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Tefl article - TEFL A comparative look at Teaching Children vs. Adults #404 - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Teaching English has become a major industry worldwide, with countless adult and child students enrolled in courses worldwide. Teaching children and teaching adults are different tasks. There are natural differences in the abilities and predispositions of adults and children that makes the methods effective in teaching them different. One of the advantages of teaching any new language to any child is that they are closer to the state in which they learned their first language. There is debate as to how exactly an initial language is learned, and whether it is more through nature or throw nurture that children are able to undergo this process, but it seems to be universally agreed that children are at an advantage when it comes to learning languages...  [Read more]

Tefl article - TEFL Learning Modes-Young learners vs adults #259 - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


When you walk into a classroom of beginning learners, you will quickly notice that the activities are varied, exciting, and typically short lived, in hopes to keep the attention of the energized and full of life students. Young learners demand fun mingled with learning. It would be impossible to give a lecture to a child. However, on the contrary, an adult can tolerate a lecture granted that within seven minutes, their minds will drift to some other thought. Yes, all people prefer an entertaining lesson that will engrave the concept upon their minds however amusing lessons aren?t always time manageable nor profitable while dealing with a grander scale of information. Adults can endure lectures and retain information while young learners can?t as easily. However, retaining information can...  [Read more]

A comparative look at Teaching Children vs. Adults David Ruttinger - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Teaching English has become a major industry worldwide, with countless adult and child students enrolled in courses worldwide. Teaching children and teaching adults are different tasks. There are natural differences in the abilities and predispositions of adults and children that makes the methods effective in teaching them different.One of the advantages of teaching any new language to any child is that they are closer to the state in which they learned their first language. There is debate as to how exactly an initial language is learned, and whether it is more through nature or throw nurture that children are able to undergo this process, but it seems to be universally agreed that children are at an advantage when it comes to learning languages...  [Read more]

The First Day with Adult True Beginners- The Alphabet Linda Zillweger - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Teaching adult true beginners from day one is an interesting challenge and requires a strategy which must be formulated in advance. Do you begin with phonics' Can you start with rote memorization' How can you approach people with different learning styles' What has been the students experience in school previously' There are many considerations but in the end a good plan smoothes the way to the first day. When teaching the alphabet the issue of using phonics comes to the forefront. Many programs use a system of phonics instruction along with grammar and vocabulary topics. Teaching the sounds rather than the letter names per say has advantages and disadvantages. The learner will make more progress in speaking skills when he starts by learning the sounds. He will be able to imitate words...  [Read more]

Establishing Rapport (adult learners). Adriana Verrecchia - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


“To build rapport with adults in the learning environment, use positive nonverbal communication, deal with the whole person, address learners as equals, share authority, and employ informal room arrangements such as placing all the chairs in a circle, in a U, or around a table. Adult students also appreciate instructors who share appropriate information about themselves and who are approachable and accessible.” Guidelines for Working with Adult Learners. ERIC Digest No. 77.A good rapport is the first important step for any teacher when they first step into a unfamiliar classroom this is reminded in the Faculty and TA department guides for Ohio state university that “It is important to remember that initial impressions tend to be lasting and that the way you choose to...  [Read more]

Teach English in Dalubaqu - Enshi Tujiazu Miaozu Zizhizhou - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Do you want to be TEFL or TESOL-certified and teach in Dalubaqu? Are you interested in teaching English in Enshi Tujiazu Miaozu Zizhizhou? Check out ITTT’s online and in-class courses, Become certified to Teach English as a Foreign Language and start teaching English ONLINE or abroad! ITTT offers a wide variety of Online TEFL Courses and a great number of opportunities for English Teachers and for Teachers of English as a Second Language. Although some people might have the privilege to decide who they want to teach out of children, adolescents, and adults, there are some people that do not have that choice when job searching. This means that some people might be able to pick whether the want to teach children, adolescents, or adults. Regardless of the situation, teachers should keep...  [Read more]

