TEFL in China

Alashan Meng — Alxa
This essay will discuss two contrasting phases of my English teaching experience as an Assistant Language Teacher (ALT) through the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Programme. First, as a first year
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Anshan Shi
This module I found to be very practical and easy to follow. The clear breakdown of all the different reading and listening skills was easy to absorb and informative. I particularly appreciated the ma
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Baicheng Shi
This lesson demonstrated a lot of the teaching techniques we have learned so far, while also highlighting ineffective methods by contrast. In comparison between the two videos, I noticed how heavy the
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Baishan Shi
These video lessons gave a practical insight into how these theoretical teaching methods work in real life. This lesson also demonstrated some behaviors and habits from teachers and how they impacted
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Baotou Shi
Challenges faced in teaching beginner students. Teaching English abroad is an adventure in itself,an adventure which have its challenges and limitations.l'm going to talk about challenges that foreig
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Bayannao'er Shi — Bayan Nur
The Republic of Kazakhstan is the successor state to the Kazakh Khanate (1465-1848). Between these two periods was the incorporation into the Russian Empire and continuation under the successive USSR.
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Benxi Shi
Receptive skills are reading and listening. They are equally important. Knowing how to read and listen effectively can improve students' English skills. Firstly, students should predict the content of
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Changchun Shi
A teacher needs to present good attitude to students when in class.For example smile every minute till the lesson ends. Teacher can send real objects to class to engage students to help them gain more
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Changde Shi
Teaching vocabulary is one of the important ways for teachers to help English students succeed. When students expand their vocabulary, they can improve other language skills. The more vocabulary stud
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Changsha Shi
The first step to solve any problem is to identify the issue The English language has become so essential in china because the country wants to successfully promote internationalism and keep the lines
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Changzhou Shi
This essay would examine the role of English perceived by Chinese high school students who only treat English as a necessary subject of Gaokao (National University Entrance Exam). Generally, the impor
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Chaoyang Shi
Teaching and learning procedures are based on four major skills. These skills are twofold: receptive and productive elements. While receptive skills include reading and listening, productive skills co
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Chenzhou Shi
What exactly are the personal qualities that are important to making a good English teacher? Every teacher wants to be good. Although every teacher has their own unique style of teaching, there are ni
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Chifeng Shi
Multiple intelligence is definitely not a new concept but the realization of its importance in designing lessons has come to light in recent times, whereby a lot of audio-video, visual aids, real life
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Dalian Shi
This unit focuses on the two productive skills of language teaching, writing and speaking. It taught the difference between accuracy and fluency, and gave good examples of what sorts of activities sui
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Dandong Shi
In language learning there are two productive skills, speaking and writing. When teaching these skills, a lot of emphases needs to be on eliciting student engagement and participation. An effective te
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E'erduosi Shi — Ordos
Classroom is the main position of teachers, and improving teachers' confidence in class is the key to improve teachers' quality.The teacher with strong control ability enters the classroom with great
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Enshi Tujiazu Miaozu Zizhizhou
Summary: A well structured lesson plan is important for new instructors for many reasons. First, a solid lesson plan will help the instructor better understand the materials he or she will be presenti
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Ezhou Shi
Teachers play an important role in fostering the intellectual and social development of children during their formative years. Teachers act as facilitators or coaches, using classroom presentations or
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Fushun Shi
this is avery good useful unit full of important information i really i enjoyed it alooooot and love it itis easier than the previous one i love it so much it was such an amazing story telling thanks
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Fuxin Shi
In unit 12, we learned about the productive skills in English language teaching: speaking and writing. I think these are the more difficult skills to focus on, as they require students to be ready and
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Ganzhou Shi
5. In Unit 8 I learned that the future tense is far more complicated than I originally expected. It made me wonder how I could best teach the subtle differences between future tenses to my students, s
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Guoluo Zangzu Zizhizhou — Golog
This unit is about teaching pronunciation and phonology. I learned what's intonation and its types, useful techniques of intonation and stress. In the second part of the unit I learned place and manne
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Guyuan Shi
This unit was more challenging than any other unit. I now understand how to write and use the IPA chart ti teach pronunciation to my students. It is of great importance that we help them to learn En
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Haibei Zangzu Zizhizhou
As a native English speaker, I have never studied pronunciation in detail. This unit is one that I will need to pay careful attention to the details of when I am teaching. Because I have grown up hear
