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Enhancing Listening Skills: Key Considerations for Adult ESL Classes - TEFL Blog


Fri, 07 Jul 2023 Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Enhancing Listening Skills: Key Considerations for Adult ESL Classes Listening is possibly the least covered of the four skills needed by ESL learners in most classrooms. As it is a fundamental skill, teachers should try to create as many listening skills lessons as they do for the other three skills: reading, writing, and speaking. Table of Contents Challenges of Listening Compared to Reading The Stages of Listening The Receiving Stage: Hearing and Attending The Understanding Stage: Decoding and Comprehension The Evaluating Stage: Forming Opinions and Thinking Ahead The Remembering Stage: Processing and Storing Information The Responding Stage: Verbal or Written Answers Are you ready to teach English...  [Read more]

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Elizaveta Pachina Liza is a translator, freelancer and ESL teacher from Russia. She had been teaching in a Chinese bilingual school for more than two years and recently moved to Thiland to run her blog about teaching and freelance job. Read my articles My Personal Teaching Experience in Xi’an, China | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences In this blog post, our TEFL graduate shares their story of teaching abroad. They worked in China, one of the most popular destinations for ESL teachers. A Lesson Plan to Practice Speaking With ESL Adults | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this article, our TEFL expert shares an EFL lesson plan for teaching speaking skills. Get inspired or simply use this ready lesson with your advanced level students. ...  [Read more]

Enhancing ESL Reading Lessons: Strategies and Materials for Effective Learning - TEFL Blog


Fri, 14 Jul 2023 Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Enhancing ESL Reading Lessons: Strategies and Materials for Effective Learning Reading comprehension is a crucial skill for ESL (English as a Second Language) students to develop. As teachers, it is essential to select appropriate resources and employ effective techniques to maximize the benefits of reading activities in the classroom. In this blog post, we will explore various types of reading materials, discuss strategies to improve reading comprehension skills, and highlight the importance of integrating discussions into the learning process. Table of Contents Types of Reading Materials Authentic Materials: Non-Authentic Materials: Strategies for Improving Reading Comprehension Skills Skimming and Scanning:...  [Read more]

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How Adults’ Learning Differs From Teenagers’ and Children’s Learning? - TEFL Blog


Mon, 23 Dec 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences How Adults’ Learning Differs From Teenagers’ and Children’s Learning? ESL teachers must acknowledge that it is not equal teaching English Lessons to children, teenagers, and adults, there are some wide differences between the practices used in each case, classroom, population, levels, and country where English is taught, on this paper we will check how an ESL lesson may be affected by these variables, and how we could overlap them on the practices used in teenagers and adults English lessons. Table of Contents Basic concepts Self-concept Personal Experience Adults learning process Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Javier V....  [Read more]

Is it easier to teach English to children or adults? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


Is it easier to teach English to children or adults? Is there an inherently simpler age group to teach English? The straightforward answer is no. Anyone who has navigated through varying classroom environments understands the stark differences between teaching adults and young learners. Each age group has their unique motives for being in the classroom, the levels of motivation and discipline fluctuate considerably, and even the learning styles can greatly differ. These disparities demand a teaching style that is specifically tailored to each group's needs. Let's delve into some of these key differences. Also read: What are the best books for teaching ESL? Motivation and classroom management When engaging with young learners, it is essential to keep them intrigued and motivated,...  [Read more]

Learning Modes: Young Learners vs Adults - TEFL Blog


Sun, 16 Jun 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Learning Modes: Young Learners vs Adults In this short essay, I would like to share the differences in teaching YL and Adults. For effective learning, it is important for us, as teachers, to understand how these two groups go about learning. The critical point is the suitable design and delivery of the program. Table of Contents To enhance the adult learning and engagement Malcolm Knowles introduced 4 principles: 1. Involvement 2. Experience 3. Relevance 4. Problem-centered Teaching Young Learners vs. Adults: 1. Dependency: 2. Accepting Instruction: 3. Applying Learnings: Are you ready to teach English to ESL students abroad? Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Eddy P. Please note that this...  [Read more]

Two Primary Modes of Learning: Differences Between Young Learners and Adults - TEFL Blog


