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.

Using Literature and Graded Readers to Teach Reading

Literature is a rich source of language for English language students.  The universal themes, emotions and messages of great fiction writing speak to students of all ages and backgrounds.

The Dark Side of Classroom Management: Handling Aggressive Student Behaviour

In this session, we introduce different frameworks with which to analyze and understand aggressive student behaviour in the classroom.  The frameworks come from a variety of academic fields, including intercultural communication, education

Using Drama Activities to Teach Pronunciation

There are many drama activities that actors use to warm up their voices and improve their projection, enunciation and overall vocal delivery.

Listening Activities for Low Level Classes

Teaching low level students is very challenging because these students have a very limited amount of language knowledge to draw upon in order to complete even the most basic of language learning tasks.  When teaching listening to low level students, we have to keep two main strategies in mind.

Using Poetry Writing to Teach English

Poetry can be a great tool to use to teach English to our students. In this session, we first discuss why poetry writing is a useful and motivating activity for English language students of all ages, levels and backgrounds.

A Basic Curriculum Design Framework

Many of the courses we teach to prepare students to succeed in a particular workplace have to be customized to meet the specific language and culture demands of that workplace. As a result, workplace preparation teachers often become course designers out of necessity.

Building Content for a Workplace Preparation Course

This course takes participants through a very simple framework for defining culture that can be used to analyze workplace culture. By applying this framework in an analytical process, you can begin to understand the depth and complexity of a workplace culture.

Techniques and Tips for Teaching Professional/Business English

Continued and accelerated globalization has put increased pressures on business people and professionals to be able to communicate in English at a more and more sophisticated level.

Using E-mail in a Professional Context

E-mail is well-established as an essential communication tool for any professional context. Unfortunately, many professionals get themselves into trouble by not understanding the nature of e-mail as a communication tool or by misusing it.

The Realities of Multicultural Management

Management in any type of organization is a challenging endeavour. Management in an education setting that also involves individuals from a variety of cultural backgrounds is even more challenging.

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