Teach English in Nanhuan Liangzhongchang - Xiaogan Shi - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Do you want to be TEFL or TESOL-certified and teach in Nanhuan Liangzhongchang? Are you interested in teaching English in Xiaogan Shi? Check out ITTT’s online and in-class courses, Become certified to Teach English as a Foreign Language and start teaching English ONLINE or abroad! ITTT offers a wide variety of Online TEFL Courses and a great number of opportunities for English Teachers and for Teachers of English as a Second Language. A ESL teacher will most likely teach a class with young learners and adults at some point in their career. Teaching young learners and adults has its own set of challenges. Some of these challenges will be the learning experience that each possesses, the different ways of learning and how this affects the lesson, and the motivation of the student and how...  [Read more]

Teach English in Yanxi Zhen - Changsha Shi - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Do you want to be TEFL or TESOL-certified and teach in Yanxi Zhen? Are you interested in teaching English in Changsha Shi? Check out ITTT’s online and in-class courses, Become certified to Teach English as a Foreign Language and start teaching English ONLINE or abroad! ITTT offers a wide variety of Online TEFL Courses and a great number of opportunities for English Teachers and for Teachers of English as a Second Language. Young learners and adults have different needs and goals in the classroom. Young learners want to be engaged and have rapidly changing activities while adult learners will enjoy a more serious classroom setting. It is the job of the teacher ensure that these needs are met for both age groups. Visual If a teacher is teaching classes with young learners, visual cues...  [Read more]

Teach English in Xizhu Zhen - Wuxi Shi - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Do you want to be TEFL or TESOL-certified and teach in Xizhu Zhen? Are you interested in teaching English in Wuxi Shi? Check out ITTT’s online and in-class courses, Become certified to Teach English as a Foreign Language and start teaching English ONLINE or abroad! ITTT offers a wide variety of Online TEFL Courses and a great number of opportunities for English Teachers and for Teachers of English as a Second Language. In recent years, the study of foreign languages has remained one of the most popular areas. Many kindergartens and schools introduce language learning as an indispensable element of the educational program. Thus, we can conclude that the main consumers of English learning are children and adolescents from 5 to 18 years old. Recently, language learning among adults has...  [Read more]

Teach English in Quyuan Zhen - Yichng Shi - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Do you want to be TEFL or TESOL-certified and teach in Quyuan Zhen? Are you interested in teaching English in Yichng Shi? Check out ITTT’s online and in-class courses, Become certified to Teach English as a Foreign Language and start teaching English ONLINE or abroad! ITTT offers a wide variety of Online TEFL Courses and a great number of opportunities for English Teachers and for Teachers of English as a Second Language. Through my experience teaching in both a classroom setting and in a less formal setting, for example teaching swim lessons, I have noticed that age has an affect on the manner in which you are teaching materials. Using the swim lessons example, teaching a five year old how to swim will be much different than teaching an adult how to swim. You will use different...  [Read more]

Teach English in Hengche Zhen - Huanggang Shi - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Do you want to be TEFL or TESOL-certified and teach in Hengche Zhen? Are you interested in teaching English in Huanggang Shi? Check out ITTT’s online and in-class courses, Become certified to Teach English as a Foreign Language and start teaching English ONLINE or abroad! ITTT offers a wide variety of Online TEFL Courses and a great number of opportunities for English Teachers and for Teachers of English as a Second Language. Teachers play a significant role in advancing the education and character of their students, whether these learners are children or adults. However, teachers aren't identical, nor should they be, especially those who teach distinct classes and ages. In other words, it's challenging and almost impossible to compare a teacher educating young learners to one teaching...  [Read more]

Learning Modes-Young learners vs adults Allison Wren - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


When you walk into a classroom of beginning learners, you will quickly notice that the activities are varied, exciting, and typically short lived, in hopes to keep the attention of the energized and full of life students. Young learners demand fun mingled with learning. It would be impossible to give a lecture to a child. However, on the contrary, an adult can tolerate a lecture granted that within seven minutes, their minds will drift to some other thought. Yes, all people prefer an entertaining lesson that will engrave the concept upon their minds however amusing lessons aren’t always time manageable nor profitable while dealing with a grander scale of information. Adults can endure lectures and retain information while young learners can’t as easily.However, retaining...  [Read more]

