there and someone is watching. It's always easier to communicate with the...  [Read more]

How to Create Lessons Based on Videos - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


How to Create Lessons Based on Videos 06/03/2021 hey there it's lizzy here and i'm super happy to welcome you to our weekly live stream uh so this live stream is provided by um itttt international tefl and t soul certification uh training um if you haven't watched our recent live streams please feel free to go to one of our social networks and check out the previous videos because we usually try to give you some value and uh we share really useful topics um on the regular basis and today's live stream is going to be devoted to um creating uh lessons based on videos and uh i'm going to change the size of the slide right now let me know guys if you see and hear me clearly there is a comment section uh in the live stream uh so feel free to um write down type in any words any um i don't know...  [Read more]

Teaching Skills to Create The Best Classroom Atmosphere - TEFL Blog


Thu, 08 Aug 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Teaching Skills to Create The Best Classroom Atmosphere Teaching skills in the classroom can be a very challenging experience, but it is essential (at least for any English teacher) to learn how to do it properly and effectively. Table of Contents Listen to this blog post: Study Guide Additional Activities Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course today! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Lucas B. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. Listen to this blog post: Study Guide As it was shown in the Units 7 and 8 of this '60-hour' ITTT course, there are 4 (four) basic skills in the English language (and in any other language...  [Read more]

Teaching ESL & Knowing Your Audience: Young Learners vs. Adults - TEFL Blog


Wed, 13 Feb 2019 Jon ITTT Alumni Experiences Teaching ESL & Knowing Your Audience: Young Learners vs. Adults Whether speaking at a public event where thousands have gathered, or talking politics around a table with friends, this simple piece of advice is well-known to anyone who has ever done any public speaking. But, it is also critical advice for the aspiring teacher—whether those teaching English as a second language, or those teaching chemistry in high school. The more well-acquainted a teacher is with his or her classroom, the more successful he or she will be in engaging their minds in the topic at hand. Table of Contents Motivations of Young Learners Information Presentation Language Retention Take a TEFL course and start learning to be a better teacher! Listen to...  [Read more]

Thoughts on The Reasons for Lesson Planning - TEFL Blog


Fri, 15 Nov 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Thoughts on The Reasons for Lesson Planning Teaching is a challenging labor that requires different factors to do it properly. First of all, the person who teaches has to have the vocation to help others. Otherwise, either the teacher or the students will enjoy the classes. Then, a teacher has to have clear that there are several aspects that the university does not prepare the teacher students. Table of Contents Lesson Flow Group Features Teaching Process Anticipated Problems Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Danny M. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. Lesson Flow For...  [Read more]

5 Components a Lesson Plan Should Include - TEFL Blog


Tue, 10 Mar 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas 5 Components a Lesson Plan Should Include A lesson plan is a very important element for teaching. Not only it provides a standard procedure of teaching, but it also helps the teacher keep track of each lesson. Moreover, it is also very helpful in some special cases, such as substitute teachers can use the lesson provided to carry out the lesson more efficiently. Although different teachers may have different teaching styles, a lesson plan should be prepared by all teachers despite the teaching style. A good lesson plan should include the following 5 components; lesson topic, class objectives, procedure, time management, and student practice. Table of Contents Topic and Point of the Lesson Objectives Lesson Sequence Time Management...  [Read more]

Creating your Own English Immersion Experience for ESL Students - TEFL Blog


Tue, 15 Feb 2022 Estefany Garduño TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Creating your Own English Immersion Experience for ESL Students When you hear about English lessons, the first thing that comes into your mind is probably lessons taken from a book, answer lesson sheets, and talking in pairs applying a small group of vocabulary, and that's all. Let's change the game by giving a higher immersion of English to your ESL students without going to an English-speaking country to obtain more vocabulary, pronunciation, and speaking practice. Table of Contents What is an English Immersion Experience? How could I start? Select a topic according to your students' English level Include as receptive as productive skills. Build confidence in students Time to expand during the...  [Read more]

Principles of Motivation in the ESL Classroom - TEFL Blog


Wed, 25 Dec 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Principles of Motivation in the ESL Classroom Motivation provides learners with an aim and direction to follow. According to Gardner motivation is the combination of attempt and desire to obtain the aim of learning the language and favorable attitudes toward learning the language. If students are motivated they will be excited about learning and willing to work hard. Motivation, both intrinsic and extrinsic, is a key factor in the success of students in all stages of their education, and teachers can play an important role in providing and encouraging that motivation in their students. Table of Contents The following are the different ways to motivate the students in an EFL classroom Motivation in teaching by using real objects,...  [Read more]

The Good and Bad of Course Materials - TEFL Blog


Mon, 24 Dec 2018 Linda Dunsmore Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas The Good and Bad of Course Materials There are many interactive tools that can be used during teaching to enhance a lesson and keep students engaged. There are also a few tools that are a teacher's lifeline during a lesson. Course materials that range from props and pictures of vocabulary words to simple worksheets and lesson plans are integral to teaching a good lesson. They can provide basic aid to a teacher or help keep the students' attention. But, when overused or used during the wrong times, course materials can become problematic and disadvantageous. Different things that a teacher brings to a lesson can make or break an ESL lesson. Table of Contents Important Course Materials The Use of Props The Downside of...  [Read more]

