TEFL in China

Aba Zangzu Qiangzu Zizhizhou —
The topic chosen for the summative task is number forty-three: establishing rapport. The title is “Why Establishing Rapport is Important”. This paper will convey in why rapport is important for th
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Akesu Diqu — Aksu
This Unit underlines the theories, methods and techniques required for teaching a class. Firstly the different methods and all its pros and cons were discussed briefly. The main part of the Unit was t
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Aletai Dìqu — Altay
This unit was extremely helpful. The many examples of games and activities and how they serve to induce learning, will be immediately useful to my classroom. Further, the ESA framework has helped me
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Ali Dìqu — Ngari
When I reac this unit, I didn't understand those. So I read several times and Now I understood. The various stages of examples listed here were very helpful. The methodology is based around and teac
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Ankang Shi
I am currently studying a TEFL course to become and English teacher but the truth is that I already am a teacher but not of English. I am a qualified PADI Staff Instructor. This involves me teaching a
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Baoji Shi
To know how to create lesson plan, first we need to know what lesson is. It is an organized set of activities designed to present one piece of your course while working toward achieving one or more le
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Baoshan Shi
This unit is, in my opinion, particularly helpful to new teachers who may not have a lot of experience managing a classroom. I found this unit very interesting, especially the explanation given behind
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Bayinguoleng Menggu Zizhizhou —
This unit was all about approaches to teaching. This helped me to visualize what a typical class might look like, and how to best arrange it. I think I will be teaching lower level students, so it was
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Bazhong Shi
I believe that teachers should possess qualities or characterisitics that can help with not only knowledge growth but personal improvements too. I believe that teachers have the ability to change the
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Binzhou Shi
When teaching students most of the time we mainly focus on just teaching them the language and having them pass some tests and that is how we measure if they have learnt well or not. In reality it is
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Bo'ertala Menggu Zizhizhou — Bo
This unit covered the different types of present tense and its various forms. I learnt about the Present Simple, Present Perfect, Present Continuous and the Present Perfect Continuous tenses. I discov
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Changdu Shi — Qamdo, Chambo
The teacher should know where he will observe as a monitor or where he will correct. But firstly he should know the differences between mistakes and errors.The students will learn a target language ea
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Changji Huizu Zizhizhou
I didn't even read the content of this unit. I just went directly to the test knowing that I have extensive experience working this part out with students while assisting them. The latest doesn't mean
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Changzhi Shi
More and more parents have planed their kids’ education even before their kids’ births. In China, most parents require their children to learn English when they are little. Most kindergartners sta
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Chengdu Shi
Learners of English living abroad, whether residing in a non-native speaking country for work or study, will face stressors that will be brought into the regular classroom, as well as the ESL classroo
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Chuxiong Yizu Zizhizhou
Unit 5 provides a detailed overview of basic techniques on how to manage a class successfully. From my point of view, each teacher should know them and use depending on the situation while teaching. A
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Dali Baizu Zizhizhou
First I must say that I am a bit embarrassed about my last test's unit reflection. I wrote that two questions were the same and even took a picture just in case I got one wrong. Once I checked my scor
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Datong Shi
I have taught in kindergarten and in primary school. In addition, during this time what I have learned is that kids master the most from the vocabulary. Vocabulary is the easiest way to prepare kids f
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Dazhou Shi
The unit discusses, four major groups of learning and developmental theories. Maturation theory states we are pre-programmed, a natural sequence of events, regardless of any other stimuli. Environment
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Dehong Daizu Jingpozu Zizhizhou
A teacher will find his/ her own style of teaching in class through practice, but there are some aspects that should be considered, depending on students’ age, nationality, the level of their Englis
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Deyang Shi
The Course Development in Teaching English to Young Learners consists of six subjects such as Level testing and needs analysis, limiting factors, syllabus design, examination, assessment of student an
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Dezhou Shi
Troubleshooting is part of the teaching experience A typical ESL lesson always presents problems. But , there are other problems that rise when the teacher has to face particular situations. A good ES
