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.
It is extremely important to understand who you are teaching, what level they are and their motivation. Different groups bring with them different advantages and disadvantages. Children bring curiosity and have an inherent ability to learn a new language more quickly and easily. They also may being with them shorter attention spans and disciplinary issues. Adults lack the ease of learning and may be less curious. However, there may be greater motivation and certainly there should be no behavioral issues, unless they belong to a special needs group.