Wed, 15 Jan 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Two Primary Modes of Learning: Differences Between Young Learners and Adults An ESL teacher will most likely teach a class with young learners and adults at some point in their careers. Teaching young learners and adults has its own set of challenges. Some of these challenges will be the learning experience that each possesses, the different ways of learning and how this affects the lesson, and the motivation of the student and how it affects behavior. Whether it is young learners for adults, the rewards can be satisfying. Table of Contents Learning Background Age Specifics Motivation Level Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Chris V....  [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]

Games in the Classroom: What are EFL games? - TEFL Blog


Thu, 07 Feb 2019 Linda Dunsmore Teaching Ideas Games in the Classroom: What are EFL 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. Table of Contents Common misconceptions about games in the classroom How to use games in the classroom Good resources for games to use in the EFL classroom Listen to this blog post Get creative and have fun while teaching English abroad! Related Articles: 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...  [Read more]

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Accredited TEFL certificate Check out tefl tesol about Accredited TEFL certificate 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.G. - U.S.A. said: Teaching one to oneWhen most esl students start learning English for the first time, they typically start lessons in a group setting. The biggest reason for this is that they usually start learning English in the Elementary or Middle school. The students are accustomed to studying in groups from an early age. This group classroom dynamic is something that is continued in most English school because there are many advantages to it. However, in...  [Read more]

The Best Teaching Ideas for TEFL Teachers from: 750


The Best Teaching Ideas for TEFL Teachers How to Teach English to Children Online Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas This blog post is devoted to the problem of teaching English to children online. Keeping Adult Students Motivated: Reasons and Outcomes Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas This blog post contains information on keeping adult students motivated. Incredible Ways to Increase Students Self-Confidence in the Classroom Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas This blog post is devoted to self-confidence of students in the ESL class. Lesson Planning and its Primary Goals as They Are Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas This blog post is devoted to lesson planning and its goals. The Principles of Second Language Acquisition by Young Learners and Adults Elizaveta...  [Read more]

Learning Modes: Young Students vs. Adult Students - TEFL Blog


Wed, 22 Jan 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Learning Modes: Young Students vs. Adult Students In the past, the emphasis on teaching a foreign language was, amongst other older techniques, Grammar-Translation, and is still used in some situation today. This method helped the student to learn ‘about’ the language instead of learning the language (ITTT Unit 3,3). Over time, and continuing today, more and more attention and research have been placed on the question of what makes a good language learner. Table of Contents Differences between youngsters and adults Differences between learning 1st and 2nd language Levels of expertise Approaches to teaching young students Approaches to teaching adults Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related...  [Read more]

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The Best Teaching Ideas for TEFL Teachers How to Understand and Address Discipline in Adult Learners of EFL Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our TEFL graduate tells about discipline in an adult ESL classroom. 5 Unusual Ways to Build Strong English Vocabulary Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our TEFL expert shares their ideas on how to build strong English vocabulary in your ESL/EFL students. With these ideas you will be able to enhance your vocabulary lessons and engage students into fun and unusual games. The Importance of Designing Lessons with Multiple Intelligence in Mind Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas This blog post was written by our TEFL graduate who shares their thoughts on the multiple intelligences. 3 Ideas to...  [Read more]

The Importance of Different Students’ Profiles - TEFL Blog


Wed, 14 Aug 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas The Importance of Different Students’ Profiles Every student requires something different to learn English successfully. Aside from one-on-one lessons, teachers usually will not have the time to dedicate extensive attention to each student, though. Not every English-learner will be given a unique lesson catered to their needs. However, teachers can develop plans that fit best for general types of students based on their profiles. Factors such as students' age, language level, and motivation for learning helps teachers identify a student profile and thus develop the best lessons to get them engaged. Table of Contents Listen to this blog post: Beginners Young students Motivation Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course...  [Read more]

A Lesson Plan to Practice Speaking With ESL Adults - TEFL Blog


Mon, 24 Aug 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas A Lesson Plan to Practice Speaking With ESL Adults When it comes to teaching adults with higher levels of English proficiency, it is quite complicated to create lessons as most of the students usually have very specific needs and challenges. Table of Contents Listen to this blog post: Engaging People Into a Lively Conversation Studying Without Realizing That You Actually Study Wrapping Up Do you want to teach English abroad or online? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! Listen to this blog post: In this blog post, I would like to share a sample online lesson that I taught to an adult group of advanced EFL learners to train conversational skills. For presenting my...  [Read more]

