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3 Creative Zoom Lesson Plans for Children - TEFL Blog


Thu, 09 Feb 2023 Hoàng Minh Huy TEFL Information Alumni Experiences 3 Creative Zoom Lesson Plans for Children Due to the pandemic, distance learning has replaced traditional classroom instruction worldwide. Teachers in Hong Kong are attempting to find ways to instruct their students while at home under quarantine. To help you stay inspired when instructing online, I'm going to share some enjoyable games and activities to play with kids using Zoom in this post. If you've never used Zoom, you must give it a try with your students; you'll be pleasantly surprised. Table of Contents Show and tell Draw and guess Board game Conclusion Are you ready to teach English as a foreign language? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! Because...  [Read more]

3 Apps for Digital ESL Lesson Plans - TEFL Blog


Fri, 18 Sep 2020 Elizaveta Pachina TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas 3 Apps for Digital ESL Lesson Plans Being an ESL teacher is not an easy task, especially if you work as a freelancer TEFL teacher online. In this case, you have to be even more organized to provide better services to your students. This blog post offers you 3 apps for digital ESL lesson plans that will save you a lot of time. Table of Contents Why do you need a digital lesson planner? Evernote Some more essential features will work accurately for your digital ESL lesson plans: Pricing Trello Pricing Notion Pricing 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! Why do you need a digital lesson...  [Read more]

Lesson Planning - Part 1 - Why do we plan lessons? - TEFL Blog


Sun, 08 May 2022 Federico Riva TEFL Information Teaching Ideas Lesson Planning - Part 1 - Why do we plan lessons? In this blog post, we are going to have a look at some of the reasons why we plan lessons. We suggest there are three main reasons why we need to plan our lessons. Table of Contents Watch the video about this topic Are you ready to teach English as a foreign language? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! Watch the video about this topic First and foremost perhaps, is that it's going to create a logical sequence for our lessons. If we didn't have a lesson plan it is quite possible that we could go all over the place and it would become confusing for the students. By having this plan, what we've created is a structure that...  [Read more]

PDF Copy For TEFL TESOL Certificate - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


PDF Copy for TEFL TESOL Certificate   As soon as you have completed your TEFL course your high-quality certificate will be put in the post and sent to wherever in the world you want it. However, if you are in a real rush and you don't want to wait for the postman to arrive, we can also send you an instant copy in PDF format via email. This is a handy option for anyone who needs to prove they have completed the course to an employer or government office before the original certificate arrives. As our certificates are sent to all corners of the globe it is not always easy to predict how long each postal delivery will take. If you think you might need your certificate soon after finishing your training, simply let us know and we will immediately send out an electronic copy. And don't...  [Read more]

Lesson plan for an 80-minute class - TEFL Blog


Wed, 08 Jul 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Lesson plan for an 80-minute class This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Solmaz F. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. Table of Contents Engage Stage Study Stage Activate Stage Engage Stage Study Stage Activate Stage Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: Also Read: 3 Main Advantages of a Non-Native English Teacher Engage Stage Study Stage Activate Stage Also Read: The Importance of Using Online ESL Games in TEYL Engage Stage Study Stage Activate Stage Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Apply now & get certified to teach english abroad! Speak with an ITTT advisor today to put together your...  [Read more]

Tefl reviews - Lesson Planning Part 1 Why Do We Plan Lessons - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Lesson Planning - Part 1 - Why do we plan lessons?   Hello. This presentation is going to cover this section on lesson planning and what we're going to do is to have a look as to why we go about planning a lesson, what do we actually put in it? We'll create an empty lesson plan pro-forma and then having done that what we'll do is to fill in that lesson plan for a particular teaching point. So, our starting position is going to be: "Why do we plan lessons at all?" There are a number of reasons why we need to plan a lesson. The first and foremost perhaps is that it's going to create a logical sequence for our lessons. If we didn't have a lesson plan, it is quite possible that we could go all over the place and it would become confusing for the students. By having this plan, what...  [Read more]

Example Lesson Plan for a Business English Class - TEFL Blog


Thu, 25 Jul 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Example Lesson Plan for a Business English Class Knowing an additional language goes beyond the ability to speak it. It connects people, helps in understanding different cultures and has also been identified as a boost to brain function and increase intelligence. Table of Contents Present Situation Example Lesson Plan Lesson: Receptive Skills Engage and Study Phase: Activate Phase: Expected end result: Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course today! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Nagashree C. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. Present Situation In the present age of expanding businesses, capturing markets across...  [Read more]

