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Macmillan Tearch Training 2010

  1. 1. Teach English around the World 「國際牌」老師必備的一張證書 Christina Chang
  2. 2. What motivates you to be here? To be up-to-date to recent developments To improve my teaching practice To get acquainted with other participants To share experiences, problems, & successesYou are seeking for a change and improvement.2
  3. 3. Development does not just happen with time, it happens with awareness. An awareness of a need to change TEACHER DEVELOPMENT Awareness, reflection and sharing The Weekly Column, By Graciela Miller de Arechaga3
  4. 4. Task 1: Let’s say you are a parent of a 7-year-old boy. What are important to you when choosing an English teacher for your son?4
  5. 5. Task 1: a good command of English a sound academic background good interpersonal relationship good communication skills motivating students to learn having a love for the art of teaching well-prepared, creative, and using various teaching methods strict others :____________________________________5
  6. 6. Three core teacher characteristicsthat help to create an effective learning environment Respect: Being positive and non judgmental in regards to another person Empathy: Being able to see things from another person’s point of view Authenticity: Being yourself without egoistic barriers or hiding behind a job title Carl Roger, an American psychologist6
  7. 7. Task 2:What worries you in your current working fields?7
  8. 8. Worries about:Students: some negative attitudes some difficulties that students have in their learning processOurselves: lack of confidence language proficiency8
  9. 9. When was the last time you presented a New idea for the First time?9
  10. 10. frustrated novice teacher routine expert adaptive expertSchwartz, Bransford, Sears, Efficiency and Innovation in Transfer, p2910
  11. 11. Task 3: in five years? Am I competitive enough?11
  12. 12. Task 4:How do you improve your own practice? Attend Discuss seminars with other teachers Teacher’s development Read some ideas Observe others’ & try them out lessons12
  13. 13. The Experiential Learning Cycle Do Prepare Recall Conclude Reflect Jim Scrivener, Learning Teaching, Chapter 1 Classrooms at work p2013
  14. 14. English Language Teaching QualificationsTeachers whoa. have the required level of English proficiency andb. have a recognised language teaching qualification14
  15. 15. Cambridge ESOL Exams & CEFR15
  16. 16. WHY A TEACHINGCERTIFICATE? To teachers To employers To parents16
  17. 17. Teaching Awards TKT (Teaching Knowledge Test) CELTA (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults) DELTA (Diploma in English Language Teaching to Adults)17
  18. 18. An important stepping stone in your career
  19. 19. What is TKT? It stands for the Teaching Knowledge Test It is developed by Cambridge ESOL, offered international. It offers free-standing modules.19
  20. 20. Aims to increase teachers’ confidence and enhance job prospects to focus on the core teaching knowledge needed by teachers of primary, secondary or adult learners, anywhere in the world20
  21. 21. TKT content outline TKT consists of three modules Task types: matching, sequencing, 3-option multiple choice and odd one out For each module, 80 questions in 80 mins Each questions carries 1 mark21
  22. 22. Module 1 — Language and background tolanguage learning and teaching: 3 parts describing language and language skills background to language learning background to language teaching22
  23. 23. Module 2 — Planning lessons and use ofresources for language teaching: 2 parts planning and preparing a lesson or sequence of lessons selection and use of resources and materials23
  24. 24. Module 3 — Managing the teaching andlearning process: 2 parts teachers and learners language in the classroom classroom management24
  25. 25. How are results reported? Band A candidate at this level demonstrates 1 Limited knowledge of TKT content areas 2 Basic, but systematic knowledge of TKT content areas 3 Breadth and depth of knowledge of TKT content areas 4 Extensive knowledge of TKT content areas25
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  27. 27. Resources
  28. 28. The Recommended Books •Macmillan Books for Teachers Title Author Module 1 Module 2 Module 3Learning Teaching Jim Scrivener Ѵ Ѵ ѴAn A-Z of ELT Scott Thornbury Ѵ Ѵ ѴTeaching Practice Roger Gower Ѵ ѴHandbook Diane Phillips Steven WaltersChildren Learning Jayne Moon Ѵ ѴEnglish28
  29. 29. www.onestopenglish.comThe Recommended Websites29
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  32. 32. Contact us:Cambridge ESOL Taiwan劍橋大學ESOL考試院台灣辦事處TEL: (02) 2311-9393FAX: (02) 32