Viva Books Private Limited
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English language learning: audio-visual & multimedia
This book is designed to help people who want to become teachers of English. It has been written as an accessible, easy to use introduction for those with little or no previous teaching experience.
Learning to Teach English is ideal for use before or during a Cambridge CELTA course, a Trinity College London Certificate in TESOL course or any other pre-service training. It will also be a very useful reference for language assistants and those teaching English while travelling abroad.
This book is highly practical. Many classroom activities are described and analysed, and there are questions and activities to engage the new teacher throughout the book. There are detailed commentaries after every chapter.
The following key areas are covered in the book:
The roles of teachers and learners • Managing a class • Teaching vocabulary, grammar and pronunciation • Developing skills in reading, listening, writing and speaking • Fluency and accuracy • Correcting learners • Developing learners independence • Lesson planning • Professional development
There is also an introduction to basic grammar terms, verb tenses and the phonemes of English, as well as photocopiable material to accompany lesson plans.