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Diqing Zangzu Zizhizhou — Deqen
This unit has help me put names to the activities that i have been doing in class without even knowing. Managing a class is extremely important especially if you are a school teacher working with tee
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Dongying Shi
“If you talk to a man in the language he understands, it goes to his head. If you talk to a man in his own language, It goes to his heart.” This is an allusion to the effect of language to individ
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Ganzi Zangzu Zizhizhou — Garze
This unit helps us understand the importance of the materials used in a classroom, as well as detailing various ways to utilise these materials effectively when planning a lesson. This unit explores
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Guang'an Shi
This unit has taught me how best to approach applying for jobs and how i am best to present myself as an English teacher in the hopes of being successful in finding a job. This unit has also given me
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Guangyuan Shi
According to different students of different ages, teachers should apply various methods to teach them. Teachers could find many resources from the internet. It could be challenging when we design act
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Haixi Mengguzu Zangzu Zizhizhou
You have now successfully completed all your course units and achieved an overall grade of over 75% on the progress tests, so you’re nearly there! You have now successfully completed all your cours
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Hami Dìqu — Kumul
This unit focuses on the tense system and extensively examines four tenses:Present simple, Present continuous, Present Perfect and Present perfect continuous.It equally discusses their forms in terms
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Hangzhou Shi
Tenses are always tricky, the chapter dealt with them in a simple concise manner and rules such as the verb form of "to be" and "ing always being characteristic of continuous forms are very useful. Th
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Hanzhong Shi
I believe it would be fun to teach EFL in a kindergarten classroom. The children are usually eager to learn and love school because it is new for them to go to the big school like siblings or friends
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Hetian Diqu — Hotan
Present tenses can be confusing for learners as they present different forms depending a lot on time. Examples of potential errors and how to activate students are very useful. It also helps understan
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Heze Shi
Motivation has proven to be one of the major challenges teachers face in the classroom , where he/she must however engage the students . No matter how you see it, a teachers personality matters so muc
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Honghe Hanizu Yizu Zizhizhou
I found this unit to be quite helpful. Though much of this information is pretty straightforward, it is not necessarily information you fully think through. When covering the unit I feel as though m
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Huangnan Zangzu Zizhizhou
Introduction: In this creative project, you will visually present your understanding of formal and non-formal language using specific examples. It will have to be a poster size so ideally you should u
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Huzhou Shi
Having covered the present tense in unit four, this unit moves on to the past tense and its four forms, past simple, past continuous, past perfect, and past perfect continuous. Each form was introduce
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Jiaxing Shi
I couldn't organized for tense between present perfect ,present perfect continuous with past perfect ,past perfect continuous. In order , past simple are completed at a definite time in the past . An
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Jinan Shi
As a teacher, it is important to have an interest in the place in which you wish to reside and teach. It is also important to consider the cultural differences and issues that may arise from being in
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Jincheng Shi
When I was in high school it was required of the students to take a foreign language for at least 2 years. I was excited about this opportunity as I have always had an interest in different cultures
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Jinhua Shi
This unit is a great example of how to apply ESA techniques in teaching vocabulary and language. What should be consider when selecting vocabulary and grammatical functions is completely explained in
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Jining Shi
It goes without saying that establishing rapport is one of the most important things you as a teacher can do in your classroom. Rapport is simply a relationship between two people with mutual understa
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Jinzhong Shi
I have been working as a teacher and tutor for fifteen years now. Through all of my teaching experience the problem of motivation and engagement evolved every time when I would step into the classroom
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Kashi Diqu — Kashgar, Kaxgar
The English Language has many tenses and if you are not a native speaker it could be very difficult to construct sentences the correct way. This makes it very important to know the difference between
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Kelamayi Shi — Karamay
The unit gives an overview of the four groups of the present tense: simple, continuous, perfect and perfect continuous. It gives information about their usage and formation. Besides, one can find some
