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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.
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