If you want to make a success and teach a great English language lesson, you should consider the following before stepping into the classroom:
- Be aware of the aims of teaching English language in the country where you are working and in the educational stage you are working in.
- Read the learning outcomes of the whole unit to which the lesson you are teaching belongs.
- Read the lesson from student’s book and write the answers of the exercises on both student’s book and workbook.
- Get a look at the teacher’s guide to know the guidelines for teaching the lesson.
- Be aware of the behavioral objectives that students should be able to achieve at the end of the lesson.
- Prepare in writing what steps you will follow and what you will do exactly in teaching the lesson.
- Prepare at least one teaching aid (e.g. word & picture cards) to facilitate learning, activate students and attract their attention.
- Prepare the the audio files and listen to them beforehand and check the pronunciation of each word in the lesson.
- Be aware of the specifications of the exams and prepare related questions to train students.
- Have an assessment sheet to assess students during the lesson.
What else should the teacher do before going ahead to the classroom to teach a lesson? Waiting for more suggestions from you.
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