In this TEFL review, Athena talks about her experience on ITTTâ€™s online TEFL course. Athena completed the 20 units of the course over a period of 3 weeks. Athena chose to do the online course because she was already working as a teacher and she needed to be able to fit her studying around her job.
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.
This unit was about productive skills which are speaking and writing. I learned about guidelines for teaching and activities for both speaking and writing. I learned reasons why students are reluctant to speak as well as problems that come up for writing a new language. I practiced understanding how to create lessons plans and came up with some of my own ideas.In this unit i learnt the present tense which talks about the Form that shows affirmative positive, negative and question examples of the tense or grammar point. I learnt how and what circumstances the tense or grammar point is used. It is the duty of the teacher to formulate correction strategies and example in advance when typical errors are made by students.