TEFL Other Latin America - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ Esl Teaching Position In Loja Ecuador 1 ann. 2


ESL Teaching Position in Loja, Ecuador Date posted:2021-10-24 | Writer: The Canadian House Center | Email: [email protected] [email protected]       This outstanding English academy in the southern region of Ecuador celebrated its 10 year anniversary in 2018. While they continue to grow they welcome teachers who are proficient in English and engaging for students.At their two campuses in Loja, they teach beginners through post-grad classes as well as private lessons. The adult campus, which is located downtown, attracts university students and professionals, whereas the children’s campus appeals to children (and their parents).Youngsters from 3 years old through to high school age learn through an interactive curriculum, technological classroom presentation...  [Read more]

12 Course Books to Improve Your General English Lessons for Adults - TEFL Blog


Thu, 29 Aug 2019 Jon ITTT TEFL Information Teaching Ideas 12 Course Books to Improve Your General English Lessons for Adults As a newly qualified TEFL teacher the chances are you will be working for a school which supplies its teachers with all the resources needed to teach successful lessons based on a set course. This article shows a selection of the course books that are available for teaching general English course to adults from a number of publishers in the TEFL industry. Table of Contents Oxford University Press Cambridge University Press Pearson/Longman Macmillan Are you ready to teach English to adults all over the world? Related Articles: There are several publishers involved in producing course books for the TEFL classroom. The main publishers are Oxford University...  [Read more]

Tips for Teaching Different Types of English Learning Groups - TEFL Blog


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 Mark Crocker Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Tips for Teaching Different Types of English Learning Groups There are many types of English learning groups and each group requires different teaching techniques. In my opinion, English learners can be divided into 2 groups: beginners and English learners for specific purposes. Beginners can be students who have no English at all or know a few simple structures. They can be children or adults. English learners for specific purposes are students who have a basic English level and want to achieve their specific aims of learning. Table of Contents Young Beginners Adult Beginners English Learners for Specific Purposes Conversation Learners Business Students Examination Classes Are you ready to teach English abroad? Related...  [Read more]

Our ITTT TEFL and TESOL Alumni Stories from: 1280


Our ITTT TEFL and TESOL Alumni Stories Teaching Young Learners vs. Adult Learners - The Differences You Can Expect Mark Crocker Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas During their career many EFL teachers will experience teaching both young learners and adults, but what differences can you expect to encounter? In this post, one of our graduates discusses the most common contrasts between these two learning groups. What It’s Like Teaching Kindergarten in Thailand - My Personal Story Mark Crocker Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas By completing a TEFL course you will open up a range of opportunities all over the world. In this post, an ITTT graduate shares his experience of teaching English in a kindergarten in Thailand. American English vs. British English: Do Students Need...  [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...  [Read more]

How to Use Videos in Online ESL Lessons - TEFL Blog


Thu, 08 Oct 2020 Elizaveta Pachina TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas How to Use Videos in Online ESL Lessons Watching videos is an effective way to switch between different activities or time fill. Modern students are more likely to watch videos or look at images than to do worksheets or read. Videos are also excellent sources of audio-lingual information that develops listening and speaking skills. Table of Contents Goals and Exercises Why use video-listening activities? Student’s Level Video Length Exercise Ideas What activities to prepare? Video Resources for Online ESL Lessons For younger students: Vocabulary lessons: For teenagers and adults: Are you ready to start your own teaching adventure? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our...  [Read more]

Our ITTT TEFL and TESOL Alumni Stories from: 410


Our ITTT TEFL and TESOL Alumni Stories Teaching English in China: Small or Big City? Anastasiia Ovchinnikova Visa and Legal Budget and Salary Destinations Alumni Experiences Are you considering China as a TEFL destination? Read our TEFL expert's story to find out where to go - a small town or big city - to enjoy your stay in this beautiful country most. Top 3 Important Classroom Management Strategies Michela Coticone TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas This blog post was written by a recent ITTT TEFL graduate who shares their ideas on how to manage an EFL classroom effectively. ✅ Read this article to learn about three crucial strategies our graduate has been using with her ESL students. 7 Best Get-to-Know Games for ESL Lessons Elizaveta Pachina TEFL...  [Read more]

