TEFL 120-hour Course - Unit 15

 

This diary entry was completed after Chantelle finished unit 15. Unit 15 looks at different ways of evaluating and testing your students and the importance of doing so. Types of test covered include placement tests, progress tests, diagnostic tests, and practice tests. The unit also looks at the different external examinations students are likely to take such as TOEFL and IELTS.


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 chapter that with teaching pronunciation and phonology. One of the tools mentioned for teaching for knowledge of pronunciation was the international phonetic alphabet. It should be mentioned that this alphabet for this writing system is not commonly taught it all countries or an all school systems, and so there could be a learning curve just to implement a tool. That tool, then, may not be as effective. However in some countries, like China, the phonetic alphabet is commonly taught and so it may serve as a more useful tool then in other places.