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This is a presentation prepared for a workshop on the roles of teachers for a TKT course.

This is a presentation prepared for a workshop on the roles of teachers for a TKT course.

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  • 1. Teacher roles – TKT module 3 by Aleksandra Sekulić
  • 2. Learning outcomes
    • By the end of this session you will be able to:
    • define teacher roles
    • explain different roles involved in a sample lesson
    • select teacher roles appropriate to different activities
  • 3. Teacher roles
    • Teacher roles
    • A   DIAGNOSTICIAN - Finds out the needs and interests of students
    • B   PLANNER - Chooses materials and/or methodology before the course or lesson
    • C   MANAGER - Manages students and activities during class time
  • 4. Teacher activities
    • Teacher activities
    • The teacher asks a noisy student to speak more quietly.
    • The teacher invites students to suggest topics for course content.
    • The teacher wants to identify gaps in their knowledge so she asks students to brainstorm crime vocabulary.
    • The teacher decides which coursebook activities will fit into the time available for the lesson.
    • The teacher finds a video to fit the topic of the unit.
    • The teacher gives students a questionnaire in order to find out more about their learning styles and preferences.
  • 5. Teacher roles
    • Planner
    • Informer
    • Manager
    • Involver
    • Diagnostician
    • Language resource
    • Teacher has planned the lesson and materials
    • Providing Ls with information about language and tasks; checking/clarifying language
    • Organising activity, explaining what to do; guiding Ls and managing activity; managing class groupings, ineraction, handing out info-gap sheets;
    • Encouraging Ls to paricipate, contribute ideas (e.g. Through brainstorming)
    • Checking activity is working, listening to identify Ls’ strengths and weaknesses in language and skills
    • Helping with/ modelling/ giving feedback on language; answering language questions
  • 6. Teacher roles
    • Facilitator
    • Counsellor
    • Monitor
    • Assessor
    • Encouraging Ls to participate, contribute ideas; guiding Ls, checking/clarifying language;
    • This involves teacher providing support and advice on e.g. language and performance problems, etc. No direct evidence of this role from lesson notes, but it’s possible teacher may need to take on this role at any time in the lesson
    • Checking; observing;
    • Occuring throughout the lesson, as the teacher is constantly collecting information about Ls’ work through observing them, and maybe asking/interacting with them at times; giving feedback on performance
  • 7. Reflection
    • Think about the types of lesson you normally teach:
    • Which roles are you often involved in?
    • Are there any roles you have less experience of? Which you might try in future lessons?
  • 8.
    • Thank you and good luck with your future work 