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A Sample ESA Lesson Plan for English Teaching - TEFL Blog


Wed, 31 Mar 2021 Elizaveta Pachina TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas A Sample ESA Lesson Plan for English Teaching This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Thom P. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. Table of Contents First Step Second Step Grammar (15 minutes) a/an the no article Pronunciation (15 minutes) Third Step Cool Down (5 minutes) Are you ready to teach English abroad or online? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! First Step Lesson Objectives: Students will practice recognizing homophones and practice the correct, indefinite, and zero articles.Summary of tasks/actionsWarm-Up: Vocabulary Review (10 minutes) Tell students that they...  [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 A Sample Lesson Plan For a 2nd Grade Classroom | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Here, our TEFL graduate shares a sample lesson plan for teaching 2nd grade. What Are The Differences Between Foreign Language and Mother Tongue Acquisition? | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our TEFL graduate considers the main differences between first and second language acquisition. Several Ways to Implement Popular Songs in the Young ESL Classroom | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina ...  [Read more]

Methods of Teaching Vocabulary in the Classroom - TEFL Blog


Fri, 02 Aug 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Methods of Teaching Vocabulary in the Classroom While sentence structure and grammar are the foundation of the English Language, vocabulary is the glue that holds it together. An expansive vocabulary allows students to feel confident in their abilities and communicate more effectively. There are many methods of teaching vocabulary and in each class, the teacher may need to use different methods. This is because each class will be made up of different students each with their own learning style. Table of Contents Listen to this blog post: What is vocabulary for? Lesson structure Sample Lesson Plan Depending on students' age An example of a more beginner class could entail: Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course today?...  [Read more]

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Federico Riva Read my articles Business English: Do’s and Don’ts | ITTT | TEFL Blog Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas The teaching of Business English has a number of differences from teaching regular classes in a school. The student groupings are often mixed and they will be learning English for a whole variety of reasons. In this blog we look at some of the do’s and don’ts of teaching BE. Games in the Classroom | ITTT | TEFL Blog Federico Riva TEFL Information Games can be very useful in all stages of a lesson if used correctly. As most games are not invented for use as EFL activities they will need to be adapted. In this blog we will look at a couple of very well known games and how they can be used for speaking practice activities. ...  [Read more]

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The Best Teaching Ideas for TEFL Teachers How to Implement Games in a Young Learner Classroom Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas This blog post contains information on effective usage of games in an ESL classroom. Classroom Management Strategies For Teaching Youngsters Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas How to teach students of younger age? Our TEFL graduate shares their ideas in this blog post. A Sample Lesson Plan for a Pre-Intermediate EFL Classroom Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our TEFL alumna shares their lesson plan example for teaching a pre-intermediate classroom. Useful Tips for Managing a Kindergarten EFL Classroom Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our TEFL graduate shares their thoughts on teaching kindergarten...  [Read more]

Alumni Recommendations on Obtaining a TEFL Course - TEFL Blog


Mon, 04 Nov 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences Alumni Recommendations on Obtaining a TEFL Course Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) as a course contains a variety of units that are meant to enable an English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher to be prepared for the classroom and everything that they may face. Some of the most important benefits of the course are the units on the three main components of lesson structure, lesson planning, possible problems in the classroom, grammar overviews and classroom management. Even if the TEFL is not a requirement, it is an invaluable resource meant to provide support to ESL teachers wherever they may teach. Table of Contents ESA Methodology Grammar Review Preparing for Classes Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL...  [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]

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Our ITTT TEFL and TESOL Alumni Stories Breaking The Language Barrier in ESL Students Elizaveta Pachina TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our recent TEFL graduate shares their personal experience of teaching ESL students and explains how to work on their challenges in order to communicate in English well. ✅ Read this article to learn the key-points. Top Ideas on How to Improve English Skills as a Non-Native English Teacher Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas Are you a non-native English Teacher? ✅ Do you want to provide your students with outstanding English lessons, but sometimes you are unaware of your English Skills as a learner? This live stream is just for you! If you are a C1 level speaker, you still...  [Read more]