7 Best Get-to-Know Games for ESL Lessons - TEFL Blog


Thu, 03 Sep 2020 Elizaveta Pachina TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas 7 Best Get-to-Know Games for ESL Lessons First lessons are always a little bit overwhelming because the students and teacher don't know each other yet. That's why it's very important to break the ice and help your ESL learners to relax. Plus, for future planning, you need to learn more about your students and their likes and dislikes. Get-to-know games are great for these purposes and work best if you play them during the first 3-5 lessons. Table of Contents Listen to this blog post: 1. Are you more like…? 2. Me/not me 3. Never have I ever 4. Alphabet 5. Random number 6. Top 5 7. Deserted Island Do you want to teach English abroad or online? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: Check out...  [Read more]

The Basics of Planning and Reviewing a Lesson - TEFL Blog


Mon, 16 Dec 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas The Basics of Planning and Reviewing a Lesson The lesson plan functions as a roadmap for the teacher, providing an organized framework for the planning, preparation, and execution of the lesson and serving as a record of what has been completed. It should not be a detailed script, but rather a guide that allows for flexibility and adaptation in the classroom. The plan is a living document that may continue to be refined and enhanced after execution, incorporating lessons learned. Table of Contents Basic Class Identification Learner Objectives Personal Aim Language Point Anticipated Problems and Solutions Procedure Information Lesson Review Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was...  [Read more]

The Principles of Choosing Course Materials for ESL Students - TEFL Blog


Thu, 06 Aug 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas The Principles of Choosing Course Materials for ESL Students The importance of having proper course materials should be one of the first things a new teacher should consider when they are preparing to start teaching new or experienced learners, without having picked or created proper course material which is appropriate for the learners, they could become lost, confused, uninterested or bored during lessons. When picking course materials, you must know your target audience. Table of Contents What to Consider Before Choosing Course Materials? Teaching Younger Students Perfect Format Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! This post...  [Read more]

Companies Authorized TEFL - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Companies Authorized TEFL Check out tefl tesol about Companies Authorized TEFL and apply today to be certified to teach English abroad. You could also be interested in: This is how our TEFL graduates feel they have gained from their course, and how they plan to put into action what they learned: Check out ITTT's Blog Posts A.W. - U.S.A. said: Teaching1-1Although there are not many materials available on teaching one to one lessons, it is becoming very popular in the EFL world. Highly motivated students wish to have a class that is suited towards their individual needs and maximum time spent improving their pronunciation and English conversation skills with a teacher. Teachers often find this teaching rewarding because they get to spend more time teaching and getting to know a...  [Read more]

TEFL Alumna Shares Her Best Lesson Planning Tricks - TEFL Blog


Thu, 05 Mar 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas TEFL Alumna Shares Her Best Lesson Planning Tricks Lesson planning is an important skill and resource for teachers with benefits for the teacher, the students, and the institution accommodating them. By implementing this technique teachers are equipped with a guide that can instill confidence for themselves, as well as clarity for their students and employers. Table of Contents Benefits Points to Remember Ways to Solve Anticipated Problems Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Jason T. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. Benefits One of the primary and more evident benefits of...  [Read more]

Creating ESL Materials: ✅ Motivating to Create, Motivating to Use - TEFL Blog


Tue, 27 Apr 2021 Elizaveta Pachina TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Creating ESL Materials: ✅ Motivating to Create, Motivating to Use What I understand by 'Materials' When I think of materials in terms of English Second Language (ESL) teaching, I think of a broad range of items, from worksheets to pictures, flashcards to figurines, exercises, tests, and so on. To put 'materials' more in perspective, these are materials needed to deliver an ESL course. Table of Contents What I understand by 'Materials' Why this topic? A Process Material Delivery of Materials Are you ready to teach English abroad or online? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! Why this topic? I have created course material and training material...  [Read more]

Lesson Planning: Necessary or Not? - TEFL Blog


Sun, 05 May 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences Lesson Planning: Necessary or Not? This blog post will focus on answering why lesson planning is important. The fundamentals of lesson planning will be discussed while also covering topics such as teacher demeanor, necessary preparation, and flexibility. Table of Contents Necessary or Not? Benefits Preparation Are you ready to teach ESL students? Related Articles: Listen to this blog post This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Hannah C. Necessary or Not? Firstly it's important to point out that lesson planning isn't seen as a necessary tool for all teachers yet is largely considered helpful and if done so effectively, ensures the smooth running of a class. This means not having a rigid, unchangeable plan but...  [Read more]

Why Should I Complete a TEFL Course? - TEFL Blog


Thu, 14 Feb 2019 Jon ITTT Alumni Experiences Why Should I Complete a TEFL Course? As a secondary English teacher, there is one question that I kept asking myself "Why complete a TEFL course?" I have had years of experience teaching English literature, figures of speech, the technical aspect of academic English which are the structure of sentences, different tenses, etc. However, Teaching English as a Foreign Language is different from teaching academic English subject. Completing a TEFL course made me realized that it is better for students to learn faster and understand better on how students will be able to communicate to the outside world using the English language. Table of Contents Learn a teaching methodology Gain confidence Lesson planning The importance of pronunciation Take...  [Read more]

