The session comprises Grammar and Phonology. Grammar will include awareness of the basics of English Grammar and how to teach Grammar. Where as Phonology will cover stress, rhythm, intonation and the speech organs.
This session will help the trainee understand what helps and hinders the language learning process and what it feel likes to be in a language learners shoes.
These sessions will include:
Trainees will be expected to observe 2 Teaching Sessions and write reports on them. These will also help them to observe a model lesson before their own teaching practice.
Teacher trainees will have 6 teaching Practice classes which will be observed by trainers and the trainees given feedback on them. They will also self evaluate and peer evaluate these Teaching Practice classes helping them to reflect on their own teaching and those of others.
The value of the ATI TEFL certificate is not restricted to school teaching alone. It is a qualification that will make you eligible to become Corporate Trainers. With the world business community getting closer the need for a common language of communication and negotiation is felt now more than ever before. It is becoming imperative for the companies to communicate with their western counterparts effectively and for these corporate trainers in English is in high demand and paid exceedingly well.
Apart from this the BPO industries boom in Asia has been a phenomena for the past decade and there is a constant need for people with good communicative skills to train people on the floor as Voice and Accent trainers.
TESOL is the buzz word in the English teaching world especially in Asia. A lot of research and time is being spent on developing courses and curriculum in Language Institutes and Universities. With a TEFL qualification you can get involved with the same.
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