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Video review of week 1

We’ve come to the end of the first week of the course. In this video, Lindsay and Marie Therese look back at some of the main talking points of the …

Video review of week 2

We’ve come to the end of the second week of the course and, in this video, Lindsay and Marie Therese look back at some of the main talking points of …

What’s on next week?

Here’s a taste of what we’ll cover next week. Task Watch the video. What do you think Lindsay and Marie Therese are talking about? Share your ideas in the comments. …

Diagnosing pronunciation problems

The first step to helping learners with their pronunciation is diagnosing issues they may have in relation to sounds, word stress, sentence stress and intonation. Task Watch Mary talking about …

Teaching writing skills in online lessons

Let’s finish this week by focusing on developing learners’ writing skills in an online classroom. While an online teacher’s approach to writing skills will be similar to that of a …

Setting context

Teaching language in context is incredibly important, as it helps learners to understand how the language is used and what it means. Online teachers need to consider how they’re going …

Real-time error correction – you try it!

You’ve just heard Marie Therese and Lindsay talking about the challenges of multitasking when dealing with delayed error correction. In this step, you’re going to practise typing examples of good …

Useful online listening resources

There are many online listening resources that learners can use to help them develop their listening skills independently. You’re going to review some of those resources and think about their …

A one-to-one online speaking lesson

An online speaking lesson is likely to be structured in a similar way to a face-to-face speaking lesson. Learners will be introduced to the topic, be given some useful language …

Displaying and sharing reading materials

When teaching a reading lesson, it’s important to plan how the text will be shared with learners. Will you display it on your platform’s whiteboard? Display it on your screen …

What’s on next week?

Here’s a taste of what we’ll be talking about next week. Task Watch the video. What do you think Lindsay and Marie Therese are talking about? Share your ideas in …