More Information on US Peace Corps English Courses
Since 1961, thousands of Volunteers have joined the Peace Corps to promote global-understanding and cooperation through education. Most Peace Corps Volunteers are willing to-work under difficult conditions. They expect limited resources and ill-equipped classrooms. But-few Volunteers are prepared to deal with these serious constraints and large classes of-secondary school students with varying skill levels.-This teacher reference book has been written with an eye to the difficult teaching environments-that challenge you as a Volunteer. Produced by a team of TEFL teacher trainers, most with-Peace Corps experience, this manu... Read Full Description
This TEFL manual contains 60 lesson plans, 28 review sheets, and dozens of inexpensive and easy-to-create digital resources. The purpose of this manual is to guide Volunteers who want to teach a beginner-level English class or contribute lesson plan ideas as they work with Costa Rican English teachers. There are many things to consider as you begin to lay the groundwork for a successful English course. Here are some of the questions we had to ask ourselves:
- Who are we going to teach? Adults? Kids?
- How many people are we going to teach?
- Where and when will the class take place? During the day ... Read Full Description
This course for English as a second language is designed to help Peace Corps volunteers and Korean teachers of English improve English language instruction in South Korea. It is not a complete course, but a review of basic English grammar for use in classroomcommunication, designed as a basis for curriculum and materials development. Topics covered in the units include the environment,contemporary living, careers, health, adventure and travel, and interpersonal communication. Each unit contains a reading selection, notes on grammatical points, sample conversational exchanges, songs or quotations, and writing exercises. ... Read Full Description
In this document you will find a variety of simple teaching activities we have used successfully in English classes in our community and public schools. We have included suggestions on how to use the activities and materials in your classroom, but we encourage you to be creative and adapt them to your own needs and teaching styles. Though we invented some ourselves, many any of these ideas have been borrowed and adapted from other educators.... Read Full Description
This manual is meant to be used by a trained English teacher who is working with Beginner or Intermediate English students in Romania. It covers the basic survival phrases and translated them into the Romainian to make it easy to understand for a Romanian student.... Read Full Description
TEFL/TESL: Teaching English as a Foreign or Second Language is for Volunteers who are currently teaching or who are about to teach English. It is a practical guide for the classroom teacher. The manual describes procedures and offers sample exercises and activities for:
- a wide range of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills
- whole-class, small-group, and individual participation
- classroom testing and preparing students for national examinations It covers a great variety of teaching situations:
- primary and secondary schools and college
- the office or workplace Read Full Description
All high school seniors (11th grade for liceo and colegio academico, or 12th grade for colegio tecnico) must pass the English graduation exam (bachillerato de ingles) in order to graduate from high school. This exam focuses entirely on reading comprehension skills, and without adequate preparation, passing this exam can be a major challenge for native Spanish speakers.
Students are allowed two and a half hours to complete 70 multiple-choice questions. They will encounter 16 or 17 reading texts with two to six questions per text. The names of the subjects in the table below are listed as they appear in the Mini... Read Full Description