Learn to: Put an EFL course programme together from scratch Let your students loose in skills classes – from reading to listening Deliver grammar lessons in a logical and intuitive way Cope with different age groups and capabilities Your one-stop guide to a career that will take you places If you thought that teaching a language that's second nature to you would be easy, think again! Explaining grammar, or teaching correct pronunciation while simultaneously developing your own skills as a teacher can be a huge challenge. Whether you're on a training course or have already started teaching, this book will help launch your career and give you the confidence and expertise you need to be a brilliant teacher. Make an educated decision – decide between the various courses, qualifications and job locations available to you Start from scratch – plan well-structured lessons and develop successful and effective teaching techniques Focus on skills – from reading and writing, to listening and speaking, get your students sounding and feeling fluent Get your head around grammar – teach students to put sentences together, recognise tenses and use adjectives and adverbs All shapes and sizes – tailor your lessons to younger learners, one-to-ones, exam classes and Business English learners Open the book and find: TEFL, TESOL, EFL – what all the acronyms mean The best course books and materials to supplement your teaching Advice on running your class and handling difficulties Lesson plans that you can use in the classroom Activities and exercises to keep your students on their toes Constructive ways to correct and assess your students' performance Ways to inject some fun into your classes Insider information on the best jobs around the world 'An invaluable manual for anyone thinking of embarking on a TEFL journey. Michelle Maxom's step-by-step guide provides practical tips to get you started and offers key advice to help unleash the creative English language teacher within.' – Claire Woollam, Director of Studies & a Teacher Trainer at Language Link London
Genre: Foreign Language Study, Editor: John Wiley & Sons, Pages: 396 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 1119992281


For the many categories of EFL teachers throughout the world, this book examines the main principles which concern them. By drawing upon their experience the authors have indicated a modern and practical approach.
Genre: Education, Editor: Routledge, Pages: 256 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781134930753


This creative book focuses on teaching English as a foreign or second language. It is designed for use by self-motivated teachers of EFL/ESL who seek to maximize their own potential as teachers and, in doing so, maximize the learning of their students. The book includes information about exploration of teaching, classroom interaction and management, teaching materials and media, culture and the sojourning teacher, as well as how language instructors can teach students listening, conversation, reading, and writing skills. It can be used by EFL/ESL teachers nor formally trained in teaching English to students of other languages and by individuals who wish to increase their teaching skills through independent self-study. The book is appropriate for use in preservice teaching programs and inservice development programs. Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language is unique in emphasizing self-development as central to being an EFL/ESL teacher. Each chapter presents a set of questions directly relevant to teaching and includes advice on teaching problems. An appendix provides addresses, phoned numbers, and information on professional journals and publishing houses.
Genre: Foreign Language Study, Editor: University of Michigan Press ELT, Pages: 300 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 0472082310


An introductory textbook that assumes no prior knowledge of linguistics or second language acquisition, this book presents a comprehensive overview of the theoretical foundations, methods and practices of Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) for pre-service teachers. Lennon covers the theoretical bases for TEFL and addresses second language-acquisition research, past and present EFL teaching methodology, as well as psychological and social approaches to individual language-learner variation. Further chapters provide extensive yet accessible coverage on essential foundational topics, including chapters on pronunciation, grammar, vocabulary, literature and testing. Offering a sociocultural approach in which the teacher is seen as a facilitator and supporter of students’ self-directed learning, this text provides the prospective teacher with the knowledge and skills to be an effective educator in the EFL classroom. The targeted EFL focus makes this book ideal for pre-service teachers and for teacher training programmes around the world. Each chapter includes a Food for Thought section with questions for reflection and a Further Reading list.
Genre: Education, Editor: Routledge, Pages: 352 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781000088960


Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language, 2/E provides a comprehensive, up-to-date introduction to teaching ESL/EFL and gives both experienced and prospective teachers the theoretical background and practical applications they need to succeed. Original contributions from 36 acknowledged specialists in the areas of Methodology, Language Skills, Integrated Approaches, Learner Variables, and teacher Skills offer a variety of perspectives and show future instructors which methods, materials, and resources can and should be utilized in their classrooms.
Genre: English language, Editor: , Pages: 600 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: UCSC:32106009961134


