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Observation and feedback styles

Introduction

Since my first opportunities to observe a CELTA tutor giving feedback on teaching practice (TP), I have had the chance to see two other tutors and approaches to feedback. 687 more words

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Error Correction 2

Introduction

The focus of this CELTA training session was on what, when, and who to correct during speaking activities. The main topics were: on-the-spot correction; … 357 more words

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Language Awareness Future Forms

Introduction

As with the previous session on modal verbs, there was a lot of information to discuss in this CELTA input session. Future forms are particularly tricky for learners due to the fact that tenses do not necessarily correspond to their names. 199 more words

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Presenting and Practising Language Workshop

Introduction

This CELTA workshop was designed to review and practise giving situational presentations. As the name suggests, this way of introducing new language is in tune with the Present, Practice, Produce ( 278 more words

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Language Awareness Modal Verbs

Introduction

On the CELTA there are a few language analysis input sessions that focus on some of the more complex areas of grammar. This session was on… 302 more words

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Giving Feedback 1

Introduction

In a previous post, I outlined how my supervisor gave teaching practice feedback on the CELTA and couple of weeks ago, it was my turn to give feedback. 449 more words

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Checking Meaning

Introduction

This session discussed the art of formulating concept check questions (CCQs). A CCQ is used to check students (SS) have understood new language, such as vocabulary, grammar, and functions. 257 more words

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