Storytelling with Young Learners

storytelling with young learners

Storytelling with young learners is such a broad topic, I think we’ll have a few posts about it however here goes for the first post. In my CELTYL, we used Elmer by David McKee over four weeks. Each week one of us would use a section of the book in a listening or reading activity. Before starting the reading there […]

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Process language

process language will engage your students

The genius of process language! I can’t believe I never used this before, it’s fantastic! I’ve also been wrongly getting annoyed with my students for using their L1, when in fact it has been my fault for not giving them the process language to complete the task. Process language is the language you give you students so they can complete […]

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CELTA in Vietnam: Part 4

celta in vietnam

My last week of doing my CELTA in Vietnam. Woop woop, my final teaching practice was on Tuesday morning, 60 minutes and then I’m done. My final lesson was on grammar. The main aim was to present and practice the MFP of ‘going to’ in the context of future plans. I chose grammar not because I was good, actually I […]

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CELTA in Vietnam: Part 3

celta in vietnam

By week three of doing my CELTA in Vietnam everyone was getting pretty exhausted, almost everyone has had to resubmitted at least one written assignment. We had all been working on our assignment 1 over the weekend, as well as editing others assignments for resubmission and planning lessons. You can only resubmit your assignment once, if it is not to […]

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CELTA in Vietnam: Part 2

celta in vietnam

The second week of doing my CELTA in Vietnam had the same format of teaching and watching lessons in the morning, feedback session, lunch, and then a lesson planning session. The input sessions were: phonology (1) phonemic chart and connected speech; Receptive skills (2) listening; checking meaning (concept questions, timelines); guided discovery (how to write guided discovery worksheets); Phonology (2) […]

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