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Haidong Shi
In language classroom, it is likely that pronunciation is overlooked and neglected, but in communication intonation and stress are necessary. When it comes to articulation, there are two; place of art
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Hainan Zangzu Zizhizhou
Unit 13 covers pronunciation and phonetics, teaching how we speak and explaining how the way we speak can affect the underlying tone of our sentences. This unit teaches stress and intonation, which ex
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Hengyang Shi
The ITTT 120-hour on-line TEFL course is intended to provide the novice ESL teacher with the fundamentals for building an ESL teaching career. The course is divided into a total of twenty individual
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Huai'an Shi
It is every English teacher’s responsibility to make sure that the pupils under their tutelage succeed in their goal of being able to speak English at the end of their journey. How to go about this
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Huaihua Shi
Learning a new skill can be difficult, and applying that skill can be even harder. Now teach that skill to someone else so they can adeptly apply it, and there might be people who become intimidated b
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Huanggang Shi
Online English teaching is relatively new in the field of EFL. As the joint product of technological advancement and globalization, it has gradually been taking over the market share of traditional EF
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Huangshi Shi
Reading is essential for students that wish to learn another language. By reading books in another language, the students are exposed to more complex grammar and vocabulary. It is crucial as a supplem
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Huhehaote Shi — Hohhot
The teacher's ability to develop student-student and teacher-student rapport, utilize the various teacher roles appropriately, and effective classroom arrangement will dictate a teacher's ability to m
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Huludao Shi
Here in unit 12,I have got the other basic skill of a language--productive skills:speaking and writing.There are many differences between speaking and writing,but they are used for the same purpose of
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Hulunbei'er Shi — Hulunbuir
In order for teachers to manage a disciplined classroom it is crucial for teachers to be proficient and to maintain order in the classroom. Teachers today are expected to analyse student behavior in t
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Ji'an Shi
The future tenses are used to explain events that have yet to happen. For example future simple is used to explain predictions, spontaneous descisions, promises and threats.(I will be right there.) W
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Jiaozuo Shi
This unit explains the vast spectrum of learner types their specific needs. It also includes how each type is different, and therefore needs to be approached and treated differently. Business English,
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Jilin Shi
I found this unti rather helpful and I quite enjoyed the visual aspect. I am primarily a visual learner so being able to see the steps and some of the techniques being put to use was helpful. I foun
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Jingdezhen Shi
This unit on lesson planning was helpful as I was not only introduced to how a lesson plan can be structured, but also see some good reasons for making a lesson plan. For example, having a lesson pla
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Jingmen Shi
Stress is something that everyone is made familiar with in their lives, and one of the earliest places it can be encountered regularly is in school. Teachers have the stress of planning, maintaining o
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Jingzhou Shi
Discipline is an essential part of any classroom. It is the key component to effective classroom management. But how do teachers establish and implement a discipline plan for the class? The answer is
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Jinzhou Shi
Unit 12 gives understanding of productive skills such as speaking and writing and shows ways how to teach them. Even writing and speaking are complitely different, both of them are using for communica
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Jiujiang Shi
This unit gave clear guidelines to planning a lesson and was a good reminder that a lesson plan should be flexible and a working document rather than being to rigid and detailed. It took away the over
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Jiyuan Shi
This unit discussed commonly used methods when organizing and instructing a class. It was an overview of the most effective methods used by teachers to efficiently lead a classroom. This unit gave exa
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Kaifeng Shi
Unit 11 was about the two receptive skills - reading and listening. It outlined that there are two broad reasons for why we read and listen, either for a purpose or to be entertained. There are also d
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Lianyungang Shi
‘In second language learning, as in every other field of human learning, motivation is the critical force which determines whether a learner embarks on a task at all, how much energy he devotes to i
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Liaoyang Shi
I think the most important reason for teaching writing ,of course, is that it is a basic language skill , just as important as speaking . Students need to know how to write letters , how to put writte
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Liaoyuan Shi
In this unit there are two sample ESL lessons in video that well presented teaching in real-life situation. There are significant contrast on teacher's attitude in the two classes, and thus students r
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Loudi Shi
Business language is often used to affect another person’s behavior. However, it should be stated early that it is critical that the language is used to help the other person. It should not be used
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Luohe Shi
The unit three is a lesson based on how to manage a class according to the behavior of each student. This unit teaches me that there are several ways to behave in a classroom and that seem to be less
