What does TEFL mean? What does TESOL mean?

 

http://www.tesolcourse.com There are a variety of acronyms used in the English language teaching industry. Two of the most common are TEFL and TESOL. TEFL stands for Teaching English as a Foreign Language. TESOL stands for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. These terms are interchangeable and effectively mean the same thing. Historically within the industry TEFL was a British based term and TESOL a North American based term. -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Are you ready to Teach English Abroad? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1pcXD_GNR04 -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-


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.

These two videos could be an example of what I have experienced in classrooms. Definitely student were the same, it was the teacher's attitude and experience that made student more interested to the class. I believe teacher has big responsibility in teaching. Students are usually follow their teacher. In one word teaching is a art which some people inherited it.This unit was all about using present theses in sentences. It's usages were very helpful to break down a sentence and be able to put it back together using the proper present form. This unit also showed how to distinguish between several different types of present tenses, which would have been hard to teach not knowing how to break it down in to groups properly.


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