The TEFL handbook is a practical and informative guide to Teaching English as a Foreign Language that will give you the confidence you need to start your new career…
Produced specially for new TEFL teachers, The TEFL handbook is the ideal companion to your TEFL course.
Written by Sharon Turner (BA, CertTESOL, Delta) – a teacher with 16 years of experience – the handbook will take you from the most basic of information such as “What Is TEFL?” through to the more advanced, yet essential, vocabulary, reading and grammar chapters.
In addition to the fundamental TEFL skills you will need, The TEFL Handbook also focuses on more practical support such as internet resources, lesson planning & teacher/student relationships and provides useful teacher activities.
The TEFL Handbook includes:
Choices, Choices, Choices: Information on course types and teaching environments. Advice on teaching abroad. Help and resources for finding your first TEFL job.
Getting Used To It All: Syllabus, lesson planning, classroom space and equipment.
It’s All About Relationships: Focus on teacher to student, teacher to teacher & student to student relationships.
Listening: Listening skills and advice for teaching listening.
Reading: Advice for teaching reading, lesson plans and classroom reading activities.
Writing: Advice for teaching writing, lesson plans and classroom writing activities.
Vocabulary: What are words and how do they function? Helping foreign language learners learn words. Principles of vocabulary introduction and review.
Grammar: The importance of understanding grammar. The main components of English grammar. Approaches to teaching grammar.
Survival Checklist: A list of top survival tips to help you in your first teaching job.