Teach English in Pingba Zhen - Xiangxi Tujiazu Miaozu Zizhizho - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Do you want to be TEFL or TESOL-certified and teach in Pingba Zhen? Are you interested in teaching English in Xiangxi Tujiazu Miaozu Zizhizho? Check out ITTT’s online and in-class courses, Become certified to Teach English as a Foreign Language and start teaching English ONLINE or abroad! ITTT offers a wide variety of Online TEFL Courses and a great number of opportunities for English Teachers and for Teachers of English as a Second Language. Learning English has become a relevant goal for both adults and children these days. Before starting a career as a teacher one should decide who he or she wants to teach. What is the main difference between adults and children when it comes to studying? Let’s discuss the most important points. Children learn English because they have to do it....  [Read more]

Teaching Approaches for Adult and Adolescent EFL Learners Zachary Shtogren - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


One of the starkest contrasts in ESL instruction is the difference between the adult and the adolescent class. Teachers must become versed in the very different motivational factors, learning styles, and pitfalls associated with each group to effectively instruct English. First, the kids. The most important thing to remember when working with adolescents (and by adolescent let's consider anyone of secondary school age) is that the student would probably rather be doing something else. This is not always the case, but teenagers are assaulted by myriad social, familial, and societal influences. Their attention and priorities vary on a daily basis. Whether in a one-to-one or group class setting, the student(s) is/are probably being required to attend by their parents or school. No one, least...  [Read more]

Teach English in Shebotu Zhen - Tongliao Shi - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Do you want to be TEFL or TESOL-certified and teach in Shebotu Zhen? Are you interested in teaching English in Tongliao Shi? Check out ITTT’s online and in-class courses, Become certified to Teach English as a Foreign Language and start teaching English ONLINE or abroad! ITTT offers a wide variety of Online TEFL Courses and a great number of opportunities for English Teachers and for Teachers of English as a Second Language. In this summative task I will write a short essay about the main differences between teaching young learners and teaching adults based on the knowledge I have gained during my TEFL course. Learners above the age of 18 are considered adult students, while young learners are categorised under three groups. Very young learners are pre-school children under the age of...  [Read more]

Teach English in Tangshi Zhen - Chenzhou Shi - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Do you want to be TEFL or TESOL-certified and teach in Tangshi Zhen? Are you interested in teaching English in Chenzhou Shi? Check out ITTT’s online and in-class courses, Become certified to Teach English as a Foreign Language and start teaching English ONLINE or abroad! ITTT offers a wide variety of Online TEFL Courses and a great number of opportunities for English Teachers and for Teachers of English as a Second Language. Young learners and adults tend to have different modes when it comes to English learning due to a number of factors. This article is going to demonstrate some of the factors. Young learners are a special group of people in English learning and have to be treated differently, because they are unique in a number of ways. First, young learners tend to be self-...  [Read more]

Teach English in Anfeng Zhen - Taizhou Shi - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Do you want to be TEFL or TESOL-certified and teach in Anfeng Zhen? Are you interested in teaching English in Taizhou Shi? Check out ITTT’s online and in-class courses, Become certified to Teach English as a Foreign Language and start teaching English ONLINE or abroad! ITTT offers a wide variety of Online TEFL Courses and a great number of opportunities for English Teachers and for Teachers of English as a Second Language. 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 and material to keep them motivated and entertained. Teaching young learners the classrooms are most likely loud and engaged with a lot of verbal repetition and drilling...  [Read more]

Teach English in WudantalA Linchang - Tongliao Shi - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Do you want to be TEFL or TESOL-certified and teach in WudantalA Linchang? Are you interested in teaching English in Tongliao Shi? Check out ITTT’s online and in-class courses, Become certified to Teach English as a Foreign Language and start teaching English ONLINE or abroad! ITTT offers a wide variety of Online TEFL Courses and a great number of opportunities for English Teachers and for Teachers of English as a Second Language. With age in a student audience comes a complexity of teaching methods, approaches, and learning levels that affect one’s ability to retain knowledge and information within learning the English language. I will distinguish between the factors that have effects on young learners in contrast to adults. Adults are considered students who are eighteen years or...  [Read more]

