Esol Assignment 2 Dissertation

Catherine Toplis2 February 2012

Assignment two

Language Skills

We started the CELTA study course in Sept 2011; for that reason my only Teaching Practice has been to a group of 18 Level you students. This specific group is usually lively, interested and desperate to learn. It absolutely was clear that if after having a session they'd not learnt new terminology or learned a tricky grammar rule we were holding disappointed.

For the purpose of this assignment I have selected an article from the Reader's Process January 2012 entitled ‘If I ruled the World' by Dr Simon Thurley, Chief Executive of English Heritage. I think this kind of text features several positive aspects; it is suitable for all ethnic backgrounds and also gives pupils descriptions and insight into British culture. Chinese I think is suitable for Level 1, not too convenient nor as well difficult. With all the chosen text message students can practice studying skills including skimming to get gist, reading for comprehension and deciphering for information. The written text can also be used to provide students practice in the successful language skills – speaking and writing, discussion in class as to what students would do if perhaps they dominated the world as well as for homework they could study for example the great Stonehenge. Although not a specific dependence on this task students may learn fresh vocabulary and it reephasizes the a fantasy conditional, which we covered during among the Teaching Procedures in Nov.

I would present the topic of discussion for the day's lessons by asking students to talk about heritage sites in the UK supplying Stonehenge (show a picture) as an example Question if some of them had frequented Stonehenge or any type of heritage sites. I would also test students' knowledge of the vocabulary had to answer the comprehension questions i. elizabeth. deciduous varieties, parochial, and so forth

First Studying

In the 1st exercise I would personally give the college students a bed sheet with the gist questions and have them to read them. Then, I would inquire the students to skim...

Referrals: Hutton, C (2012) Easily ruled the world by Doctor Simon Thurley, Reader's Digest January 2012 p26/27