Week two of your 4-week Online Trinity College CertTESOL

Week two of your 4-week Online Trinity College CertTESOL

Welcome to week 2 of the 4-week Trinity College CertTESOL Online course. Here’s what to expect during week two of the EBC online Trinity CertTESOL course.

DAY 6

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Day 6 live classes

Unit 5: Unknown language – lesson 3 (Live, 1 hour)

This is a live input session where you are a student learning a foreign language taught by your trainer.

Unit 1: Teaching Skills – Guided observation – lesson 3 (Live, 1 hour)

This is a live input session to observe and comment on a class given by an experienced English teacher.

Unit 4: Materials Assignment -Unit explanation and grading (Live, 1 hour)

Your trainer will give you instructions and guidance for completing the CertTESOL Unit 4: Materials Assignment

Trainer support for the remaining day’s activities (Live, 1 hour)

Your trainer will be available for the hour to provide additional input and take your questions.

  • Unit 1: Teaching Skills – Tasks that stimulate writing (self-study))
  • Unit 4: Materials Assignment – More writing activities (self-study)
  • Unit 4: Materials Assignment – how to use written and spoken material in class (self-study)
  • Unit 1: Teaching Skills – Practice For Verbal Fluency (self-study)
  • Unit 1: Teaching Skills – Verbal fluency (self-study)
  • Unit 4: Materials Assignment – The Functions Of Topic And Task (self-study)
  • Unit 4: Materials Assignment – Role Play and Related Techniques (self-study)
  • Unit 4: Materials Assignment – What Do Speaking Activities Look Like? (self-study)
  • Unit 4: Materials Assignment – Speaking Activities (self-study)
  • Unit 4: Materials Assignment – What Is Really Involved In Real-Life Listening? (self-study)
  • Unit 4: Materials Assignment – Speaking and Listening (self-study)
  • Unit 1: Teaching Skills – Real-Life Listening In The Classroom (self-study)
  • Unit 4: Materials Assignment – What Do Listening Sequences Look Like? (self-study)
  • Unit 4: Materials Assignment – Listening Activities (self-study)
  • Unit 4: Materials Assignment – how to use written and spoken material in class (self-study)
  • Unit 4: Materials Assignment – Example games/exercises for pronunciation (self-study)
  • Unit 2: Language Awareness – Phonology and pronunciation (self-study)
  • Unit 1: Teaching Skills – Planning Speaking Lessons (self-study)
  • Unit 1: Teaching Skills – Planning Writing Lessons (self-study)

DAY 7

Day 7 live classes

Unit 1: Teaching Skills – Guided observation – lesson 4 (Live, 1 hour)

This is a live input session to observe and comment on a class given by an experienced English teacher.

Unit 1: Teaching Skills – Lessons 3 and 4 planning workshop and individual progress feedback (Live, 3 hours)

This is a live input session where you will begin to create lesson plans for teaching practice classes 3 and 4. You will also receive individual feedback (in private) from your previous two teaching practice classes and your progress.

  • Unit 1: Teaching Skills – Motivation (self-study)
  • Unit 1: Teaching Skills – The teacher’s responsibility (self-study)
  • Unit 1: Teaching Skills – Extrinsic motivation (self-study)
  • Unit 1: Teaching Skills – Intrinsic Motivation and Interest (self-study)
  • Unit 1: Teaching Skills – Fluctuations in student interest (self-study)
  • Unit 1: Teaching Skills – Motivation (self-study)
  • Unit 2: Language Awareness – Past simple and continuous (self-study)
  • Unit 2: Language Awareness – Past simple and continuous – (self-study) Exercises 12 to 15
  • Unit 2: Language Awareness – Present perfect simple (self-study)
  • Unit 2: Language Awareness – Present perfect simple – Exercises 20 to 24 (self-study)
  • Unit 1: Teaching Skills – Learner Motivation and Preferences (self-study)

DAY 8

Day 8 live classes

Unit 5: Unknown language – lesson 4 (Live, 1 hour)

This is a live input session where you are a student learning a foreign language taught by your trainer.

Unit 1: Teaching Skills – Lessons 3 and 4 planning workshop and individual progress feedback (Live, 1 hour)

This is a live input session where you will continue creating lesson plans for teaching practice classes 3 and 4. If students were not given individual feedback (in private) yesterday, feedback is given during this session.

Unit 1: Teaching Skills – Micro Teaching lesson plans 3 and 4 (Live, 2 hours)

You will present a 15-minute class to the group using your prepared lesson plans 3 and 4 and receive feedback from the trainer.

  • Unit 2: Language Awareness – Present perfect continuous (self-study)
  • Unit 2: Language Awareness – Present perfect continuous – Exercises 25 to 26 (self-study)
  • Unit 1: Teaching Skills – Reflection on Learning and Teaching (self-study)

DAY 9

  • Unit 2: Language Awareness – Past perfect simple and continuous (self-study)
  • Unit 2: Language Awareness – Past perfect simple and continuous – Exercises 16 to 19 (self-study)
  • Unit 2: Language Awareness – Future (self-study)
  • Unit 2: Language Awareness – Future – Exercises 27 to 34 (self-study)
  • Unit 1: Teaching skills – Observed Teaching Practice 3 (Live, 1 hour per trainee)

You will receive a ZOOM link for this class which you must open on the scheduled date and time.

You will teach your practice class under the observation of your trainer.

NOTE: you may also be joined by another member of staff who will also observe for quality control purposes.

  • Homework to write your Unit documentation (self-study)
  • Unit 1: Teaching Skills – Building Empathy with Learners (self-study)

DAY 10

  • Unit 2: Language Awareness – Passive Voice and Reported Speech(self-study)
  • Unit 1: Teaching Skills – How to teach the passive voice(self-study)
  • Unit 4: Materials Assignment – Materials Assignment explanation about material choice, written assignment, external assessment (self-study)
  • Unit 4: Materials Assignment – Examples of how you will be assessed (self-study)
  • Here are a few videos showing other trainees during their Unit 4: Materials Assignment assessment by the Moderator.
  • Unit 1: Teaching Skills – Providing Practice of language (self-study)
  • Unit 2: Language Awareness – English Phonology and Pronunciation (self-study)
  • Unit 1: Teaching skills – Observed Teaching Practice 4 (Live, 1 hour per trainee)
  • You will receive a ZOOM link for this class which you must open on the scheduled date and time.You will teach your practice class under the observation of your trainer.NOTE: you may also be joined by another member of staff who will also observe for quality control purposes.
  • Homework to write your Unit documentation (self-study)

Week 2 done. I am getting good at this, ready to do Week 3 of my 4 week Trinity College CertTESOL Online course.
See you tomorrow!

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