Teach English in Huatang Zhen - Chenzhou Shi - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Do you want to be TEFL or TESOL-certified and teach in Huatang Zhen? Are you interested in teaching English in Chenzhou Shi? Check out ITTT’s online and in-class courses, Become certified to Teach English as a Foreign Language and start teaching English ONLINE or abroad! ITTT offers a wide variety of Online TEFL Courses and a great number of opportunities for English Teachers and for Teachers of English as a Second Language. Age is one of the most decisive factors in language learning. The first thing foreign language teachers should pay attention to here is the way in which young learners differ from adult learners. First of all, young students learn better through play, while adults are highly advanced in using their abstract and analytical intelligence. The second distinction that...  [Read more]

Teach English in Maihutu Zhen - Wulanchabu Shi — Ulanqab - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Do you want to be TEFL or TESOL-certified and teach in Maihutu Zhen? Are you interested in teaching English in Wulanchabu Shi — Ulanqab? Check out ITTT’s online and in-class courses, Become certified to Teach English as a Foreign Language and start teaching English ONLINE or abroad! ITTT offers a wide variety of Online TEFL Courses and a great number of opportunities for English Teachers and for Teachers of English as a Second Language. The differences between young students and adult ones are a large factor for teachers to consider in making plans about how and what to teach. Teachers must take into account students’ learning needs, expectations, cognitive abilities, and skills. For instance, when teaching language, teachers respect children's need to learn languages through play...  [Read more]

Teach English in erjia Zhen - Nantong Shi - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Do you want to be TEFL or TESOL-certified and teach in Erjia Zhen? Are you interested in teaching English in Nantong Shi? Check out ITTT’s online and in-class courses, Become certified to Teach English as a Foreign Language and start teaching English ONLINE or abroad! ITTT offers a wide variety of Online TEFL Courses and a great number of opportunities for English Teachers and for Teachers of English as a Second Language. I’ve been frequently asked in interviews about one question: “In what ways do you think teaching adults and teaching younger students are different?” As an English teacher in China who have taught both children and adults before, I’ve experienced the changes and differences when teaching these two group of students. I define young learners as K-12 students and...  [Read more]

Teach English in Miandu Zhen - Zhuzhou Shi - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Do you want to be TEFL or TESOL-certified and teach in Miandu Zhen? Are you interested in teaching English in Zhuzhou Shi? Check out ITTT’s online and in-class courses, Become certified to Teach English as a Foreign Language and start teaching English ONLINE or abroad! ITTT offers a wide variety of Online TEFL Courses and a great number of opportunities for English Teachers and for Teachers of English as a Second Language. Teaching is a great art which needs a lot of work and patience from the person who wants to become one. It takes time, hard work and experience to become a valuable teacher. I think that for being a great teacher you have to be gifted with the needed qualities, it is not enough to only study a specific course or to get a specific degree, you have to feel it in your...  [Read more]

Teach English in Dayan Gongye Yuanqu - Xiangyang Shi — Xiangfan - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Do you want to be TEFL or TESOL-certified and teach in Dayan Gongye Yuanqu? Are you interested in teaching English in Xiangyang Shi — Xiangfan? Check out ITTT’s online and in-class courses, Become certified to Teach English as a Foreign Language and start teaching English ONLINE or abroad! ITTT offers a wide variety of Online TEFL Courses and a great number of opportunities for English Teachers and for Teachers of English as a Second Language. People of all ages around the world wish to learn English, for varying reasons, and many begin this endeavor at different times in their lives. For teachers, it is important to understand that the approach to teaching English is not painted with a broad stroke across all ages of learners. To ensure that you reach your class in the most...  [Read more]

Teach English in PAnshi Zhen - Yongzhou Shi - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Do you want to be TEFL or TESOL-certified and teach in PAnshi Zhen? Are you interested in teaching English in Yongzhou Shi? Check out ITTT’s online and in-class courses, Become certified to Teach English as a Foreign Language and start teaching English ONLINE or abroad! ITTT offers a wide variety of Online TEFL Courses and a great number of opportunities for English Teachers and for Teachers of English as a Second Language. When starting a teaching career, it is necessary to be cognizant of the different difficulties of groups of learners one will encounter. This includes young learners, beginners, multilingual, adults, and many more. Each group has a different class attitude and learning ability. While there are hundreds of different teaching activities and styles, not all of them...  [Read more]

