Teach English in KAifAqu - Changzhou Shi

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In my primary and secondary education, when I was having a hard time in a class, I would always go to early morning tutoring to have one-on-one time with the teacher. During this one-on-one, the teacher would go over in detail about the topic or lesson and then would help me with extra examples or provide more worksheets or activities in which I could practice more on the topic or lesson. I feel like there is an important need for students to have one-on-one time with the teacher. In this one-on-one time, the teacher could provide more in detail about the previous day lesson plan or could help the student understand more about the homework or the latest activities done in class. There are other reasons that students would want to have one-on-one time with the teacher. In some cases, some students would ask the teacher in private about what extra readings or work they could do, what they could do to improve their grades/ranking, and other problems that the student might be experiencing in the classroom. In some countries such as Eastern countries, most students do not have time to go after school and to ask for the one-on-one time with the teacher as most have additional school or nighttime school. Now what if you only have one student, how does one-on-one teaching help them in their learning of English? That is a different situation that might make some teachers feel nervous about teaching one-on-one. But there are some tips that teachers could have when preparing lessons and activities for one-on-one teaching. On the first day of one-on-one teaching, prepare a little survey or a little questionnaire that asks about the information of the student but also to see how the student's proficiency in English is before creating lesson plans for the student. In the questionnaire, the first couple of questions could be easy and then the next set of questions could get a little hard, and progressively harder from there. After the first day, the teacher would understand what the student likes, and dislikes are as well as what their proficiency of English is like. With that information, the teacher can start preparing a syllabus for the student to have that mentions what lesson plans the teacher has created for the student and what lesson will be on what day. It may seem that the lessons would be shorter as the teacher does not have to worry about creating the lesson plan that accommodates twenty-five students, but it doesn’t mean that the lessons need to be boring. In the lessons for the one-on-one teaching, they could be the same as those in a normal classroom, the lessons would be more personal, and the teacher could provide more assistance than in a large classroom. The games would fit more in the students' interests and the teacher could make some lessons more complex than others as the teacher could answer questions right as the student has it than waiting for the end in a large classroom setting. There are disadvantages though to one-on-one teaching such as the student might become bored with the lessons or could just lose interest in having to practice with the teacher all the time. If this were to happen, then the teacher could easily incorporate real-life situations into the lesson plans. Some examples would be like taking the lesson outside and having the student practice their English on others such as at the supermarket or at the train station. The need for one-on-one lessons is important as some students have a chance to gain more knowledge of the lesson or to have personal help from the teacher. If there is only one student who needs one-on-one teaching, then this gives the student a chance to gain more than what they would gain in a large classroom setting. The teacher would be able to accommodate the students' interests as well as providing the students with a more detail lesson and have a chance to go outside and practice what they are learning in real-life situations. Overall, the importance of one-on-one teaching is great as this gives the student a chance of being able to learn more in detail about learning English in their own personal unique way.