Skills

Levels

The E's of Language Teaching

The E's of Language Teaching

Environment

    What is the atmosphere like in the classroom?
    Is it conducive to learning?
    Physical arrangements
    Rapport with the teacher
    Relationships among students

Enthusiasm

Are my lessons interesting?
Do I motivate students to do their best?
Is my attitude contagious?

Encouragement

    Do I maintain a positive attitude toward all students?
    Do students feel I am on their side and eager to help them learn?
    Do I know my stuff?
    If not, do I seek answers to questions students have?
    Are my teaching methods effective?

Exposure

    Are students being introduced to something new and challenging every day?

    Listening
    Vocabulary
    Expressions
    Grammatical structures
    Learning strategies

Explanation

    Are my presentations clear and easy to follow?
    Do students trust that the information I give them is accurate?
    Do students understand what they are supposed to do?

Exercise

    Do I provide ample time for students to practice and review the language?

    Worksheets/Homework
    Drills: substitution, skill builders

Experience

    Are students being given opportunity to try out new vocabulary/structures?
    Are activities put in realistic contexts?
    Do activities allow students to use the language appropriately?

Evaluation

    What kind of feedback am I providing for my students?

    Psychological
    Error correction
    Assessment
    Testing
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Last updated: 15 February, 2010 02:43:16