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Kezilesu Ke'erkezi Zizhizhou —
Unit four,focuses on Present Tenses.We found out that there are four Present Tenses in English namely;Present Perfect,Present Simple,Present Continuous,Present Perfect Continuous.We also saw the usage
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Kunming Shi
Classroom management skills are very important for establishing rapport and creating a friendly atmosphere in class. Eye contact and use of voice are relevant aspects to take into consideration when t
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Laiwu Shi
Why discipline is fundamental to the classroom. My chosen topic is why discipline is fundamental to the classroom. Discipline can invoke a great number of emotions and responses ranging from horrific
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Lasa Shi — Lhasa
In unit 3, I learned language teaching methods that built up to the Engage, Study, Activate (ESA) teaching methodology, as well as ESA and its various configurations. I now know several activities and
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Leshan Shi
This unit provided valuable insight on what makes a good learner and a good teacher. It is important to understand the characteristics of both the student and instructor as it can allow for a more rob
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Liangshan Yizu Zizhizhou
From Unit 1 i have been able to gather information about the qualities of a good teacher, the relationship between a teacher and the students, the qualities and motivation of a good learner and finall
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Liaocheng Shi
Everybody is unique in their own way, physically and mentally. No one is identical in the way we look and definitely not in the way we think. Many people acknowledge that different people have their
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Lijiang Shi
I learn about various methods of maintaining student discipline, such as being well prepared, punctual, always on time, being consistent and fair, as in saying what you will do, such as punishments.
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Lincang Shi
its good unit for me,i have learn some good arrangement in here which can use to communicate with my students next Monday.Espeacillay the Seated part, can be used during my lesson for 6 years old grou
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Linfen Shi
I am a Brit, born and bred but I now live in Japan.
In the summer of 2017 I finished up my university degree and moved to Japan following my graduation. I got married to the Japanese man I had been
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Linyi Shi
I. INTRODUCTION A. Background Information Students learning output could depend on how the teacher find the perfect harmony between the syllabus, teaching style and classroom seating arrangement. The
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Linzhi Shi — Nyingchi
In this unit,we learnt about ELF methodology,mistakes and feedback. We found out about correction techniques,the ESA which stands for Engage,Study and Activate and their different stages.The best me
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Lishui Shi
another good chapter that highlights at what level you would start your english teaching. what factors to count in during your preparation before the class. finding good and simple words that are rel
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Luliang Shi
A lesson plan is the instructor’s road map of what students need to learn and how it will be done effectively during the class time. Before you plan your lesson, you will first need to identify the
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Luzhou Shi
Unit 1 explains the qualities and responsibilities of teachers and learners in the classroom.The teacher has the bulk of work in class,they should motivate learners and contribute to their success. O
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Meishan Shi
The roles of both the student and the teacher are very important in a language classroom. The teacher must be prepared for learners at all levels and that come from different background and who have d
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Mianyang Shi
Already bear in mind that a good teacher is a combination of teacher's personality of being kind, patient, caring, lively, passionate and of teacher's ability of building up comfortable as well as suc
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Nanchong Shi
I learnt from adjectives that many games can be played in the class room using students height, age, size and many more. And also it is very difficult for teachers and students to make common mistakes
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Naqu Shi — Nagqu
This unit has been extremely helpful i have learned the various forms of eliciting L2 and great ways to make my class interactive and very much didactic. One of the best topics were the plannings arou
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Neijiang Shi
In unit two I have learned that parts of speech are a very difficult topic for foreign students. When teaching this section students that want to speak English, must have a proper understanding of thi
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Ningbo Shi
In this unit, we learn that teaching new language is based on teaching vocabulary, grammatical structures and functions of the language. In the previous units, the subject of Straight Arrow, Boomerang
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Nujiang Lisuzu Zizhizhou
This unit was interesting in thinking about positioning myself in a classroom setting. I've not had recent formal teaching experience, so it is important to think about how to arrange seating or respo
