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Success on your Certificate Course in English Language Teaching : A guide to becoming a teacher in ELT/TESOL.

By: Publisher: London : SAGE Publications, 2006Copyright date: ©2006Edition: 1st edDescription: 1 online resource (227 pages)Content type:
  • text
Media type:
  • computer
Carrier type:
  • online resource
ISBN:
  • 9781847878717
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: Success on your Certificate Course in English Language Teaching : A guide to becoming a teacher in ELT/TESOLDDC classification:
  • 370.711
LOC classification:
  • PE1128.A2 -- B67 2006eb
Online resources:
Contents:
Cover Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Chapter 1: Setting the scene -- English Language Teaching -- Who this book is for -- Why do people take ELT/TESOL certificate courses? -- The aims of this book -- to clarify the field of ELT/TESOL -- to enable you to identify a good certificate course -- to help you to succeed on your certificate course -- to help you prepare for employment in ELT/TESOL -- About the author -- Using this book -- Chapter 2: Introducing English Language Teaching -- ELT,TESOL, EFL? A look at the language -- the profession -- the people -- the language -- ELT as a profession -- English as a medium of instruction -- The scope of ELT -- Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and ELT -- Snapshots of a career in ELT -- What kind of people go into ELT? -- Is ELT for you? -- 'But I'm not a native speaker …' -- 'I don't know the first thing about grammar …' -- Introducing English Language Teaching: Key points to take away with you -- Chapter 3: Becoming qualified -- Why should you become qualified? -- The development of initial English language teacher training -- A quality qualification -- validation -- supervised teaching practice and guided observation -- recognition and reputation -- centre staff, facilities and procedures -- course selection criteria and process: a summary -- Taking a certificate course: some alternatives -- full-time courses -- part-time courses -- other ways of taking a certificate course -- Becoming qualified: Key points to take away with you -- Chapter 4: Knowing your certificate course -- Why certificate courses are as they are -- standardization -- syllabus statements -- the CELTA, CertTESOL and TESOL Certificate: some similarities -- the CELTA and CertTESOL: some differences -- course components -- a three-way learning opportunity -- The syllabus in action -- input.
supervised teaching practice -- lesson planning -- feedback -- guided observation -- written assignments -- assessment: what to expect -- Knowing your certificate course: Key points to take away with you -- Chapter 5: Getting started -- ON YOUR MARKS: applying for a place -- snapshot of the application stage -- completing an application form -- learning from pre-course tasks -- examples of pre-course tasks -- pre-course task strategies -- the interview -- seven steps to interview success -- GET SET: pre-course preparations -- GO: first days -- snapshot of early days -- Getting started: Key points to take away with you -- Chapter 6: Learning -- Workshops -- an example workshop schedule -- the foreign language lesson -- Observing -- peer observation -- observing experienced teachers -- observation tasks -- Written assignments -- four assignments -- 'Lessons from the classroom': an example of a completed assignment -- tackling written assignments -- your ten-point plan for tackling written assignments -- A time for all things -- the course as springboard -- learning opportunity or learning support? -- organize yourself: the personal planner -- Learning: Key points to take away with you -- Chapter 7: Teaching -- Teaching practice -- teaching practice points -- lesson planning -- making steady progress -- managing performance nerves -- practising, not performing -- your essentials for teaching practice survival -- Giving and receiving feedback -- your guiding principles for effective feedback -- Teaching: Key points to take away with you -- Chapter 8: Working together -- Working with language learners -- monolingual and multilingual classes -- proficiency and level -- what levels mean for you -- the influence of a learner's first language -- Working with fellow participants -- ways of working -- collaboration matters -- your teaching team performance plan.
when teams go wrong -- if your team needs help … -- Working together: Key points to take away with you -- Chapter 9: Succeeding -- Introduction -- using the sixteen strategies for certificate success -- Sixteen strategies for certificate success -- Succeeding: Key points to take away with you -- Chapter 10: Being qualified -- Early days in the life of a teacher in ELT/TESOL -- The job hunt: issues and strategies -- A viable position with a reputable employer -- Your new teaching job: how to survive the first weeks -- Continuing to learn -- Being qualified: Key points to take away with you -- References -- Index.
Summary: This book is an invaluable guide to anyone thinking of enrolling in one of the many short pre-service courses that lead to the award of a certificate in English Language Teaching (ELT) or Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). With a clear and concise structure that follows your general interest in TESOL right through to the intricacies of the course itself, it can be used from initial research stages to final qualifications, and beyond. Brandt's decades of experience in this field across the globe shine through.
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Cover Page -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents -- Acknowledgements -- Chapter 1: Setting the scene -- English Language Teaching -- Who this book is for -- Why do people take ELT/TESOL certificate courses? -- The aims of this book -- to clarify the field of ELT/TESOL -- to enable you to identify a good certificate course -- to help you to succeed on your certificate course -- to help you prepare for employment in ELT/TESOL -- About the author -- Using this book -- Chapter 2: Introducing English Language Teaching -- ELT,TESOL, EFL? A look at the language -- the profession -- the people -- the language -- ELT as a profession -- English as a medium of instruction -- The scope of ELT -- Linguistics, Applied Linguistics and ELT -- Snapshots of a career in ELT -- What kind of people go into ELT? -- Is ELT for you? -- 'But I'm not a native speaker …' -- 'I don't know the first thing about grammar …' -- Introducing English Language Teaching: Key points to take away with you -- Chapter 3: Becoming qualified -- Why should you become qualified? -- The development of initial English language teacher training -- A quality qualification -- validation -- supervised teaching practice and guided observation -- recognition and reputation -- centre staff, facilities and procedures -- course selection criteria and process: a summary -- Taking a certificate course: some alternatives -- full-time courses -- part-time courses -- other ways of taking a certificate course -- Becoming qualified: Key points to take away with you -- Chapter 4: Knowing your certificate course -- Why certificate courses are as they are -- standardization -- syllabus statements -- the CELTA, CertTESOL and TESOL Certificate: some similarities -- the CELTA and CertTESOL: some differences -- course components -- a three-way learning opportunity -- The syllabus in action -- input.