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Our ITTT TEFL and TESOL Alumni Stories What criteria should be used to evaluate activities? Ahmed Taha Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas This blog post explores what criteria should be used to evaluate activities in an ESL classroom. Business English: Do’s and Don’ts Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas The teaching of Business English has a number of differences from teaching regular classes in a school. The student groupings are often mixed and they will be learning English for a whole variety of reasons. In this blog we look at some of the do’s and don’ts of teaching BE. Who Your Students will be when Teaching English in Turkey Najwa Sabih Destinations Alumni Experiences Turkey is a great place to live and work as it is at the...  [Read more]

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The World Of TEFL and TESOL Explained British or American English: ✅ What Variant is More Beneficial to Learn Elizaveta Pachina TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our recent TEFL graduate shares their personal experience of teaching ESL students and explains which variant of English - British or American - might be more beneficial for the ESL classroom. ✅ Read this article to learn the key-points. The Impact of English on One's Future Career Elizaveta Pachina TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our recent TEFL graduate shares their personal experience of teaching ESL students and explains how Enlish learning experience helps in their future career building. ✅ Read this article to learn the...  [Read more]

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The Best Teaching Ideas for TEFL Teachers Drilling vs. Other Teaching Methodologies: ✅ Is it Still Effective? Elizaveta Pachina TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our recent TEFL graduate shares their personal experience of teaching ESL students and explains why drilling is still may take place in an ESL classroom. ✅ Read this article to learn the key-points. Breaking The Language Barrier in ESL Students Elizaveta Pachina TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our recent TEFL graduate shares their personal experience of teaching ESL students and explains how to work on their challenges in order to communicate in English well. ✅ Read this article to learn the key-points. Top Ideas on How to Improve...  [Read more]

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The Best Teaching Ideas for TEFL Teachers The ESA Methodology of Teaching - Sample Straight Arrow ESA Lesson Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas In this blog post, we will look at an actual example of an ESA straight arrow lesson plan. We will include examples of the activities used and their purpose. You can adapt this plan to a variety of other uses and levels. Different Types of ESA Lessons Federico Riva TEFL Information Teaching Ideas We explained in the previous ESA blog how Harmer had realized that the ESA format would become predictable if that was the only type of lesson. Here we explore the other two types of format he suggested, what they involve and who they are generally for. The Benefits of Open-Note Tests Mudita Yajnik TEFL...  [Read more]

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The World Of TEFL and TESOL Explained The ESA Methodology of Teaching - Sample Straight Arrow ESA Lesson Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas In this blog post, we will look at an actual example of an ESA straight arrow lesson plan. We will include examples of the activities used and their purpose. You can adapt this plan to a variety of other uses and levels. Different Types of ESA Lessons Federico Riva TEFL Information Teaching Ideas We explained in the previous ESA blog how Harmer had realized that the ESA format would become predictable if that was the only type of lesson. Here we explore the other two types of format he suggested, what they involve and who they are generally for. The Benefits of Open-Note Tests Mudita Yajnik TEFL...  [Read more]

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Older Posts The ESA Methodology of Teaching - Sample Straight Arrow ESA Lesson Federico Riva TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas In this blog post, we will look at an actual example of an ESA straight arrow lesson plan. We will include examples of the activities used and their purpose. You can adapt this plan to a variety of other uses and levels. Different Types of ESA Lessons Federico Riva TEFL Information Teaching Ideas We explained in the previous ESA blog how Harmer had realized that the ESA format would become predictable if that was the only type of lesson. Here we explore the other two types of format he suggested, what they involve and who they are generally for. The Benefits of Open-Note Tests Mudita Yajnik TEFL Information Teaching Ideas ...  [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 Reading in English for Children With Learning Difficulties | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Our TEFL graduate shares their ideas on how to help students to start reading in English. Coursebook Review | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our recent TEFL graduate considers one of the most popular programs for ESL teachers. A Sample ESA Lesson Plan | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Our TEFL graduate shares an interesting example of a lesson plan of ESA...  [Read more]

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The Best Teaching Ideas for TEFL Teachers Organizing Activities for Students with Short Attention Spans Federico Riva Teaching Ideas This article is devoted to the problem of short attention span among ESL students. Our TEFL graduate shares their ideas on how to organize activities. Top Strategies for Writing a Precise Lesson Plan Federico Riva Teaching Ideas This blog post contains information on how to write an effective teaching plan. Our TEFL graduate shares their ideas. Simple Flashcard Activities to Have Fun During the Class Federico Riva Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our recent TEFL graduate provides several games to apply in your lesson to have fun. Suggestions for Building Student Confidence Federico Riva Teaching Ideas This blog post is devoted...  [Read more]