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Panzhihua Shi
This second unit introduces parts of speech. Parts of speech are general categories in which words can be classified according to their function and the meaning they add to a sentence. Furthermore, th
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Pu'er Shi
I learned about establishing rapport, classroom arrangement, the correct ways of giving instruction and maintaining discipline in a classroom. I think that the most important thing I learned from thi
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Qingdao Shi
Imagine walking inside of classroom for your first term of a new class and with little means of communication the teacher who will be responsible for the class points to the board filled with instruct
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Qujing Shi
The past tense unit for me hard unit to grasp. I had to read this unit a few times and practice to really further, my understanding of this unit. I now understand the past tenses in this unit and have
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Quzhou Shi
This unit gives general and brief introduction about teaching vocabulary, grammar, and functions. After learning, I know some basic points of the teaching techniques, but I could not get deep understa
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Rikaze Shi — Shigatse, Xigaze
In this section, I have acknowledged the importance of establishing good content when teaching. It is important to elicit vocabulary from them. At the beginning of my lessons, I will show them a vid
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Rizhao Shi
Now a days we live in a world where the society, especially, the young learners take advice from anyone that speaks out of their phones. What is even worst of this people so called, influencers, is th
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Shangluo Shi
For the last year, I have been learning Korean in my free time. Besides the obvious differences in alphabet, pronunciation, and grammar structure, one of the most foreign-language-learner differences
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Shannan Shi — Lhoka
I have learned four teaching methods. I learned structure of ESA. I learned how to teach English and how to manage students. I learned how to teach the strict rules of English as well as to do activit
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Shaoxing Shi
Unit 7 has been one of the most helpful units so far. It gives hints, ideas and sources to make an English lesson more interesting, to keep the students awake and to not let them get bored. With every
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Shihezi, Aral, Tumxuk & Wujiaqu
Present tenses are considerably one of the most important and useful grammatical points in English. I have been consistently asked some questions related to present tenses by students (i.e what is th
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Shuozhou Shi
As we know course materials are a huge part of any ESL class. They provide the teacher and the students with a sense of security. Preparing a good collection of course materials can be a challenge, es
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Suining Shi
Unit two was certainly enlightening. It seems a lifetime ago that I studied this grammar. The last time I really studied english grammar was during secondary school. Throughout my university years,
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Tacheng Diqu
The present tenses are one of the most important part of the English grammar. Among students it causes a great difficulty. I review four tenses such as present simple, present continuous, present perf
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Tai'an Shi
What is the degree of responsibility of a teacher to build rapport in a teacher-student relationship? Most of you may think that i would be exaggerating when i say the teacher is the most responsible
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Taiyuan Shi
Should teachers punish students ? I think that punishment should be allowed. We all know that teachers have a tough job. They are typically dealing with 20 to 45 students in their class. Students WIL
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Tongchuan Shi
When starting a teaching career, maintaining the decorum of the class can be one of the many tough challenges a teacher is likely to face. Formulating certain classroom discipline strategies can turn
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Tulufan Diqu — Turpan
This section dealt with sentence structure, tense, and verb conjugation. The part of the lesson that stood out to me was the subtlety of each case. In a practical lesson, these ideas are more complex
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Weifang Shi
Child development can be defined as the gradual changes that take place in a child from infancy to adolescence. The changes can be grouped into three broad areas that include physical, social, and cog
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Weihai Shi
As a teacher, there is nothing worse than looking out at your class and realizing only two students are still paying attention. Student engagement is crucial in learning any topic and it is often a co
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Weinan Shi
Throughout the journey of a TEFL or a TESOL native or non-native English speaking teacher, there are many unforgettable moments of achievements and moments of challenges. Some teachers might think the
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Wenshan Zhuangzu Miaozu Zizhizh
From this unit, I still can't remember the specific usage of past tense, but I know how to tell which sentence is past simple,which sentence is past continuous, which sentence is past perfect and whic
