Teaching Listening and Speaking

Listening and speaking don’t require the learner to master a code (arranged letters), so they are easier to teach. This unit covers the types of classroom activities you can use, practice exercises for verbal fluency, the functions of topic and task, roleplay...

Lesson Planning

Find out how to plan effective and engaging lessons. We show how to organise lesson components, how to assess the effectiveness of your lesson and lots of practical ideas for classroom activities. This course covers how to plan effective lessons, the different lesson...

Teaching Vocabulary

Learning vocabulary and its meaning are essential for language learning. We look at the issues relating to teaching vocabulary and the type of classroom activities you can use. This unit covers presenting new vocabulary, ideas for vocabulary work in class, and getting...

Teaching Reading and Writing

Of the four skills reading and writing are the hardest to teach. This unit covers the types of classroom activities you can use, what is involved in reading, real-life reading in the classroom, what reading sequences look like, reading activities, comparing written...

Classroom management

Important classroom factors you must consider are how you present yourself as a teacher, relate to your students, ask the right questions, manage activities, provide feedback, and others. This course covers classroom interaction and management, classroom interaction,...