Here's what you will learn on the course.
Unit 1 - Warmers
Introducing yourself, getting to know each other, reducing inhibitions.
Unit 2 - Classroom management
Arranging the classroom and managing your students.
Unit 3 - Getting the students to speak
Inventive ways to elicit from the students, using pictures, mime and gesture
Unit 4 - Introduction to grammar
A first look at some of the English tenses. What is the Present Perfect exactly?
Unit 5 - Foreign language lesson
A beginners lesson: find out what it's like to be on the receiving end.
Unit 6 - Controlled Practice
Practice activities: why we use them and some ideas for the classroom
Unit 7 - Free Practice
Using role play and other activities to bring your lessons to life.
Unit 8 - Games
How games can improve the learning experience.
Unit 9 - More warmers
More ideas for the classroom
Unit 10 - Functions
Teaching everyday English words and phrases.
Unit 11 - Lesson planning, preparation & practice
How to plan a TEFL lesson & giving your first lesson Teaching English overseas
Unit 12 - More warmers
A little warmer for your second day.
Unit 13 - Needs analysis & understanding levels
Assessing new students and understanding different levels of students.
Unit 14 - Pronunciation
The sounds, stress, intonation & rhythm of the English language.
Unit 15 - Correcting errors
How and when to correct in the classroom.
Unit 16 - Teaching Skills
How to teach reading & listening in the classroom.
Unit 17 - Grammar
A more in-depth look into tenses (Warning! Includes fun).
Unit 18 - Lesson planning, preparation & practice
Give your Second TEFL lesson
Unit 19 - Finding work abroad
How to find your first teaching English job.
Ready-to-print lessons with every weekend course!
Edinburgh Training Centre
16 St. Mary's Street,
Edinburgh EH1 1SU,
Tel: 0131 538 8333
Follow the signs for the City centre and Edinburgh Training Centre is just off the Royal Mile, located halfway along St Marys Street.
If you are arriving by car, then there are three multi-storey car parks just a few minutes walk from Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue. There is a concessionary rate at the St John's Hill NCP car park— to get a 20% discount you just need to get your parking ticket validated by the receptionist at the ETC.
Leave the station by the steps to Market Street (or by the main pedestrian exit to Waverley Bridge, turning left then left again into Market Street). Cross Market Street along from the City Art Centre and turn left, going under the large decorated bridge. Bear right into Jeffrey Street past Jury's Hotel to the junction (traffic lights) with the High Street. Cross the High Street into St Mary's Street (continuation of Jeffrey Street) and the training centre is down the hill on the left (situated between Slanji and the Russian Shop).