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What’s in a course?

Why do you need to do an application task?
In the quiz in the previous step we showed you some examples of the types of questions which are included in pre-course tasks for TEFL courses.

There were questions about grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and this question: Which of the following would you teach a class of beginners in their first lesson?


  • Why were these types of questions chosen?
  • Why do you think centres which run teacher training courses ask applicants to do tasks like these?
  • What other things do centres look for in applicants for courses?
  • Write your answers to these questions in the comments section and read other learners’ answers. We’ll talk about this in the end of week video.

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