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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.

Unit 16 covered conditionals and reported speech. Conditionals are sentences that connect 2 clauses of past, present or future. Typically this achieved through "if"/"when" expressions. Therefore, conditionals have two clauses, the "if" clause and the main clause. There are 5 main conditionals; zero, first, second, third, and mixed. Also covered in this unit was reported speech and direct speech. I had the most difficulty with this section as I was surprised by some of the reported speech time expressions (for example 'yesterday' becomes 'the day before').