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Creating a Good Learning
Environment
 Discouragement /
criticism / put-down
 Passive listening
 Not relevant to personal
interest
 Encouragement / praise
 Interactive
 Relevant to student’s
personal interests and
goals.
1
An environment that contains tension or anxiety can make the
student unavailable for learning. Keep your lessons:
Positive
Interactive
Relevant
2
3
4
Multi-Sensory Teaching
5
Retaining information
6
• Hear only 20%
• See and hear 40%
• See, hear, and do 80%
Lesson Planning
7
8
Components of a Lesson Plan
• Conversations
• Vocabulary
• Pronunciation
• Formal English Skills
• Life Survival Skills
• Reading and Writing
• Homework
9
Conversation
English Skills
Life Skills
Lesson
Make your lessons:
Learner centered
Relevant
Purposeful
Flexible
10
Before your first lesson:
You will -
 have met your student at the office.
 have agreed on a time and place to meet.
 know your student’s learning level and goals.
 have prepared a phone dialogue for your student to use
to cancel a class.
 probably NOT have chosen a book to use with your
student.
11
Guide for First ESL Lesson
 Don’t try to do too much.
 Do some informal assessment.
 Speak English as much as possible.
 Keep corrections to a minimum.
 Speak naturally.
12
Ideas for First Lesson
 Bring a photo to share (family, job related).
 Role play phone conversation.
 Teach words your student can use to let you know
he/she didn’t understand.
13
Language learners are more
successful when their anxiety
level is low
 Work to create a relaxed and trusting atmosphere.
 Laughter is a great stress reducer.
 Guarantee success by building on skills previously
taught and breaking skills into small easy steps.
 Review, review, review.
 Praise, praise, praise!
14
Homework is Essential!
 Homework should be structured and meaningful to
your student.
 Always include “Practice English” with concrete
examples and a recording sheet.
 Make sure the amount you assign is reasonable for
your student’s situation.
 Acknowledge, correct and praise your student’s
homework efforts!
15
Overview of ESL
Teaching Materials
16
CASAS assessment (Comprehensive Adult Student
Assessment System)
 Students are assessed on entering program and at the
end of the fiscal year.
 Reading test is multiple choice and tests reading
comprehension only.
 Listening and writing tests are also available.
 You will be told your student’s level.
 You will use this level to choose materials, monitor
your student’s improvement in reading and for Life
Survival Assessments.
17
18
19
High Beginning ESL
SPL 3 Listening/Speaking: Functions with
some difficulty in situations related to
immediate needs; may have some
simple oral communication abilities using
basic learned phrases and sentences.
Reading/Writing: Reads and writes
letters and numbers and a limited number
of basic sight words and simple phrases
related to immediate needs. Can
write basic personal information on
simplified forms. Employability: Can handle
routine entry-level jobs that involve
only the most basic oral or written
communication in English and in which all
tasks can be demonstrated.
20
21
The following books are available at the Literacy
Office. As a tutor, you may check out a Teacher’s
Guide, a Student Book and Workbook, but please
return them to the office when you finish using
them. If only a couple of sections are needed from
a workbook, please make copies of those pages.
You may use the office copy machine for this. In
addition, there are numerous other books and
workbooks at the office including an extensive
collection of reading comprehension activities.
Come browse!!
Session Two
 To become aware of individual differences in how adult
students learn – Learning Channels and Multi-Sensory
Teaching
 To learn to design a lesson plan geared to your student’s
needs
 To become familiar with a variety of teaching materials
 To become familiar with technology resources for teaching
ESL
 To become familiar with additional Life Survival Skills and
how to incorporate them into your lesson plan
22

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Day 2 New Tutor Training

  • 1. Creating a Good Learning Environment  Discouragement / criticism / put-down  Passive listening  Not relevant to personal interest  Encouragement / praise  Interactive  Relevant to student’s personal interests and goals. 1
  • 2. An environment that contains tension or anxiety can make the student unavailable for learning. Keep your lessons: Positive Interactive Relevant 2
  • 3. 3
  • 4. 4
  • 6. Retaining information 6 • Hear only 20% • See and hear 40% • See, hear, and do 80%
  • 8. 8 Components of a Lesson Plan • Conversations • Vocabulary • Pronunciation • Formal English Skills • Life Survival Skills • Reading and Writing • Homework
  • 10. Make your lessons: Learner centered Relevant Purposeful Flexible 10
  • 11. Before your first lesson: You will -  have met your student at the office.  have agreed on a time and place to meet.  know your student’s learning level and goals.  have prepared a phone dialogue for your student to use to cancel a class.  probably NOT have chosen a book to use with your student. 11
  • 12. Guide for First ESL Lesson  Don’t try to do too much.  Do some informal assessment.  Speak English as much as possible.  Keep corrections to a minimum.  Speak naturally. 12
  • 13. Ideas for First Lesson  Bring a photo to share (family, job related).  Role play phone conversation.  Teach words your student can use to let you know he/she didn’t understand. 13
  • 14. Language learners are more successful when their anxiety level is low  Work to create a relaxed and trusting atmosphere.  Laughter is a great stress reducer.  Guarantee success by building on skills previously taught and breaking skills into small easy steps.  Review, review, review.  Praise, praise, praise! 14
  • 15. Homework is Essential!  Homework should be structured and meaningful to your student.  Always include “Practice English” with concrete examples and a recording sheet.  Make sure the amount you assign is reasonable for your student’s situation.  Acknowledge, correct and praise your student’s homework efforts! 15
  • 16. Overview of ESL Teaching Materials 16
  • 17. CASAS assessment (Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment System)  Students are assessed on entering program and at the end of the fiscal year.  Reading test is multiple choice and tests reading comprehension only.  Listening and writing tests are also available.  You will be told your student’s level.  You will use this level to choose materials, monitor your student’s improvement in reading and for Life Survival Assessments. 17
  • 18. 18
  • 19. 19 High Beginning ESL SPL 3 Listening/Speaking: Functions with some difficulty in situations related to immediate needs; may have some simple oral communication abilities using basic learned phrases and sentences. Reading/Writing: Reads and writes letters and numbers and a limited number of basic sight words and simple phrases related to immediate needs. Can write basic personal information on simplified forms. Employability: Can handle routine entry-level jobs that involve only the most basic oral or written communication in English and in which all tasks can be demonstrated.
  • 20. 20
  • 21. 21 The following books are available at the Literacy Office. As a tutor, you may check out a Teacher’s Guide, a Student Book and Workbook, but please return them to the office when you finish using them. If only a couple of sections are needed from a workbook, please make copies of those pages. You may use the office copy machine for this. In addition, there are numerous other books and workbooks at the office including an extensive collection of reading comprehension activities. Come browse!!
  • 22. Session Two  To become aware of individual differences in how adult students learn – Learning Channels and Multi-Sensory Teaching  To learn to design a lesson plan geared to your student’s needs  To become familiar with a variety of teaching materials  To become familiar with technology resources for teaching ESL  To become familiar with additional Life Survival Skills and how to incorporate them into your lesson plan 22