The training includes two sections: in-class training and on-line evaluation.
TEFL training plan
The training classes are classified into two parts:
· TEFL basic: reference book "Teaching English in China", about 40 class hours, trainers are native English experts;
· Chinese laws and regulations (Chinese in the classroom is optional upon requirements): about 2-4 class hours, trainers are Chinese experts.
The TEFL examination session is 90 minutes, normally arranged at the noon or afternoon at the final day. Appendix 1 shows an example plan for the 7-day TEFL training.
The content of the course includes:
·Introduction to Second Language Acquisition
·Language Teaching Methodology
·Modern Teaching Methods in China
·Teaching Conversation Classes to Lower Levels
·Teaching Communication to Higher Levels
·Using Stories & Drama Techniques
·Using Pictures and Video
·Teaching Reading & Listening
·Appropriate Classroom Language
·Teaching Practice of Conversation Class
·Using Music in the Classroom
·Characteristics of the Chinese Education System
·Learning Habits of Chinese Students
·Laws and regulations Concerning Foreign Teachers in China