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Teaching English as a Foreign Language For Dummies

ISBN: 978-0-470-74576-2
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396 pages
January 2012
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Introduction 1

Part I: Getting Started in TEFL 7

Chapter 1: Discovering the Wonderful World of TEFL 9

Chapter 2: Looking at What TEFL Teachers Actually Do 19

Chapter 3: Examining Courses, Qualifications and Jobs 31

Part II: Putting Your Lesson Together 47

Chapter 4: Starting from the Beginning: Planning the Lesson 49

Chapter 5: Standing in the Spotlight: Presenting to the Class 67

Chapter 6: Holding the Reins and Letting Them Loose – Giving Students Practice 85

Chapter 7: Giving Correction and Feedback 101

Chapter 8: Being Materialistic! Using Course Books and Other Materials 115

Chapter 9: Who’s The Boss around Here? Managing Your Classroom 125

Part III: Teaching Skills Classes 137

Chapter 10: Taken as Read: Teaching Reading Lessons 139

Chapter 11: Write or Wrong? Teaching Writing Lessons 157

Chapter 12: What Accent? Teaching Pronunciation 171

Chapter 13: Setting Their Tongues Wagging: Speaking and Discussion 183

Chapter 14: In One Ear, Out the Other: Learning To Listen 195

Part IV: The Grammar You Need to Know – and How to Teach It 209

Chapter 15: Stop Press! Student to Deliver Sentence 211

Chapter 16: Feeling Tense? Sorting Out Verb Tenses 227

Chapter 17: Exploring More Important Verb Structures 247

Part V: What Kind of Class Will I Have? 263

Chapter 18: Putting Students to the Test 265

Chapter 19: Getting Specific: Teaching Just One Student and Business English 275

Chapter 20: Getting Youth on Your Side: Coping with Younger Learners 283

Chapter 21: Making the Grade: Handling Exam Classes 299

Chapter 22: Distinguishing Monolingual and Multi-lingual Classes 317

Part VI: The Part of Tens 333

Chapter 23: Ten Ways to Liven Up an English Lesson 335

Chapter 24: Ten Great Resources for TEFL Teachers 341

Appendix A: Lesson Plan Templates 349

Appendix B: TEFL Locations around the World 355

Index 363

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