Top Tips for Designing an Effective Lesson Plan - TEFL Blog


Fri, 27 Mar 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Top Tips for Designing an Effective Lesson Plan Teachers who want to have good performance in class should have good lesson planning. Teachers should answer these questions before preparing lesson planning: what am I teaching? Whom am I teaching? How will I teach? And how will I know if the students understand? Table of Contents Reasons to plan Lesson Components Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Phuong T. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. Reasons to plan Writing a lesson plan is very important for all teachers. A lesson plan helps the teacher to keep on target during the...  [Read more]

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]

Top Strategies for Writing a Precise Lesson Plan - TEFL Blog


Wed, 04 Dec 2019 Federico Riva Teaching Ideas Top Strategies for Writing a Precise Lesson Plan The Importance of lesson planning cannot be overemphasized, as the teachers need to map out a plan of what the learners need to learn and how it will be done to ensure effective teaching and learning at a particular period during classes. Designing appropriate learning activities and developing strategies to obtain feedback on learners, is one of the importance of lesson planning. A well-constructed lesson plan for each lesson allows the teacher to teach with more confidence and also helps maximize the chances of having a meaningful and well-organized learning experience in all intent and purpose. Table of Contents A successful lesson plan must address the following components: Teachers...  [Read more]

The Art of Preparing Working Lesson Plans - TEFL Blog


Fri, 20 Dec 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas The Art of Preparing Working Lesson Plans Doing up lesson plans for my up and coming TEFL classes is something that I am quite excited about. I suppose it is because I see an opportunity for creativity and that gets my juices flowing. I love the engage, study and activate model that was taught to us, both in the TEFL course itself as well as in this course on teaching business English lessons to adults. I would like to share some ideas that I have reaped from this course on how I would prepare a lesson plan for the to engage, study and activate methodology. Table of Contents Engagement Giving New Information Applying New Information on Practice Points to Remember Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related...  [Read more]

Top Tips For Creating An EFL Lesson Plan For Young Learners - TEFL Blog


Fri, 30 Aug 2019 Ramon Perez Teaching Ideas Top Tips For Creating An EFL Lesson Plan For Young Learners With each passing day, we learn something new. We build upon the previously attained knowledge and expand our understanding of various subjects. As teachers, we have the responsibility of expanding our students’ knowledge and abilities. As much as we would like to provide fun and innovative ways to present the information, it can be difficult to keep it fresh on a daily basis. Table of Contents WHAT IS A LESSON PLAN? WHAT WHEN HOW WHERE WHY WHAT DOES A LESSON PLAN CONSIST OF? WARM-UP REVIEW NEW SUBJECT GAME WORKSHEET FINAL TIPS Now you’re ready! Remember, be creative and make it your own. Related Articles: There are many factors to take into consideration when...  [Read more]

The Perfect Lesson Plan for an Effective Classroom Routine - TEFL Blog


Thu, 24 Oct 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas The Perfect Lesson Plan for an Effective Classroom Routine It has often been said that ships cannot navigate at nights without a lighthouse; In the same way, an instructor of learning will find it difficult to operate without a lesson plan. The lesson plan can be described as the teachers' GPS. What then is a lesson plan? The lesson plan is a useful or structured guide that outlines a step by step approach of delivering a subject matter or content. A lesson plan is made up of some key components like objectives, procedures, and assessments. The actual process of writing the plan is lesson planning. Lesson planning plays a crucial role in the teaching-learning situation. Table of Contents Why do we need to plan? Teachers’...  [Read more]

A Sample Lesson Plan For a 2nd Grade Classroom - TEFL Blog


Mon, 17 Aug 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas A Sample Lesson Plan For a 2nd Grade Classroom This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Trang V. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. Table of Contents Preparation PROCEDURE Engagement Study STAGE 2- Attending To Form (20’) Activate STAGE 3- Practicing And Enjoying Activities (20’) STAGE 4- Review Vocabulary With Song (15’) STAGE 5- Developing Strategies For Vocabulary (25’) 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! Preparation Also Read: Moving Forward: My Personal Teaching Experience, Changing Careers PROCEDURE...  [Read more]

