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After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

Unit One

Introduction to Teaching English as a Foreign Language


1. Behaviorism;

2. Audiolingualism;

3. The ’ Natural Way';

4. Humanistic Approaches.

Unit Two


1. Terms and definitions

2. Countable and uncountable nouns

3. Tenses

4. Verbs; Modal and auxiliary

5. Conditions

Unit Three

Teaching and Learning Grammar

1. Presenting a structure

2. Grading language

3. Mistakes and correction

4. Recycling language

5. Practice and Production

Unit Four

Teaching vocabulary

1. Words and sentences

2. Using dictionaries

3. Choosing vocabulary

4. How to teach vocabulary

Unit Five

Teaching Productive skills; Speaking and Writing

1. Accuracy vs. Fluency

2. Communication activities

3. The stages of writing

4. Correction techniques

Unit Six

Teaching receptive skills; Listening and reading

1. Different types of listening skills

2. Teaching listening skills

3. The stages of reading

4. Reading activities and materials

Unit Seven

Materials and aids

1. Using flashcards, pictures and regalia

2. How to organize the board

3. Using the overhead projector

4. The use of video

5. Authentic materials

Unit Eight

Teaching Pronunciation

1. The phonetic chart

2. Stress, rhythm and intonation

3. Mother tongue interference

4. Practical activities

Unit Nine

Lesson Planning

1. Teaching different types of classes

2. Pair and group work

3. The contents of a lesson

4. The stages of a lesson

5. Getting feedback

Unit Ten

Teaching young learners and teenagers

1. Basic principles

2. Teaching on holiday course

3. Practical activities and lesson types

Unit Eleven

Using course books effectively

1. Exploiting a course book

2. Planning a course

3. Course book evaluation

Unit Twelve

Introduction to using the web

Final Exam