Teaching English as A Foreign Language for Dummies

Teaching English as A Foreign Language for Dummies

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"If you thought it would be easy to teach a language youve spoken all your life, then think again! It can be a huge challenge to learn how to break English down into digestible chunks, and impart information in a logical and intuitive way. But the thousands of people who teach English abroad can certainly testify to the huge popularity of this career, so if youve decided to take a TEFL course,160;if youre on a TEFL course and want some back-up, or even if youve already started teaching and need a helping hand, then look no further. Covering how to teach grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation, to assessing students performance, setting assignments and tests, and everything in between, this is a one-stop guide to one of the most enriching careers you can embark on. Teaching English as a Foreign Language For Dummies covers: Part I - Getting started in TEFL <ul type=""disc""> <li>Discovering The Wonderful World of TEFL160; <li>What Do TEFL Teachers Actually Do? <li>Going from Student to Teacher: TEFL Courses, Qualifications and Jobs,160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160; </ul> Part II - Putting A Lesson Together 160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160; <ul type=""disc""> <li>Starting From the Beginning: Planning the Lesson <li>The Spotlights on You: Giving a Presentation to the Class160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160; <li>Holding the Reins and Letting Them Loose: Giving Students Practice160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160; <li>Getting Your Red Pen Out: Giving Correction & Feedback160;160;160; <li>Be Materialistic! Using Course Books and Other Materials160;160;160; <li>Whos the Boss Around here? Managing Your Classroom160;160;160;160;160; </ul> Part III - How to Teach Skills Classes 160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160; <ul type=""disc""> <li>Taken as Read: Teaching Reading Lessons160; <li>Write or Wrong? Teaching Writing Lessons 160;160; <li>What Accent? Teaching Pronunciation160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160; <li>Setting Their Tongues Wagging: Speaking & Discussing160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160; <li>In One Ear, Out The Other: Learning to Listen160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160; </ul> Part IV - The Grammar You Need to Know And How To Teach It 160.
Publisher: Chichester, England : Wiley, c2009.
ISBN: 9780470684566
0470684569
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xx, 376 p.) : ill.
Contents: Cover
Teaching English as a Foreign Language For Dummies
About the Author
Dedication
Authors Acknowledgements
Contents at a Glance
Table of Contents
Introduction
About This Book
Conventions Used in This Book
Foolish Assumptions
How This Book Is Organised
Icons Used in This Book
Where to Go from Here
Part I: Getting Started in TEFL
Chapter 1: Discovering the Wonderful World of TEFL
Chapter 2: Looking at What TEFL Teachers Actually Do
Chapter 3: Examining Courses, Qualifications and Jobs
Part II: Putting Your Lesson Together
Chapter 4: Starting from the Beginning
Chapter 5: Standing in the Spotlight
Chapter 6: Holding the Reins and Letting Them Loose Giving Students Practice
Chapter 7: Giving Correction and Feedback
Chapter 8: Being Materialistic! Using Course Books and Other Materials
Chapter 9: Who's The Boss around Here? Managing Your Classroom
Part III: Teaching Skills Classes
Chapter 10: Taken as Read
Chapter 11: Write or Wrong? Teaching Writing Lessons
Chapter 12: What Accent? Teaching Pronunciation
Chapter 13: Setting Their Tongues Wagging
Chapter 14: In One Ear, Out the Other
Part IV: The Grammar You Need to Know
and How to Teach It
Chapter 15: Stop Press! Student to Deliver Sentence
Chapter 16: Feeling Tense? Sorting Out Verb Tenses
Chapter 17: Exploring More Important Verb Structures
Part V: What Kind of Class Will I Have?
Chapter 18: Putting Students to the Test
Chapter 19: Getting Specific
Chapter 20: Getting Youth on Your Side
Chapter 21: Making the Grade
Chapter 22: Distinguishing Monolingual and Multi-lingual Classes
Part VI: The Part of Tens
Chapter 23: Ten Ways to Liven Up an English Lesson
Chapter 24: Ten Great Resources for TEFL Teachers
Appendix A: Lesson Plan Templates
Appendix B: TEFL Locations around the World
Index.
Summary: "If you thought it would be easy to teach a language youve spoken all your life, then think again! It can be a huge challenge to learn how to break English down into digestible chunks, and impart information in a logical and intuitive way. But the thousands of people who teach English abroad can certainly testify to the huge popularity of this career, so if youve decided to take a TEFL course,160;if youre on a TEFL course and want some back-up, or even if youve already started teaching and need a helping hand, then look no further. Covering how to teach grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation, to assessing students performance, setting assignments and tests, and everything in between, this is a one-stop guide to one of the most enriching careers you can embark on. Teaching English as a Foreign Language For Dummies covers: Part I - Getting started in TEFL <ul type=""disc""> <li>Discovering The Wonderful World of TEFL160; <li>What Do TEFL Teachers Actually Do? <li>Going from Student to Teacher: TEFL Courses, Qualifications and Jobs,160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160; </ul> Part II - Putting A Lesson Together 160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160; <ul type=""disc""> <li>Starting From the Beginning: Planning the Lesson <li>The Spotlights on You: Giving a Presentation to the Class160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160; <li>Holding the Reins and Letting Them Loose: Giving Students Practice160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160; <li>Getting Your Red Pen Out: Giving Correction & Feedback160;160;160; <li>Be Materialistic! Using Course Books and Other Materials160;160;160; <li>Whos the Boss Around here? Managing Your Classroom160;160;160;160;160; </ul> Part III - How to Teach Skills Classes 160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160; <ul type=""disc""> <li>Taken as Read: Teaching Reading Lessons160; <li>Write or Wrong? Teaching Writing Lessons 160;160; <li>What Accent? Teaching Pronunciation160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160; <li>Setting Their Tongues Wagging: Speaking & Discussing160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160; <li>In One Ear, Out The Other: Learning to Listen160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160;160; </ul> Part IV - The Grammar You Need to Know And How To Teach It 160.
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