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by Phil_2016
21 Jan 2017, 13:38
Forum: Jobs Discussion
Topic: Is it possible to teach English but avoid teaching grammar?
Replies: 1
Views: 3838

Is it possible to teach English but avoid teaching grammar?

So I'm in the middle of doing a TEFL course and have realised with all the different names for this and that of parts of grammar I am likey to be unable to remember them all. At best I could probably assist with any material that directly referenced the grammer in a course book. I just find though t...
by Phil_2016
17 Oct 2016, 21:00
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: TEFL----SO CONFUSED
Replies: 3
Views: 5259

Re: TEFL----SO CONFUSED

Worth also stating OP that many foreigners who speak fluent English and want to teach English to other foreigners do not know how to order a lot of sentences, most they do, but some they don't or are unsure off, or the correct tense to use in some situations. This surprised me but apparently it gene...
by Phil_2016
16 Oct 2016, 13:40
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: TEFL----SO CONFUSED
Replies: 3
Views: 5259

Re: TEFL----SO CONFUSED

There's some guy on here, fairly recent post who did a CELTA and regretted it as he failed, so a lot of money and some time down the toilet. So I would be careful before pursuing a CELTA, prepare well, by some books in advance, revise grammer & pronunciation, watch You Tube, etc. For the online/week...
by Phil_2016
18 Sep 2016, 09:38
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: Advice for teaching in France
Replies: 1
Views: 4705

Re: Advice for teaching in France

I can't speak from much experience I'm afraid but looking on the other posts on here it looks like most EU countries require CELTA. I'm in much the same position as you as in I don't have the time or money to do CELTA, plus I don't want to risk time and particularly money on a course I might not pas...
by Phil_2016
21 Aug 2016, 05:52
Forum: Teacher Training Discussion
Topic: The real scoop on CELTA
Replies: 37
Views: 57812

Re: The real scoop on CELTA

The joke that is CELTA. The course doesn't give you the skills needed to develop a lesson plan and teach English without a textbook. The course teaches how to use a textbook and understand how to organize lesson plans for different parts of the textbook (Productive Skills: speaking, writing, and Re...