Lesson Plan TEFL - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Lesson Plan TEFL Check out tefl tesol about Lesson Plan 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 C.V. - Australia said: Accuracy and Fluency ActivitiesNowadays, how to communicate successfully in the English language has become more significant than reading and writing. For most people, the importance of producing messages effectively and to negotiate meaning is essential. People communicate for various reasons. They want to listen to something, they are interested in what is being said, they want to say something and/ or they have some communicative purposes. It is the teacher?s...  [Read more]

Top Online Lesson Plan Resources for New and Advanced Teachers - TEFL Blog


Tue, 12 Jun 2018 Mark Crocker Teaching Ideas Top Online Lesson Plan Resources for New and Advanced Teachers For many new and experienced EFL teachers, one of the most challenging aspects of their career is coming up with lesson plans that are both engaging and effective. Even if your employer provides a specific textbook to follow as a curriculum, you will often find that this can be rather dull for the students unless you spice things up by adding in some fun and original ideas from an outside source. By searching online you will find a huge amount of sites offering all manner of resources of varying quality and relevance. To save you the hassle of searching through them all, we have listed our 5 favorite websites that you can use to find quality lesson plans free of charge. Table...  [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]

How do I make a good TEFL lesson plan? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


How do I make a good TEFL lesson plan? The rationale behind planning TEFL lessons is a crucial aspect to consider because it shapes the content of our lesson plans. We plan lessons for several reasons such as: i) To provide a structure to our lessons ii) To provide a record of what has been taught iii) To easily cross reference against any syllabus requirements of the course being taught The latter two points aid in ensuring we meet all the course requirements by providing a comprehensive record of lessons conducted. The first point, providing structure, is arguably the most crucial as it maps out the expected course of the lesson. Before delving into an actual plan, we should ponder on the kind of information we need to document in the plan. A lesson plan isn't meant to be a verbatim...  [Read more]

A Sample ESA Lesson Plan - TEFL Blog


Thu, 09 Jan 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas A Sample ESA Lesson Plan Teacher: Hoang Thi Thanh Hue Observer: N/ A Date and time: 19/09/19Class level: Beginner Room: 201 Expected number of student: 10 Table of Contents Language point: Learner objectives: Personal aims: 1. Engage phase (5 mins), interaction (T-S) 2. Study phase (35 mins) 3. Activate 1 phase (10 mins, T - S) 4. Activate 2 phase (10 mins, S - S) Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Hue H. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. Language point: New vocabulary: banana, bread, chicken, cookie, orange juice, milkNew structure: I like/ don’t like _____.Teaching...  [Read more]

Functions of a Lesson Plan - TEFL Blog


Tue, 23 Jul 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Functions of a Lesson Plan This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Meiheriguli Y. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. Table of Contents Foundation Teaching tasks Good Lesson Plan Check-list Lesson plan and Unit plans Criteria of a Unit plan: Related Articles: Foundation First of all, we must understand that the lesson plan is the most important foundation in English teaching. With a sound curriculum plan, perfect teaching can be carried out. Set out the purpose of teaching in the course plan: Also Read: Punishment in the Classroom: Is it Correct or Not? Teaching tasks Secondly, we must understand the teaching tasks in the curriculum plan (lesson plan):...  [Read more]

Tefl reviews - Lesson Planning Part 4 Lesson Plan Example - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Lesson Planning - Part 4 - Lesson Plan Example   Okay, so we're going to use this pro-forma as our lesson plan and we're going to fill one out as though we were planning for an actual lesson. So, we start off with some basic information about the class. So, the name of the teacher, date and time and the class level. In this particular case, our class is going to be an elementary class and the room will be room 3. Having looked through the registers we see that the expected number of students for this particular class is going to be 10. This will help us in creating our worksheet copies. The context of the lesson for this class is going to be present continuous tense and it may well be the first time that this particular level of class has been introduced to this tense. So, our focus...  [Read more]

A Sample Lesson Plan for Students with a Short Attention Span - TEFL Blog


Tue, 28 Jan 2020 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas A Sample Lesson Plan for Students with a Short Attention Span This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Anna D. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. Table of Contents General recommendations Preparation and Class Routine Here’s an example of a lesson plan: Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Related Articles: General recommendations Also Read: What is the difference between TESOL and TEFL? Preparation and Class Routine Also Read: What is the Central European Teaching Program CETP for teaching English in Hungary? Here’s an example of a lesson plan: Do you want to teach English abroad? Take a TEFL course! Apply now & get...  [Read more]

