Theories, Methods & Techniques of Teaching - Methodology Review


Before we move on to the final methodology for today, let's just recap and see where we are at this point in time. We're looking at different learning methodologies. Each of those methodologies takes its premise from being somewhere on this particular spectrum of ?nature versus nurture? and where we are on this spectrum gives us a starting point for the background or theory to that particular methodology. So, we?ve had a look starting in the 17th century and the classical method and moving on as the ideas of psychology developed to various methods, such as audiolingualism, the silent way, Suggestopedia and TPR. Each of these showing a development as knowledge about learning increased and each of these takes a different starting point on our English spectrum.

Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching. This convenient, highly structured design means that you can quickly get to grips with each section before moving onto the next.

Unit focuses on Managing the Classroom, it takes into consideration a number of factors required when interacting with students i.e. eye contact, gesture and voice. As well as maintaining the classroom dynamic that is, how the students are arranged to be seated, how students should interact with the teacher and with their peers in order to obtain the highest level of learning.Learn about receptive skills i.e reading and listening also about productive skills i.e speaking and writting which are equally important . Reading and listening skils are quite interesting i.e to know how people read and listen ? Problems which people may fae is also helpful to know. How and which topic to select so that it can create an interest in reader is also important.

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