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TEFL Lesson Plans For Dummies - Michelle M. Maxom

TEFL Lesson Plans For Dummies


Published: 25th July 2014
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Instant English lessons — just add water.

Whether you’re taking a TEFL training course, off on your first job, or you have experience, TEFL Lesson Plans For Dummies delivers activities, ideas and materials that make planning easier and your lessons more productive and fun.

As a supplement to any course book, TEFL Lesson Plans For Dummies provides you with:

  • TEFL planning models with step-by-step advice on implementing them
  • Lessons for students of all ages, levels, and class sizes — individuals, small groups and larger classes.
  • Advice on making use of technology in the classroom — and ways to do without it when the classroom isn’t so wired.
  • Online accessible materials that you can print and hand out to the class. 
  • Tips and ideas for moving your lessons outside of the classroom.

From quick exercises to larger-scale plans, TEFL Lesson Plans For Dummies contains hundreds of ways to introduce fun and variety in your classes and help your students become more proficient English speakers.

Introduction  1

Part I: Methodology in the Madness  7

Chapter 1: Grasping The Basics Of TEFL Teaching  9

Chapter 2: Adapting Recent Approaches and Methodologies to Your Work  19

Chapter 3: Getting Down to Planning  45

Part II: Beginner and Elementary Classes  63

Chapter 4: Getting to Know Each Other on the First Day  65

Chapter 5: Back to Basics: Using Your Own Realia  77

Chapter 6: Getting Flash with Flashcards  87

Chapter 7: Making Use of Mobile Phones  95

Chapter 8: Covering Clothes and Fashion  105

Chapter 9: Acting It Out: Using Role-Plays 113

Part III: Pre-Intermediate and Intermediate Classes  121

Chapter 10: Cultivating Classroom Language from Day One  123

Chapter 11: Back to Basics: Developing Discussions  133

Chapter 12: Thinking Outside the Book  143

Chapter 13: Watching TV Online  151

Chapter 14: Culture: Extracting Language from Art  161

Chapter 15: Communicating through Story-telling  171

Part IV: Upper Intermediate and Advanced Classes  181

Chapter 16: First Day: Improving Intonation  183

Chapter 17: Back to Basics: Teaching Varieties of English  193

Chapter 18: Traditional Resources: Delving Into Dictionaries  203

Chapter 19: Technology: Interactive Websites  213

Chapter 20: Read All About It! Focusing on the News  223

Chapter 21: Dissecting Dictogloss  233

Part V: Mixed Classes  241

Chapter 22: Chatting to Children  243

Chapter 23: Training Teens  253

Chapter 24: Making Use of Readers  263

Chapter 25: Developing Presentation Skills 273

Chapter 26: Focusing on Manners and Etiquette  283

Chapter 27: Team Work: Going on Field Trips  293

Part VI: The Part of Tens  303

Chapter 28: Ten Ways to Improve Your Teaching Skills  305

Chapter 29: Ten Ways to Make Your Students Happy  311

Index  317

ISBN: 9781118764275
ISBN-10: 1118764277
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: 25th July 2014
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 2.0
Weight (kg): 0.64
Edition Number: 1