Teaching English: How to Plan a Great Lesson (FutureLearn)

Teaching English: How to Plan a Great Lesson (FutureLearn)
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This course is for English language teachers worldwide in any setting at primary, secondary, or higher levels.
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Teaching English: How to Plan a Great Lesson (FutureLearn)
Develop your English language teaching skills and learn how to plan and deliver effective English lessons with this online course. Gain new teaching skills and practices to put towards your CPD. By learning to develop a great lesson, English language teachers give students the best opportunity to retain what they’ve learnt. On this course, you will look at four professional practices, share your own teaching experiences, and apply what you’ve learnt to your CPD.

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As you explore the key components of lesson planning, you’ll learn the importance of relationship-building and using technology to engage and support your students.

You’ll also learn the best ways to manage your lessons and make the most of any teaching resources available to you.


What topics will you cover?


Understanding Learners

- Learner motivation

- Building rapport

- Getting learners talking


Planning lessons and courses

- Why and how do teachers plan lessons and courses.

- What are the key factors to consider?

- Identifying aims and stages in your own and others’ lessons.


Managing resources

- Making the most of the resources available to you.

- The role of technology.

- Using flashcards and realia.

- Boardwork, Sharing resources with others.


Managing the lesson

- Factors that influence learning.

- Teacher language and the use of L1.

- Pair and group work.

- Engaging learners.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...

- Compare teaching approaches and experience with others from around the world.

- Reflect on the factors involved in learner motivation and consider the implications for our teaching practice.

- Identify and value diversity, and apply strategies to promote inclusive education.

- Reflect on your approach to lesson planning and the factors that inform your planning decisions.

- Interpret other teachers' approaches and decision making.

- Identify appropriate teaching resources and assess their effectiveness.

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for English language teachers around the world who want to improve their teaching methods and lesson planning.

You could be teaching at a primary, secondary, or higher education level.



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64.00 EUR
This course is for English language teachers worldwide in any setting at primary, secondary, or higher levels.

MOOC List is learner-supported. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.