The Role of Diagnostic Tests in an ESL Curriculum - TEFL Blog


Tue, 22 Aug 2023 Federico Riva Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas The Role of Diagnostic Tests in an ESL Curriculum This essay will present a 'teleological analysis' of the use of diagnostic tests in ESL curriculums as a means for achieving larger course objectives. Diagnostic tests are usually given to students at the beginning of a class or at periodic intervals after completing course units as a means which provide a critical link in attaining certain larger course objectives in an ESL course. An ESL curriculum has the objective of introducing and familiarizing speakers of an L1 to an L2, with the final goal of enabling each student in the class to attain the highest possible proficiency in the essential four aspects of language proficiency. Table of Contents The Hierarchy of...  [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 Differences Between Mother Tongue and a Second Language | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our recent TEFL graduate contemplates on the first and the second language acquisition. H. Gardner’s Theory Multiple Intelligences | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our recent TEFL graduate shares their thoughts on the multiple intelligences theory. The Most Common Learning Difficulties Students Have to Face | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Alumni...  [Read more]

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The Best Teaching Ideas for TEFL Teachers A Sample Lesson Plan for Elementary and Pre-Intermediate Level Students Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our recent TEFL graduate offers a sample lesson ]idea for beginners and lower-intermediate students. Factors Influencing Teacher’s Confidence Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our recent TEFL graduate shares their ideas on what qualities make you a good teacher and help you to boost your confidence. 6 Ways to Help Chinese Students to Master Pronunciation Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our recent TEFL graduate shares their ideas on helping Chinese students to improve their pronunciation. Games in an ESL Classroom: Are They Really That Important? Mark Crocker ...  [Read more]

What It’s Like Teaching Kindergarten in Thailand - My Personal Story - TEFL Blog


Mon, 06 May 2019 Mark Crocker Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas What It’s Like Teaching Kindergarten in Thailand - My Personal Story Having spent more than 20 years as a marketing consultant, I decided to change career, to become an English language teacher. Hence, I took up the 120-hour TEFL course with ITTT, along with a specialised course in teaching young learners and another one in teaching business English. Even before I finished my TEFL course, I was offered a teaching job with a private school in Bangkok, Thailand. I have since been teaching kindergarten kids for about 8 months. Table of Contents My Typical School Day Planning and Preparation Lessons I Have Learned Since Starting My New Job My Plans for the Future Do you want to teach English in Thailand? Related Articles:...  [Read more]

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The Best Teaching Ideas for TEFL Teachers Motivation in Class as it is Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our TEFL graduate considers motivation one more time and explains why it is so vital for an ESL classroom. Teacher’s Self-Analysis: Which Aspect to Improve for Better Teaching Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Self-analysis is important for anybody willing to teach. Our TEFL graduate shares their thoughts on the topic. The Importance of a Lesson Plan and its Structure Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our TEFL graduate considers why planning is so important and what's more important why its structure should be particular. How Bad Behavior in the Classroom Can Be Addressed in Positive Ways Instead of Strict Punishment ...  [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 Alumna Experience: ✅ The Principles of Building a Successful Teaching Career | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our TEFL graduate shares their experienc of taking a 60-hour TEFL course with ITTT and talks about several milestones on building a successful EFL career. Teaching Strategies: ✅ How to Connect With ESL Students | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our TEFL alumna shares...  [Read more]

Applying for EPIK in Korea? Top 4 Tips to Prepare for EPIK to teach English in Korea - TEFL Blog


Tue, 18 Jul 2023 Ashton March Destinations TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Applying for EPIK in Korea? Top 4 Tips to Prepare for EPIK to teach English in Korea Are you considering applying for EPIK this year? If so, you're probably wondering how to prepare for such a life-changing opportunity or how to make yourself stand out as a candidate. Two years ago, I was in the same situation and unfortunately, I was not accepted. Times have changed though. This time I'm not only prepared as a candidate but also as an educator, and I would like to share a few tips that could help you in this journey.First, let's briefly go over what EPIK is. EPIK or English Program In Korea is a government program in Korea where schools hire English-speaking candidates to teach English in South Korean...  [Read more]