A subject-specific guide for teachers to supplement professional development and provide resources for lesson planning. Approaches to learning and teaching English as a Second Language is the result of close collaboration between Cambridge University Press and Cambridge International Examinations. Considering the local and global contexts when planning and teaching an international syllabus, the title presents ideas in the context of ESL with practical examples that help put theory into context. Teachers can download online tools for lesson planning from our website. This book is ideal support for those studying professional development qualifications or international PGCEs.
Genre: Education, Editor: Cambridge University Press, Pages: 153 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781316639009


This new edition of Teach EFL is the ultimate practical reference guide to teaching English as a Foreign Language. 'Riddell's book is a classic - it answers all those questions new language teachers have....covers an amazing amount in a clear accessible way.' David Carr, Director of Teacher Training International House London This book is packed with information on: -effective teaching techniques. -sound classroom management. -practical lesson planning. -successful job hunting and career development. This is an indispensable book for all new and experienced EFL teachers: a step-by-step guide on what to teach and how to teach it. This edition has been fully revised to include: -up-to-date information on technology as an aid to learning. -comprehensive information on the increasingly popular task-based learning. -invaluable advice on making the transition from learning to teaching. -clear guidance on ongoing professional development. -useful examples of teaching in different international contexts. Rely on Teach Yourself, trusted by learners for over 75 years.
Genre: Foreign Language Study, Editor: Teach Yourself, Pages: 288 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781473601178


Diese Einführung in englischer Sprache präsentiert in 14 Kapiteln die grundlegenden Themen und Gegenstandsbereiche der Englischdidaktik. Gleichermaßen praxisnah wie theoretisch fundiert, behandelt der Band zentrale Prinzipien und Kompetenzbereiche eines modernen Fremdsprachenunterrichts. Ausgehend von den zentralen Akteur/innen (Lehrende und Lernende) und mit Blick auf die Teilbereiche der Sprach-, Literatur- und Kulturdidaktik werden zudem Vorschläge für den Einsatz unterschiedlicher Materialien und Medien diskutiert. Weitere Kapitel widmen sich den institutionellen Organisationsstrukturen und dem Bereich Assessment/Diagnose. Der Band erscheint in zweifarbiger Gestaltung, mit Definitionen und Beispielen sowie mit zahlreichen Abbildungen. This comprehensive introduction presents the fundamental topics and issues of TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) in 14 chapters. Integrating both profound theoretical and creative practical considerations, the central principles and competence domains of modern foreign language teaching are discussed. Starting with the main classroom agents (teachers and learners), the chapters outline a variety of content areas (language, literature, cultural issues) and thoroughly review materials, media and methods. Additional chapters are concerned with the historical development of English language teaching, its current institutional organisation as well as assessment and evaluation.
Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines, Editor: Springer, Pages: 298 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9783476044808


David Nunan’s dynamic learner-centered teaching style has informed and inspired countless TESOL educators around the world. In this fresh, straightforward introduction to teaching English to speakers of other languages he presents teaching techniques and procedures along with the underlying theory and principles. Complex theories and research studies are explained in a clear and comprehensible, yet non-trivial, manner without trivializing them. Practical examples of how to develop teaching materials and tasks from sound principles provide rich illustrations of theoretical constructs. The content is presented through a lively variety of different textual genres including classroom vignettes showing language teaching in action, question and answer sessions, and opportunities to ‘eavesdrop’ on small group discussions among teachers and teachers in preparation. Readers get involved through engaging, interactive pedagogical features and opportunities for reflection and personal application. Each chapter follows the same format so that readers know what to expect as they work through the text. Key terms are defined in a Glossary at the end of the book. David Nunan’s own reflections and commentaries throughout enrich the direct, up-close style of the text.
Genre: Foreign Language Study, Editor: Routledge, Pages: 204 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9781317580430


This edited collection brings together papers by eminent scholars who attempt to demonstrate how challenges can most successfully be ameliorated with an eye to enhancing the effectiveness of the processes of language teaching and learning. In Part One, emphasis is placed on challenges that second language education has to face, both those more general, dealing with language policy issues, and those more specific, concerned with instructional options in the language classroom. Part Two focuses on challenges involved in researching the processes of teaching and learning in the second and foreign languages classroom, both with respect to research methodology and efforts to tap some variables impinging upon the effects of instruction. Finally, Part Three is devoted to challenges involved in second and foreign language teacher education, the quality of which to a large extent determines the outcomes of second language education in any educational context.
Genre: Education, Editor: Springer, Pages: 344 in PDF, Epub, Mobi, ISBN: 9783319669755