Differences for Children and Adults When Acquiring a Second Language - TEFL Blog


Fri, 22 Nov 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences Differences for Children and Adults When Acquiring a Second Language This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Vemund V. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. Table of Contents Children Adults Children Adults Natural abilities Ways to teach Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: Children Also Read: "7 Great Games for Your ESL Conversation Class" Adults Children Also Read: How do I choose a TEFL course? Adults Natural abilities Children’s natural ability to acquire new languages is strong before adolescence. Pronunciation comes easier, and vocabulary sticks during this time. A classroom of young students maybe a...  [Read more]

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TEFL jobs Online There are students of English all over the world who prefer to learn English online rather than by physical attendance at a school or language academy. Qualified TEFL teachers are therefore hired by a number of different organisations to teach English online. Here are some online teaching positions: Online English Teacher: Teaching Adults | (Date posted:2024-02-02) Date posted:2024-02-02 | Writer: NativeX Edtech | Email: [email protected] A. Overview•    Expected start time: March 2024 (after onboard training)•    Class duration: 45 minutes/ slot•    Teaching time: 8:00 - 23:45 every day (GMT+7), especially 8:00 - 11:45 and 19:00 - 22:00•    Teach General English (04 skills) to Vietnamese...  [Read more]

The Best Teaching Ideas for TEFL Teachers from: 840


The Best Teaching Ideas for TEFL Teachers First and Second Language Acquisition: What do Teachers Need to be Aware of? Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas How the first and the second language are different in terms of acquisition? Our TEFL graduate explains. How Classroom Management Leads to A Positive Learning Environment Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our TEFL graduate explains how classroom management influences the overall atmosphere of the class. An ITTT Alumna's Experience of Completing a TEFL Course Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas This blog post was written by our TEFL graduate who tells about their experience of working in ESL and obtaining a TEFL course. Historically, Why did English Arise as a Global Language? Elizaveta Pachina ...  [Read more]

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Our ITTT TEFL and TESOL Alumni Stories The Journey of Completing a TEFL Course Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Discover the transformative power of completing a TEFL course. Journey through motivations, inspirations, and the path to a rewarding teaching career abroad. Enhancing Listening Skills: Key Considerations for Adult ESL Classes Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas In this blog we look at the process of human listening and cover a five stage process of receiving and processing auditory information. For each of these factors we then look at the implications for the planning of our ESL listening lessons and associated activities. The Benefits of Music in Learning Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences...  [Read more]

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Elizaveta Pachina Liza is a translator, freelancer and ESL teacher from Russia. She had been teaching in a Chinese bilingual school for more than two years and recently moved to Thiland to run her blog about teaching and freelance job. Read my articles How to Teach English Grammar Communicatively | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas English can be taught in many ways. In this blog post, our TEFL graduate considers the communicative approach. How to Develop the Speaking Abilities of Kindergarten Level Students | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas This blog post is devoted to the problem of teaching speaking in a kindergarten. The Importance of Business English | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this article, our TEFL...  [Read more]

Why Games Are So Important in the English Language Classroom - TEFL Blog


Wed, 03 Apr 2019 Mark Crocker Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Why Games Are So Important in the English Language Classroom Games are one of the most important components in an EFL classroom. Foreign language learning games can be considered as a framework to provide a meaningful context for language acquisition. Students can improve their understanding of written and spoken English via games, as well as learn new words, structures, pronunciation, and spelling, all while having a great deal of fun. Table of Contents The Versatility of Games in the Classroom Games Are Not Just About Having Fun The Many Benefits of Games in the Classroom Games Are Not Just For Young Learners Are you ready to teach English abroad? Related Articles: Listen to this blog post: This post was written by...  [Read more]

ESL Teaching To Young Learners - What are the Advantages? - TEFL Blog


Thu, 25 Apr 2019 Linda Dunsmore Alumni Experiences ESL Teaching To Young Learners - What are the Advantages? Description: Teaching English as a foreign language in a kindergarten can be a dynamically different experience than teaching students in older age groups. Teaching in a kindergarten has advantages such as motivation, smiles, and the ability to learn the material in short bursts. It also has disadvantages, such as; short attention spans, diapers, and tantrums. Teaching young children can be extremely rewarding and extremely demanding. Table of Contents Learning is fun for small children. Children have a low attention span. Misconceptions about teaching young learners Do you want to teach English to young learners? Related Articles: Listen to this blog post: This post was...  [Read more]

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