English Grammar - Past Continuous - Teaching Ideas 2 - TEFL For this TEFL Teaching idea we ask the students to look at a scene in a hospital where there are several people doing different things. Students are given time to memorise the picture before it is turned over. The students would then be asked to say what the people were doing in the picture. For example: A nurse was giving a patient an injection. A man was pouring a glass of water. As the trainer notes in the video, this activity can be adapted to make it into a competition by having students in teams compete to remember as many actions as they can. Grammar points such as this are often seen as fairly boring to most English language students, especially those who do not choose to study English. So being able to come up with ideas that encourage students to practice the grammar in interesting ways is an important part of being an English teacher. Taking an online TEFL course with ITTT will give you an understanding of the grammar points that you need to teach when starting out as a new teacher of English and will also give you some great ideas on how to teach them. Follow the link above to find the right type of online TEFL course for you. -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Are you ready to Teach English Abroad? -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-

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.

A lesson plan helps a teacher to keep on target and gives a teacher something to refer to during the lesson. However, it should not stop a teacher from being flexible and responding to the needs of the class. For instance, if the class is enjoying a particular activity, the teacher will probably extend the time allocated to that task and may postpone other task.I learnt in this unit loads of different techniques and methods that will be useful when teaching foreigners English. This is for vocabulary and grammatical sentences. Also when is best to teach certain vocabulary and grammar, and what structure to have your lessons in. It's also taught me what the students need to know about vocabulary and grammatical sentences