Experienced

If you are an experienced teacher, you have up to ten years of teaching experience. You are still trying out teaching different types of classes and different language proficiency levels. The videos in this category provide learning experiences on more focused topics in English language teaching to take your skills and knowledge to a deeper level and give you a larger repertoire of tools and techniques to draw upon.

Managing Change in Your Language Program

It goes without saying that the world is constantly changing at an increasingly fast rate.  Learning to keep up with this rapid change is one of our biggest challenges as managers today.

Writing Activities for Low Level Classes

The language skill of writing can be very overwhelming for low level students.

Teaching Critical Reading Skills

Higher level students, particularly those who are looking to move into higher education studies at an English-speaking university, need to learn to read critically.

Using Debates to Teach English

Debating, a formal process to follow to argue a point or position, is an effective communication task to include in speaking classes in order to give students the opportunity to work on key speaking skills.

Teaching Critical Thinking Skills

English for Academic Purposes (EAP) students have quite a challenge ahead of them.

Using Flash Cards to Teach Vocabulary

When teaching vocabulary we want to reinforce the information we are giving students verbally and in writing with visual information. This allows us to provide further visual information that visual learners can process to go along with the verbal information for auditory learners.

Teaching Students 'Unstress'

In this session, we look at the importance of stress in determining the intelligibility of student pronunciation.  One of four main components of the suprasegmental features of pronunciation, stress is often overlooked in our teaching

Management Through Coaching

Managing is no longer about ordering our staff around or demanding that they do this or that.  Managing is about helping our staff to do the best job possible.  One of the most widely used definitions of management in this new approach is "the job of getting things done through others".

Context Matters: WHERE you Teach Affects HOW you Teach

When we plan and teach our English language courses and lessons, our focus is usually on the language learning activities and materials we will use to meet student needs.  Lost in this planning and teaching process is the impact of the context in which we are teaching.

Techniques for Fully Exploiting a Listening Text

In this session, we introduce three different lesson patterns to use to fully exploit all of the language learning potential in a listening text.  The first lesson pattern exploits the listening text for both meaning and form.

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