Teaching Special Groups in ESL - The 5 Student Groups


There are many different types of groups of students that you will encounter when teaching English as a foreign language. This video introduces you to the five different types of student groups.

Below you can read feedback from an ITTT graduate regarding one section of their online TEFL certification course. Each of our online courses is broken down into concise units that focus on specific areas of English language teaching. This convenient, highly structured design means that you can quickly get to grips with each section before moving onto the next.

This unit has identified how to effectively use verbal and non-verbal communication in a classroom setting. It also recognized different student grouping (with its advantages and disadvantages) and classroom arrangement suitable for different activities being engaged with. The unit outlined several practical ways that the teacher could establish rapport with the students, and also among the students themselves. To close with, the unit inculcated in the teacher how to maintain discipline and how to respond to problem behavior.