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  1. 1. Paul Wong 97-09-23
  2. 2. The Purposes of English Teaching in Elementary School <ul><li>1. To enhance self-understanding and explore individual potential; </li></ul><ul><li>2. To develop creativity and present one’s own talents; </li></ul><ul><li>3. To cultivate knowledge and skills related to expression, communication, and sharing in English; </li></ul><ul><li>4. To learn to care for others and facilitate team work; </li></ul><ul><li>5. To promote cultural learning and international understanding; </li></ul><ul><li>6. To acquire the ability to utilize technology in learning English; </li></ul><ul><li>7. To encourage the attitude of active learning and studying; </li></ul><ul><li>8. To develop abilities related to independent learning. </li></ul>
  3. 3. How to Start? <ul><li>Be familiar with Grades 1-9 curriculum guidelines. </li></ul><ul><li>Be aware of your students’ proficiency. </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure to choose suitable teaching material. </li></ul><ul><li>Well organize the material you’ll teach. </li></ul><ul><li>Make necessary adjustment according to students’ outcome. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Criteria for Successful Teaching <ul><li>From students’ prospect: </li></ul><ul><li>1. lessen their anxiety while learning/using English </li></ul><ul><li>2. cultivate their interest in learning English </li></ul><ul><li>3. improve their language proficiency </li></ul><ul><li>From teacher’s prospect: </li></ul><ul><li>1. well adopt suitable teaching methods and reach the wanted goals </li></ul><ul><li>2. improve teacher’s teaching skill </li></ul><ul><li>3. establish teacher-students relationship </li></ul>
  5. 5. Criteria for a Competent Teacher <ul><li>Be familiar with state-of-art teaching methods </li></ul><ul><li>Be able to maintain the order of classroom </li></ul><ul><li>Be able to cultivate students’ interest </li></ul><ul><li>Be able to help students to improve their skill </li></ul><ul><li>Be always willing to learn from colleagues/students </li></ul><ul><li>Be willing to share and cooperate with colleagues </li></ul><ul><li>Be willing to make necessary adjustment at anytime </li></ul>
  6. 6. Common Problems & Possible Solution <ul><li>Multiple proficiency levels </li></ul><ul><li>Early loss of interest in learning English </li></ul><ul><li>Students’ behavior problems </li></ul><ul><li>Too heavy workload </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Second Assignment <ul><li>1. Write the names of major teaching methods you learned from the previous courses. </li></ul><ul><li>2. If you want to teach students verbs, which method mentioned above will you use? and how will you teach? </li></ul><ul><li>3. How will you teach sentence patterns by communicative approach? </li></ul><ul><li>4. Do you think video clips or music helpful to your teaching? If you agree, how will you use them? </li></ul>