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Luoyang Shi
This unit, evaluation and testing, presented different ways of evaluating student's levels and progress, as well as some of the common external exams that we may need to prepare our students for. In f
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Nanchang Shi
For the inexperience and beginning teacher planning the lessons in advance is a good idea in order to insure the class has direction. While planning the lesson it is important not to sacrifice flex
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Nanjing Shi
Firstly, it is important to establish if parents should have a role in their children's education. The most obvious answer to this question is yes. Without any involvement from the parents there can
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Nantong Shi
A hurdle for those learning English as a second language is the tendency of native speakers to disregard the rules of the language and its precision in meaning. For instance, a common slang term which
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Nanyang Shi
This Unit emphasized Writing and speaking to be considered productive skills where as Unit 11 spoke about to listening and reading as the receptive language skills. Speaking is the means through whic
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Panjin Shi
This unit introduced teaching productive language skills in English -- speaking and writing. I learned the difference between accuracy and fluency-based learning activities, and when to focus on each
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Pingdingshan Shi
Beginner ESL student levels go from absolute beginners, false beginners, adult beginners, young beginners, and beginners without the Roman alphabet. When teaching individual students, one should maxim
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Pingxiang Shi
The unit explains the uses of the lesson plans and gives an example of how it will be used with ESA method. Furthermore, it breaks down the lesson plan and explain the purpose of each categories. It i
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Puyang Shi
Listening and reading are two vital skills in any language, without them it would be very difficult to become proficient in a new language. Native English speakers take for granted how difficult it is
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Sanmenxia Shi
I have personally gained a lot of confidence and knowledge from this course. This course has covered many necessary parts of language, teaching methods and many other useful information which is essen
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Shangqiu Shi
Gained a greater realization of the importance of the flow of a lesson. My ability to use a lesson plan and think through the lesson and how each piece fits together leading to a greater goal was gre
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Shangrao Shi
Lesson planning is essential to deliver a satisfying and engaging lesson to students: it has to be clear and simple, so the teacher can refer to it during the lesson. A good teacher needs to adapt the
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Shaoyang Shi
Why are games important? Why do we play games? How do people play games in the class? Theses are the questions people usually ask. Normally their concern is what they can learn from the games? In my o
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Shenyang Shi
This unit is all about teaching productive skills: speaking and writing. It explains the difference between accuracy and fluency, however they are both equally important. There are different types of
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Shiyan Shi
Lesson plan is a structure of the course that you will give to your students, a clear guide as to what you want to achieve and how you are going to do it. A good lesson plan generally consists of lear
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Shizuishan Shi
In this unit we stress the importance of pronunciation and different methods used to teach students the phonology of sentences. Its also essential for a teacher to know the phonemic alphabet as we as
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Siping Shi
If you want to give effective clases you always have to be aware of your role as teacher. You also have to try always positive and motivating, so that the students feel comfortable. If you do your bes
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Songyuan Shi
In this unit on Productive skills, I learned the differences between receptive skills and productive skills. Receptive skills relating to reading and listening. Productive skills refer to speaking an
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Suizhou Shi
First of all I would like to mention that I am very happy about successfully mastered units. I am sure that the acquired knowledge will help me in further work and upgrade my teaching skills. Now, som
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Suqian Shi
When we are talking about young learners, two groups are related to it.Groups 1 is defined as children whose age from five to nine,group 2 are those age from nine to thirteen.Here,we are looking at gr
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Taizhou Shi
While adult learners are more motivated and learn consciously, young learners are more fun to teach. Young learners keep you on your toes and you have to constantly be coming up with new information a
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Tieling Shi
This unit was about "prononciation", apparently the most neglected aspect of English langage. I gained insight about intonation which is considered to be the variation in volume and pitch in our sente
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Tonghua Shi
it's avery very very very good unit full of important information i really love it and i know alot alot alot alot of it which clearly cannt be assured withour practice it practically it's very good in
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Tongliao Shi
Think back to the teachers you have had throughout the years. Some may stick out to you more than others: for what reasons? One may think of the greatest teacher(s) they have had and for others, some
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Wuhai Shi
5 years ago (2015) 67 countries were considered as having English as their official language, meaning their primary language. 27 more countries were considered having English as a secondary language.