A Patchwork Example Lesson Plan For Teaching Productive and Receptive Skills - TEFL Blog


Thu, 04 Mar 2021 Elizaveta Pachina TEFL Information Alumni Experiences Teaching Ideas A Patchwork Example Lesson Plan For Teaching Productive and Receptive Skills This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Abraham F. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. Table of Contents Lesson Materials Grouping Activate Part 1 Elicitation Ideas Activate Part 2 Are you ready to teach English abroad or online? Related Articles: Check out what our course grads say in our many video testimonials! Lesson Materials Teaching tools used for learners: One bucket with nontoxic learner-approved clay. Each bucket of clay will have five sticks, each stick a different color. Paper plates matching the color of the clay. Scissors and...  [Read more]

A Sample Lesson Plan for Elementary and Pre-Intermediate Level Students - TEFL Blog


Wed, 22 May 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas A Sample Lesson Plan for Elementary and Pre-Intermediate Level Students Lesson planning is an essential part of your teaching practice. Moreover, it is vital to be creative all the time. This sample lesson plan will help you to set a perfect lesson for beginners or lower-intermediate students. Table of Contents Brainstorming ideas Preparing the lesson Target dialog 1 Additional materials Are you ready to become a TEFL teacher? Related Articles: This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Michelle M. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs or opinions of ITTT. Brainstorming ideas List a number of role-play situations that would be appropriate for beginner and low intermediate level...  [Read more]

Great Ideas for Teaching Listening Skills in the ESL Classroom - TEFL Blog


Wed, 26 Sep 2018 Mark Crocker Teaching Ideas Great Ideas for Teaching Listening Skills in the ESL Classroom Of the four language skills taught in an ESL classroom, listening skills are often overlooked as teachers can be unsure how to make these lessons interesting and relevant to their students. However, as listening skills are a fundamental part of the language learning process, it is vital that we give them the classroom time they deserve. The good news is that there are many ways to make listening skills lessons both fun and productive. Here are 6 ideas for livening up your lesson plans. Table of Contents Popular Culture Secret Phrase Celebrity Squares Describe the Picture Listen and Quiz Vowel Cards Listen to this blog post Are you ready to teach listening skills in the...  [Read more]

Tefl reviews - Lesson Planning Part 5 Lesson Plan Procedure Engage - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Lesson Planning - Part 5 - Lesson Plan Procedure - Engage   So, now we're going to fill the actual procedure of the lesson plan out itself. We mentioned at the start, the first thing we do, is to get some general information about the class that we'll be teaching and then, in order for someone to be able to cover our lesson, we need to present enough information in our lesson plan that they can actually carry it out. What I'm going to do is for each stage of the lesson, I'll indicate what I'm going to do in the lesson and then, we'll cut away from that to have a look to see how that will actually be achieved. So, our lesson is going to be based on a 45-minute lesson and the first phase is going to be the engage phase and it's going to be a straight arrow ESA lesson. I'm going to...  [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]

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]

How do I make a good TEFL lesson plan? - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ TEFL FAQs


How do I make a good TEFL lesson plan? The rationale behind planning TEFL lessons is a crucial aspect to consider because it shapes the content of our lesson plans. We plan lessons for several reasons such as: i) To provide a structure to our lessons ii) To provide a record of what has been taught iii) To easily cross reference against any syllabus requirements of the course being taught The latter two points aid in ensuring we meet all the course requirements by providing a comprehensive record of lessons conducted. The first point, providing structure, is arguably the most crucial as it maps out the expected course of the lesson. Before delving into an actual plan, we should ponder on the kind of information we need to document in the plan. A lesson plan isn't meant to be a verbatim...  [Read more]

Guidelines to Write a Lesson Plan - TEFL Blog


Thu, 30 May 2019 Elizaveta Pachina Teaching Ideas Guidelines to Write a Lesson Plan A Lesson plan has many important attributes which most definitely will assist the teacher in teaching (even though there have been theories about lesson planning arguing that it might not be flexible for the students). There is no doubt that coming to class prepared is essential whether with a lesson plan or without. It is very helpful for inexperienced teachers especially those who may lack direction. Table of Contents Reasons to Write a Plan General Suggestions What to Include Are you ready to teach English abroad? Related Articles: Listen to this blog post This post was written by our TEFL certification graduate Amelie R. Please note that this blog post might not necessarily represent the beliefs...  [Read more]

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