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The Best Teaching Ideas for TEFL Teachers Using Songs in the Lesson: a Sample Plan Federico Riva Teaching Ideas In this article, our recent TEFL graduate shares their ideas of implementing songs in the classroom. The Essential Part of Planning in Delivering Your Classes Federico Riva Teaching Ideas In this article, an ITTT TEFL course graduate shares thoughts on the importance of lesson planning. Teaching a Lingua Franca Federico Riva Teaching Ideas Teaching English has already become vital as this language got global. Out TEFL graduate opines that knowing English is also a benefit. Teaching Productive Skills: How to Make the Most Out of it Federico Riva Teaching Ideas In this article, our TEFL graduate shares their thoughts on teaching productive skills....  [Read more]

A Sample Lesson Plan to Present New Grammar to Young Students - TEFL Blog


Tue, 03 Dec 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas A Sample Lesson Plan to Present New Grammar to Young Students Lesson Plan This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Charos H. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. Table of Contents Lesson Plan Engage Stage (10 minutes): Study Stage (22 minutes): Active stage (28 minutes): Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: I've designed this lesson for beginner students in the ESL new language class. There are 6 students in a small group classroom. The students are between 6-7 years old. My goal is to provide opportunities to explore and personalize a new language. I chose the "Straight Arrow" ESA methodology to teach the topic, Do you...  [Read more]

11 Steps to Teaching Confidence in the ESL Classroom - TEFL Blog


Wed, 29 Jul 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences 11 Steps to Teaching Confidence in the ESL Classroom The teacher with no experience or little experience can face issues like fear of teaching, lack of confidence, or empowerment. This can happen to the experienced teacher as well, especially in the situations of changing jobs, type of the group, institution, or topics he/she is accustomed to teaching. Table of Contents To gain more confidence during your lessons there are few tips and words of advice to bear in mind: 1. The teacher is the center of the lesson. 2. Work on your special 'teacher's' voice and intonation. 3. Find an online or offline course about developing effective presentation skills. 4. Be prepared for the lesson as much as you can, try to organize your material....  [Read more]

A Sample Lesson Plan for a Pre-Intermediate EFL Classroom - TEFL Blog


Thu, 20 Aug 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas A Sample Lesson Plan for a Pre-Intermediate EFL Classroom This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Medine A. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. Table of Contents Anticipated problems for students: Anticipated problems for the teacher: Phase Procedure Timing Interaction Phase 1 Phase 2 Phase 3 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! Anticipated problems for students: Difficulty understanding the rules on changing verbs that have endings.Confusion with some special verbs, such as like, feel, smell, etc. which are not normally used in the present...  [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 Implement Games in a Young Learner Classroom | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas This blog post contains information on effective usage of games in an ESL classroom. Classroom Management Strategies For Teaching Youngsters | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas How to teach students of younger age? Our TEFL graduate shares their ideas in this blog post. A Sample Lesson Plan for a Pre-Intermediate EFL Classroom | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our TEFL...  [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 Positive vs. Negative Reinforcement in an ESL Classroom | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Alumni Experiences This blog post is devoted to the problem of punishment. Our TEFL graduate shares their thoughts on whether it is appropriate to punish in the classroom or not. Phrasal Verbs and Idioms as an Important Part of Vocabulary Teaching | ITTT | TEFL Blog Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas In this blog post, our recent TEFL graduate shares their thoughts on teaching phrasal verbs and idioms as a part of a vocabulary course. ...  [Read more]

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The Best Teaching Ideas for TEFL Teachers The Principles of Designing a Syllabus Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas How to create a perfect syllabus for your ESL class? Our TEFL graduate shares their strategies. How can Game-Based Learning be Helpful to EFL Students? Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Games are great in terms of teaching and learning a second language. Our TEFL graduate considers a game-based approach in this article. The Importance of Reading in Language Acquisition Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Reading is a great skill that helps to influence other language abilities too. In this blog post, our TEFL graduate shares their thoughts on the point. Shaping Success in the ESL Classroom Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas What influences success in...  [Read more]

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