Teach English in GuoyingmaojiAshAn Linchang - Shiyan Shi - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Do you want to be TEFL or TESOL-certified and teach in GuoyingmaojiAshAn Linchang? Are you interested in teaching English in Shiyan Shi? Check out ITTT’s online and in-class courses, Become certified to Teach English as a Foreign Language and start teaching English ONLINE or abroad! ITTT offers a wide variety of Online TEFL Courses and a great number of opportunities for English Teachers and for Teachers of English as a Second Language. The capacity for learning is present in people of any and all ages and the desire for education and knowledge should be nurtured and celebrated to the best ability of not only the student but the educator as well. Because education is something that people seek out for the duration of their lives, the role and processes of an educator are incredibly...  [Read more]

Teach English in Liangshi Zhen - Hengyang Shi - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Do you want to be TEFL or TESOL-certified and teach in Liangshi Zhen? Are you interested in teaching English in Hengyang Shi? Check out ITTT’s online and in-class courses, Become certified to Teach English as a Foreign Language and start teaching English ONLINE or abroad! ITTT offers a wide variety of Online TEFL Courses and a great number of opportunities for English Teachers and for Teachers of English as a Second Language. What makes the language learning experience so different for young learners compared to adult learners? How do adults and children acquire a second language differently? What benefits do young learners possess over adults when it comes to acquiring a second language and vice versa? The following essay attempts to provide an answer to these questions but more...  [Read more]

Teach English in TAnggou Zhen - Lianyungang Shi - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Do you want to be TEFL or TESOL-certified and teach in TAnggou Zhen? Are you interested in teaching English in Lianyungang Shi? Check out ITTT’s online and in-class courses, Become certified to Teach English as a Foreign Language and start teaching English ONLINE or abroad! ITTT offers a wide variety of Online TEFL Courses and a great number of opportunities for English Teachers and for Teachers of English as a Second Language. Adults and young learners, or children, are very different from one other. Children at a stage in life in which they actively work to understand the world around them, whereas adults are at a stable intellectual level. One of the important challenges in effective education is understanding the differences between adults and children and developing an education...  [Read more]

Teach English in Nanhuatang Zhen - Shiyan Shi - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Do you want to be TEFL or TESOL-certified and teach in Nanhuatang Zhen? Are you interested in teaching English in Shiyan Shi? Check out ITTT’s online and in-class courses, Become certified to Teach English as a Foreign Language and start teaching English ONLINE or abroad! ITTT offers a wide variety of Online TEFL Courses and a great number of opportunities for English Teachers and for Teachers of English as a Second Language. What are the difference in learning modes of Young Learners vs adults? Many variances exist between teaching English as a Foreign Language to Young Learners vs adults. Despite these dissimilarities the fundamentals will remain the same. Teachers should motivate their students to communicate in the target language, and utilize students’ previous knowledge while...  [Read more]

Teach English in Lishi Zhen - Jingmen Shi - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Do you want to be TEFL or TESOL-certified and teach in Lishi Zhen? Are you interested in teaching English in Jingmen Shi? Check out ITTT’s online and in-class courses, Become certified to Teach English as a Foreign Language and start teaching English ONLINE or abroad! ITTT offers a wide variety of Online TEFL Courses and a great number of opportunities for English Teachers and for Teachers of English as a Second Language. A learning model is a complex of activities based on the main chosen approach which covers the demand of the group. There are four directions in languages studying: writing, listening, speaking and reading. Each of them is equally relevant and has its difficulties and tricky moments. In order to provide students with the sustainable development of their skills, a...  [Read more]

Teach English in Yingfengqiao Zhen - Yiyang Shi - ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ITTT


Do you want to be TEFL or TESOL-certified and teach in Yingfengqiao Zhen? Are you interested in teaching English in Yiyang Shi? Check out ITTT’s online and in-class courses, Become certified to Teach English as a Foreign Language and start teaching English ONLINE or abroad! ITTT offers a wide variety of Online TEFL Courses and a great number of opportunities for English Teachers and for Teachers of English as a Second Language. Mary Kirchdorfer Summative Task: Topic 16 TEFL Nov. 28th 2019 Learning Modes: Young Learners V. Adults This TEFL course covered a huge variety of topics, and it was all useful information for English teachers broadly. It had a nice balance of actual how-to-tasks (i.e. how to make a lesson), as well as guidance and advice dependent on the situation (i.e. how to...  [Read more]

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