Teaching Bigger Groups vs. Individual ESL Learners - TEFL Blog


Fri, 25 Oct 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Teaching Bigger Groups vs. Individual ESL Learners One of the main differences between teaching groups and individual students is the lesson plan. Table of Contents Teaching One-to-One From a Learner's Perspective What do Teachers Think Lesson Plan for Group Teaching Students Abilities Students Peculiarities Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: Several factors need to be considered when planning a lesson for a single student: The aforementioned factors should be taken into account even when teaching groups but in one-to-one lessons they are crucial. Considering that the whole lesson is dedicated to one individual, material covered should be graded to his/her exact level to achieve the best...  [Read more]

The Best Teaching Ideas for TEFL Teachers from: 1890


The Best Teaching Ideas for TEFL Teachers The 3 Most Important Tricks When Teaching English to Kindergarteners Linda Dunsmore Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas So, you are new to teaching toddler and young children English? Here are the 3 most important tricks when teaching English to kindergarteners. Songs in the ESL Classroom for Younger Beginners Linda Dunsmore Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas What better way to teach English than with music! Here are some great tips on how to use songs in an ESL classroom for younger beginners! 5 Keywords to Increase Your Confidence in the Classroom as a Teacher Linda Dunsmore Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Are you new to teaching English abroad? Don't fear! These 5 keywords will help you increase your confidence in the...  [Read more]

ESA Methodology - What Is It and Why Should You Use It in the Classroom? - TEFL Blog


Fri, 31 Aug 2018 Linda Dunsmore Teaching Ideas ESA Methodology - What Is It and Why Should You Use It in the Classroom? ESA is a common methodology that teachers use when teaching students another language. It is also a large part of your TEFL certification course. By using the layout of the ESA method to plan your lessons, they will be more structured, organized and effective. Table of Contents Listen to this blog post: What is ESA? The Engage Phase The Study Phase The Activate Phase Benefits of Using the ESA Method Are you ready to teach English abroad? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! This post was written by our ITTT graduate Casandra L. Listen to this blog post: What is ESA? ESA stands for engage, study, and activate. By...  [Read more]

A Journey in English Teaching: From Language School to Personalized Success - TEFL Blog


Fri, 27 Oct 2023 Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas A Journey in English Teaching: From Language School to Personalized Success Drawing on my substantial personal teaching experience, I naturally gravitated toward this topic for a summative task. Throughout my six years of teaching English, I have encountered various settings, approaches, and challenges. Here, I recount my journey from a language school to one-on-one tutoring, highlighting my evolving teaching methods, materials, and strategies. Table of Contents From Language School to One-on-One Teaching Embracing One-on-One Tutoring Crafting Engaging Lessons Interactive Learning and Progress Evolving with Proficiency Shaping Language Skills Insights from Teaching Individual Students Tailoring...  [Read more]

4 Main Challenges for ESL Students in China - TEFL Blog


Tue, 30 Apr 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Destinations Alumni Experiences 4 Main Challenges for ESL Students in China I have been in China for four years; I came here on 15, September 2015, as a student. During this time pursuing my Master's degree, I taught English as a foreign language in training centers, elementary school, high school and currently teaching in a Polytechnics. Table of Contents Weak Language Foundation Late Start: Weak Language Acquisition Device: Teen Development Problems: Curriculum Structure Combined Topics Per Lesson: Student Placement: Course Materials: Lack of Motivation Testing of Students: Student Placement: Poor Language Training Institutions Teaching, Learning, and Business: Unprofessional Teachers: Lack of Regular Training: Are you ready to take your TEFL...  [Read more]

Tefl reviews - Games In The Classroom Efl - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Games in the Classroom   What are ESL games? ESL games are games that can be used in the classroom to practice certain language points and encourage active and creative communication between your students. There are many different games created specifically for use in the English language classroom that can be found online or in any number of resource books. But we are not limited only to those games designed for the class. The majority of games that we played as children or still play as adults can be adapted and used in lessons. Whether games are co-operative or competitive, they provide students with a goal and in the English classroom this goal can only be reached by using the English they have learnt. Common Misconceptions about games in the classroom. "Games are fun but...  [Read more]

TEFL Online - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ English Trial Tutors And Mentors Remote Online Needed ann. 2


English Trial Tutors and Mentors (Remote & Online) Needed Date posted:2023-10-04 | Writer: Nao Now Global Mentoring | Email: [email protected] We are looking for experienced, energetic, fun, and adaptable individuals to lead our trial lessons! Trial lessons provide potential students with a first glimpse of what it looks like to learn with Nao Now. By utilizing our interactive lessons, trial mentors engage in student-chosen topics to promote educational conversation during trial classes. Trial mentors must be quick to adapt to student need and build rapport with students, maintain high energy and enthusiasm while teaching, and embody the five essential characteristics of being a Nao Now mentor.The five characteristics are, 1) Smile and be happy. 2) Encourage students to speak as much...  [Read more]

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