Duration 4 weeks
Weekly study 2 hours
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Improve your English lesson planning and explore teaching with technology
Effective lesson planning will help your English students get the most from your classes.
On this teaching English course, you will look at four professional practices, share your own experiences, and apply what you’ve learnt to your CPD.
As you explore the key components of lesson planning, you’ll learn the importance of relationship-building and using technology to engage and support your students.
You’ll also learn the best ways to manage your lessons and make the most of any teaching resources available to you.
What topics will you cover?
- Learner motivation.
- Building rapport.
- Getting learners talking.
Planning lessons and courses
- Why and how do teachers plan lessons and courses.
- What are the key factors to consider?
- Identifying aims and stages in your own and others’ lessons.
- Making the most of the resources available to you.
- The role of technology.
- Using flashcards and realia.
- Boardwork, Sharing resources with others.
Managing the lesson
- Factors that influence learning.
- Teacher language and the use of L1.
- Pair and group work.
- Engaging learners.
When would you like to start?
Most FutureLearn courses run multiple times. Every run of a course has a set start date but you can join it and work through it after it starts. Find out more
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for English language teachers around the world who want to improve their teaching methods and lesson planning.
You could be teaching at a primary, secondary, or higher education level.
Who will you learn with?
I'm a British Council futurelearn educator.
- Teaching (online)
- EduDigComp Training
- EdTech DesignResearch
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