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Wenzhou Shi
This unit helps me understand how to teach vocabulary, grammatical structures and functions in a more sophisticated way. All of the factors and criteria shown in this unit have provided me a clearer v
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Wulumuqi Shi — Urumqi
This part shows different forms of present tense, such as present simple, present continuous, present perfect and present perfect continuous tense, and their different usages. These are not difficult
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Xi'an Shi
For the past several years I have been working for a non-profit company that provides high quality day care and preschool education for financially disadvantaged children. The population we serve is d
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Xianyang Shi
If you ever find yourself driving in French Canada, you will be stopped by stop signs that say ‘arrêt’, which is stop in French. Almost all drivers in North America would know that this means sto
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Xining Shi
Lesson planning is about constructing a document that describes the what, when, where and which methods students of foreign language like English should learn and how they should be assessed. Construc
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Xinzhou Shi
Class level: High Beginner Room: 4 Expected number of students: 14 Time: 90 Language points: Simple Present Tense is the previous knowledge of the learners. Teaching
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Xishuangbanna Daizu Zizhizhou
After learning about the present tense and its aspects, studying the past tense was pretty straight forward, albeit some forms like the past perfect continuous are used more rarely than others. Howeve
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Ya'an Shi
this unit have given me the basic knowledge i need to differ words based on which part of speech they belong to and further more i help me boost my understating about basic grammar rules.
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Yan'an Shi
In a classroom, teachers assist students to transfer new knowledge to receptive knowledge, then further to productive knowledge. Take English as an example, learning involves pronunciation, meaning, u
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Yangquan Shi
At this essay I will look at the most common problem situations that teachers can encounter in the classroom. I will list suggested ways of dealing with them based on ITTT courses materials. In each
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Yantai Shi
Classroom management is a term which refers to discipline in the classroom and also how teachers manage to organize the class and transfer knowledge to students. It could be very challenging and teach
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Yibin Shi
This unit extensively covers the structure and use of English grammar. It is particularly useful as many English speakers are not specifically taught these rules, but simply pick them up as they grow
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Yili Hasake Zizhizhou — Ili
This unit in on Present Tenses. It examines all the complexities of the Present Tense, including irregular formations. Perhaps one of the best part of this unit is the Usage section where it explains
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Yuncheng Shi
English has become one of the most globally used languages around the world than can be typically used during travel, business, internationals schools, ant etc. Although English is not the most spoken
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Yushu Zangzu Zizhizhou
I have been teaching some capacity since I was 13 years old. My first teaching experience comes from martial arts. I was spending many hours everyday in the dojo and my instructor asked me to be the p
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Yuxi Shi
After completing Unit Six I feel I have a much better understanding of the topics covered in Unit Four. I Love that you guys include sample activities for different topics, its a huge help for my less
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Zaozhuang Shi
A classroom is the place where most individuals engage in attaining new information and interacting with others for a particular purpose. Stress, one of the major causes of various illnesses, can aris
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Zhaotong Shi
The Unit #6 didn't contain much new information for me, which is a good sign, I just had to refresh my memory about the Past Tenses. In this Unit I would like to pay attention at the ideas for the Act
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Zhoushan Shi
it was a little bit hard for me because each future tense has so much similar meaning that's why I could not separate for beginning but after all I read unit it was much better , I would like to see
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Zibo Shi
According to the research, majority of the countries globally have been using English as mode of communication and consider it as their first language, excluding Asian countries which use English as t
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Zigong Shi
Learners of English who have the opportunity to live in an English speaking encironment while studying have a huge advantage. They are surrounded by the language continuosly and are able to put acquir
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Ziyang Shi
The unit covered the Engage-Study-Activate method and different ways to implement it. I learnt the importance of engaging students by asking questions and providing relevant activities. I believe the
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