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Wuhan Shi
WHY COMPLETE A TEFL COURSE It was not until I was looking at the list of possible topics for this Summative Task that I realized how much I had learned from the two ITTT courses that I have just comp
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Wulanchabu Shi — Ulanqab
Why is the role of a Teacher important? The word teacher reminds me of my mother. Our mothers are our first teachers, and we teach others the same lessons we learn from them. As a child, when your m
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Wuxi Shi
In my life, I have been an active traveler for close to 10 years now. Most of my traveling was done in my home country, U.S.A., and in western Europe. Traveling to western Europe and hearing people ta
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Wuzhong Shi
I've taught a little pronunciation before. Though I remember some of the terms, like voiced and unvoiced consonants and fricatives, I'm not sure how helpful that is. I've also found that the phoneti
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Xiangtan Shi
I love flashcards. Honestly, I really do. For me, they are a never-ending source of games and activities. Nowadays I work as an ESL teacher in a training center and I teach mostly young learners (stud
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Xiangxi Tujiazu Miaozu Zizhizho
Grammar is an essential part of English. However, to an EFL student, learning grammar can be challenging. Although there are a lot of rules and exceptions, Grammar helps EFL students correct their mis
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Xiangyang Shi — Xiangfan
For many years, drilling has been used in foreign language classrooms. This approach to language teaching places an emphasis on repeating structural patterns through oral practice. When using the tec
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Xianning Shi
THE IMPORTANCE OF OBSERVED TEACHING PRACTICES The following essay will cover the value and importance of observed teaching practices, on both evaluating new teacher techniques and methods, as well as
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Xiantao, Tianmen, Qianjiang & S
Education has marked by the government in advancing the nation. People see education as an important role in offering their country future, they put hope in term of changing a better social life. Educ
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Xiaogan Shi
The English language is complex, but it becomes even more so when we consider the differences in formality. In most classrooms for second language learners, the ‘formal’ version of English is taug
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Xilinguole Meng — Xilin Gol
According to Emerllahu (1998), parents or family as a whole, are one of the direct holders of educational work. The parents ‘role in education is also seeing them as an educator and this represents
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Xing'an Meng — Hinggan
Topic: Teaching grammar. Title: How to make grammar lesson more interesting to young learners Grammar is a key segment of language, particular English, in which learners have different views. Some st
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Xinxiang Shi
I have learned a lot from this course. Before, I was having a hard time constructing sentences since I was really confused with the tenses, but now, I can say that I have the confidence to write artic
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Xinyang Shi
This course has been a tremendous help for me in learning how to be a great TEFL teacher.  I had no idea about lesson plans being formed around ESA, but now that I have read about it and how well it
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Xinyu Shi
Unit 10 is able to bring all the information of the previous units into one and allows the learner to evaluate how well they have learned the previous lessons. In the first video you can obviously see
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Xuchang Shi
I think the main thing I have gained is is the knowledge of how to put together a basic lesson plan and structure it in a way were the students learn through a progressive plan. I have learned that th
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Xuzhou Shi
My personal work experience with teaching English as a second language takes me back 14 years ago. I initially started working with a group of nurses who were to travel abroad for training and since t
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Yanbianchao Xianzu Zizhizhou
Pre-teaching vocabulary seems very useful. I prefer reading authentic things for studying languages, but I know that this is extremely difficult and frustrating with only a beginner's grasp of a lang
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Yancheng Shi
Imagine walking into a classroom filled with students who are not in the least bit motivated to participate in the lesson for that day. Now compound that with the fact that these students are from Chi
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Yangzhou Shi
As a gradual process, English education takes cultivating interest as the diving force. Lively and interesting teaching methods are attractive to students. Most of the time, teachers teach English in
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Yichng Shi
While teaching a new language, we, as a teacher need to concetrate on some skills that are very important. such as writing, reading, speaking and listening. If we mis one of these skills, it will mea
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Yinchuan Shi
In this unit I learned how to break down pronunciation for my students. How to get them intrigued with the phonetics of the English language as well as techniques to help further their learning proces
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Yingkou Shi
Unit 13 provided information on teaching pronunciation and phonology. From this unit I learnt that pronunciation is often neglected in teaching English since foreign teachers often lack confidence to
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Yingtan Shi
This unit was helpful because I could see an example of good teaching and not so good teaching. I learned the huge impact the teacher's attitude has on the entire class. I learned the importance of
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Yiyang Shi
The importance of having proper course materials should be one of the first things a new teacher should consider when they are preparing to start teaching new or experienced learners, without having p
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Yongzhou Shi
“Everyone who remembers his own education remembers teachers, not methods and or techniques. The teacher is the heart of the educational system” – Sidney Hook. Teaching is as ancient as time a
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Yueyang Shi
For nearly a year, I have taught four to six-year-olds residing in the outskirts of Beijing. My students do not sit at desks. They instead sit side-by-side on a line of chairs, all of which face an in
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Zhangjiajie Shi
Using games to teach English as a Foreign Language (EFL) can be very effective if done properly. A teacher needs to use the games at the appropriate time in the lesson plan to stimulate interest and
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Zhengzhou Shi
I have learned how to teach english. What I mean is that I have learned the difference between being a native speaker, even one with the working knowledge of grammar and sentence structure, but I feel
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Zhenjiang Shi
This unit was all about future tenses. There are seven of these. The first is the future simple which sounds like "I will..", the second is the future continuous which sounds like "we will be waiting.
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Zhongwei Shi
Pronunciation is something we should not neglect as English teachers. More than its technicality, it excites learners and enhances their feelings, thus expression of thoughts in class becomes more enj
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Zhoukou Shi
I gained a lot form this course. It was useful to refresh memory about things you come across every lesson. I particularly enjoyed lessons about Theories, methods and techniques, Managing classes and
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Zhumadian Shi
I initially took this course because I was teaching at an American International school in Abha, saudi arabia and needed some kind of certification behind my name. I am back in South Africa, so I will
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Zhuzhou Shi
I believe that all classroom activities should not be directed by the teacher. Classroom activities being too directed by teacher can take away the willingness to learn from the students that is what
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