Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to your resource library!

    • How to access your resources

    • Teaching English Lessons Online: How to set up an online classroom

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    CELTA Downloadable Resources

    • TEFL Terminology: Learner Centredness

    • TEFL Terminology: Classroom Management

    • TEFL Terminology: Learner Needs and Differences

    • TEFL Terminology: Language Clarification

    • TEFL Terminology: Language Practice

    • TEFL Terminology: Receptive Skills

    • TEFL Terminology: Productive Skills

    • Sample Lesson Plan Template

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    Delta Module One Self Study Resources

    • Delta Module One: Discourse Analysis: Cohesion Halliday, Hasan 1976

    • Delta Module One: Discourse Analysis: Carrell's critique of halliday and Hasan's Cohesion

    • Delta Module 1: Quizlets for testing discourse and phonology terms, key ideas and methods in English language teaching

    • Delta Module One: Discourse Analysis: Coherence and Cohesion An Overview

    • Delta Module One: Discourse Analysis: Contextualisation

    • Delta Module One: Discourse Analysis in Writing, Spitz and Bubel 2004

    • Delta Module One: Discourse Analysis: Application and Teaching of Discourse Markers, Ceri Millward

    • Delta Module One: Lexical Approach Applied: Lexical Learning: What Do Teachers and Students Need to Know about a Word or Lexical Expression? Dennis Davy (2000)

    • Social Constructivism

    • Bruner’s Theory of Scaffolding

    • The Constructivist Movement

    • Asian EFL Journal: The role of the first language in foreign language learning, by Paul Nation

    • ‘The Zone of Proximal Development’ (ZPD)

    • Delta Module One: Teaching Methodologies Review

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    Classroom Activities

    • Multiple Intelligence Activities

    • Ideas for boardwork and dealing with all that emergent info and learning.

    • Podcasting and Audio Editing Tools

    • The Cooperative Learning Approach

    • Anticipation Guide

    • VARK Questionaire

    • KWL Charts in the Classroom

    • A recommendation: Exploiting Infographics- ebook by Nik Peachy

  • 5

    Motivation and Growth

    • Use praise effectively if you want your students to get better and gain confidence.

    • Growth Mindset vs Fixed Mindset

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    Noticing and Presence in Language Learning

    • Thornbury on Noticing and Reconstruction

    • Think Aloud

    • Think Pair Share

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    Peer Observation and Feedback Materials

    • Observation Task I

    • Observation Task II

    • Observation Task III

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  • 9

    Video in the Classroom

    • Notes from a seminar on videotelling by Jamie Keddie

    • Video and Language Learning

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  • 11

    Teaching English Online

    • Teaching English Online: TEFLWork Guide

    • Covid-19 Response: Remote Learning with Children Free Resource from Active English

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    YLS, Older YLs and Teens

    • Key Characteristics of YLS By Audrey McIlvain

    • Guided Visualisation

    • Listening and Speaking Activities for Yls and Teens: recommended books

    • Ideas for using flashcards from YLs to teens

    • Flashcards with YLs and older YLs, Carol Read

    • Video presentation: Ideas for using flashcards, Carol Read

    • Getting YLs From Parroting To Autonomy: Herbert Puchta

    • Teaching Speaking

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    Songs and Chants in the Classroom

    • Using Songs Effectively to Teach English to Young Learners by Neil T. Millington

    • Jazz Chants

    • Listening Skills: Listen and Do

    • For young learners and early teens: Grammar Songs & Raps, by Puchta, Gerngros, Holzmann and Devitt

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    Strategies for Large Classrooms

    • Managing a Large Class

    • Lay Outs for Pair and Group Work in Large Classrooms

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Tutor: Emma Pratt