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Good Afternoon!

Language Learning Experience
@
Asian College of Teachers
(http://www.teflindia.com)
Presentation by: Umli Miuli
Past Experiences!
• Travel & Tourism
• Online Media
• International NGO
– Greenpeace
• National
Health
Mission
• A trichol...
TESOL Beginning – Mixed Feelings
• Unclear thoughts
• Mixed feelings
• Willingness to
learn though
• Knowing
the trainers
...
Foreign Language Learning Sessions
Remember Setswana?
A: Dummellarra/ Dummellamma
B: Dummellamma/ Dummellarra
A: O Tsogile...
Difficulties Faced
Foreign Language learners’ challenges:
• Not a first or second language.
• Different pronunciation.
What helped?
 Picture...
Observation, Learning & Teaching
• Task based learning.
• Lots of warmers and activities.
• Effective Lesson Plan.
• To un...
Peer Teach & Teaching Practices
• Opportunity to put the learning into practice.
• Face and understand real classroom situ...
Overcoming Inhibitions
Supportive Peers
Bonus takeaways – friends, food &
memories
Exploring the city
Thank You! 
Keep Smiling
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TEFL Courses India

  1. 1. Good Afternoon! 
  2. 2. Language Learning Experience @ Asian College of Teachers (http://www.teflindia.com) Presentation by: Umli Miuli
  3. 3. Past Experiences! • Travel & Tourism • Online Media • International NGO – Greenpeace • National Health Mission • A trichology centre, dance company and carpool start-up.
  4. 4. TESOL Beginning – Mixed Feelings • Unclear thoughts • Mixed feelings • Willingness to learn though • Knowing the trainers and peers
  5. 5. Foreign Language Learning Sessions Remember Setswana? A: Dummellarra/ Dummellamma B: Dummellamma/ Dummellarra A: O Tsogile Jang? B: Ke Tsogile tsentlerra/ tsentlemma. And Bengali? A: Nomoskar! B: Nomoskar! A: Ami apnake ki bhabe shahajyo korte pari? B: Amaar ekta bhaat, dal, aur torkari chai.
  6. 6. Difficulties Faced
  7. 7. Foreign Language learners’ challenges: • Not a first or second language. • Different pronunciation. What helped?  Pictures  Modeling  White board writing  Translation  Practice
  8. 8. Observation, Learning & Teaching • Task based learning. • Lots of warmers and activities. • Effective Lesson Plan. • To unlearn. • Trainer and learner bonding. • Learning to appreciate. • Team work • Peer bonding and coordination.
  9. 9. Peer Teach & Teaching Practices • Opportunity to put the learning into practice. • Face and understand real classroom situation. • Learning class management. • Scope for self • assessment and • improvement. • Confidence boost.
  10. 10. Overcoming Inhibitions
  11. 11. Supportive Peers
  12. 12. Bonus takeaways – friends, food & memories
  13. 13. Exploring the city
  14. 14. Thank You!  Keep Smiling

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