Getting started with the ELT Training Library (AAA01)
Start here! This course will provide a brief overview how the ELT Training Library can help you. Whether you've subscribed individually, or whether your organisation has got its own custom site, you've now got a fantastic range of expert...
Getting Started with Genre-Based Writing. (gs002b)
In this course, you will learn how to teach writing in a way that is realistic, enjoyable and relevant to your learners. Rather than teaching writing out of context, make the most of everyday text types that learners are familiar with, and teach...
Getting Started with Group Dynamics. (GS01b)
Have you ever had a wonderful group? Have you ever had a difficult group? What made them like that? Most teachers are aware that some groups simply 'work' better than others. Why is this? And is there anything we can do as teachers to improve the...
Basic Classroom Management.
Getting on top of the basics of classroom management is a core requirement for effective teaching and learning. This course will show you how to organise the physical layout of your classroom and explore the impacts of different layouts on...
Culture Differences in Everyday Life.
This course is part of our mini-series on intercultural communication. Make sure you have already done the introductory course: "Getting Started with Intercultural Awareness" before you do this one. You may also like to do the course "How culture...
Digging Deeper into Word Classes: Overview.
This series of courses is designed to help you deeply understand the various word classes (parts of speech), so you can confidently understand the differences between nouns, verbs, adjectives and adverbs in English, even in potentially difficult...
Digging Deeper into Word Classes: Specifics.
The first course in this series (Digging Deeper into Word Classes) will have introduced you to some linguistic concepts which are relevant to understanding word classes. In this course, we apply those concepts to the four major English word...
Error Correction Techniques.
In this second course about error, we take a deep dive into correction techniques. We look at a range of practical ways to correct both written and spoken work. We begin by considering when is actually the best time to correct spoken errors –...
Fostering Group Dynamics in Regular Classroom Activities.
In a busy teaching environment with a syllabus to follow and exams to prepare for, there may seem little time for the apparent luxury of group dynamics activities. This course offers some practical, instantly useable, suggestions, for activities...
Getting Started Teaching Vocabulary.
This course provides a good foundation for how to teach vocabulary in the classroom. It covers classic pitfalls to avoid, which vocabulary to teach, and how to teach it for the first time. Author: Joanna Smith