Teaching Special Groups in ESL - Top 10 Tips When Teaching Beginners


Regardless of which type of beginners you are teaching here are our top 10 tips for the teaching of beginner classes.

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.

Unit 6 describes the structures and usages of the past tenses: Past Simple, Past Continuous, Past Perfect and Past Perfect Continuous. The structures of the past forms resemble the ones showed in unit 4, about present tenses. This unit shows common errors and mistakes associated with each tense and suggests some class activities for the activate stage.In the domain of learning we have two main actors; the teacher and the students. Both sides have a particular task of responsibility when it comes to effective learning. When it each of these sides fail to accomplish their task the learning process becomes problematic. From this unit I can see clearly the qualities of both the teacher and the learners.