supervised teaching practice -- lesson planning -- feedback -- guided observation -- written assignments -- assessment: what to expect -- Knowing your certificate course: Key points to take away with you -- Chapter 5: Getting started -- ON YOUR MARKS: applying for a place -- snapshot of the application stage -- completing an application form -- learning from pre-course tasks -- examples of pre-course tasks -- pre-course task strategies -- the interview -- seven steps to interview success -- GET SET: pre-course preparations -- GO: first days -- snapshot of early days -- Getting started: Key points to take away with you -- Chapter 6: Learning -- Workshops -- an example workshop schedule -- the foreign language lesson -- Observing -- peer observation -- observing experienced teachers -- observation tasks -- Written assignments -- four assignments -- 'Lessons from the classroom': an example of a completed assignment -- tackling written assignments -- your ten-point plan for tackling written assignments -- A time for all things -- the course as springboard -- learning opportunity or learning support? -- organize yourself: the personal planner -- Learning: Key points to take away with you -- Chapter 7: Teaching -- Teaching practice -- teaching practice points -- lesson planning -- making steady progress -- managing performance nerves -- practising, not performing -- your essentials for teaching practice survival -- Giving and receiving feedback -- your guiding principles for effective feedback -- Teaching: Key points to take away with you -- Chapter 8: Working together -- Working with language learners -- monolingual and multilingual classes -- proficiency and level -- what levels mean for you -- the influence of a learner's first language -- Working with fellow participants -- ways of working -- collaboration matters -- your teaching team performance plan.

when teams go wrong -- if your team needs help … -- Working together: Key points to take away with you -- Chapter 9: Succeeding -- Introduction -- using the sixteen strategies for certificate success -- Sixteen strategies for certificate success -- Succeeding: Key points to take away with you -- Chapter 10: Being qualified -- Early days in the life of a teacher in ELT/TESOL -- The job hunt: issues and strategies -- A viable position with a reputable employer -- Your new teaching job: how to survive the first weeks -- Continuing to learn -- Being qualified: Key points to take away with you -- References -- Index.

This book is an invaluable guide to anyone thinking of enrolling in one of the many short pre-service courses that lead to the award of a certificate in English Language Teaching (ELT) or Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). With a clear and concise structure that follows your general interest in TESOL right through to the intricacies of the course itself, it can be used from initial research stages to final qualifications, and beyond. Brandt's decades of experience in this field across the globe shine through.

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