Thursday, February 8, 2018

Proposal for IELTS Teaching

IELTS Teaching Method


Proposal for IELTS Teaching Procedure.
The primary focus of teaching stays on the student to access their English skills by an individual assignment or interview and then planning their module based on that assessment.

Introduction to IELTS:
  • ·         What is IELTS?
  • ·         Why should you take IELTS?
  • ·         What are the types of IELTS?
  • ·         Which type of IELTS suits you?

Teaching Methodologies:
  • ·         Easy use of communication language for better understanding of students.
  • ·         Keeping track of progress and providing Individual feedback on all the activities.
  • ·         Practical and interactive lectures.
  • ·         Personalized speaking tasks along with group activities.
  • ·         Audio and visual usage.
  • ·         Keeping the student involved by asking and letting them ask questions.



Listening Module:
  • ·         What is accessed in listening test.
  • ·         What are the four sections of test (conversation, talk, discussion, monologue)
  • ·         What to expect in each section.
  • ·         Types of questions (MCQ, Tables, Columns, Questions, Diagram, Form)
  • ·         Getting accustomed to audio and listening.
  • ·         Looking for main idea and factual details.
  • ·         Noticing actions and responses.
  • ·         Strategies and skills for section 1 (Keywords, prediction, paraphrasing)
  • ·         Strategies and skills for section 2 (focus, follow, numbers)
  • ·         Strategies and skills for section 3 (Individual speakers, attitude, agreement)
  • ·         Strategies and skills for section 4 (Note taking, signpost)
  • ·         Basic tips for performing the test (before, during and after)
  • ·         Practice and mock exams

Speaking Module:
  • ·         What is accessed in speaking test and how is it marked.
  • ·         What are the three sections of the test (interview, speech, discussion)
  • ·         Initial introduction of students.
  • ·         Looking at the sentence structure.
  • ·         Developing skills for appropriate and longish answers.
  • ·         Using correct vocabulary and pronunciation.
  • ·         Correct use of tense and gestures.
  • ·         How to begin, continue and end your talk.
  • ·         Answering the right question.
  • ·         Basic tips for talking and answering.
  • ·         Group discussions.
  • ·         Show sample interviews and speeches.
  • ·         Practice and mock sessions for students.

Writing Module:
  • ·         What is accessed in writing test and how is it marked.
  • ·         What are the two sections of the test (graph/letter and essay)
  • ·         Initial writing assignment for students.
  • ·         Format of a letter
  • ·         Structure and language of a letter.
  • ·         Understanding the graph or diagram.
  • ·         How to analyze, group and explain the information.
  • ·         Planning of an essay.
  • ·         Structure of the paragraphs.
  • ·         How to conduct the introduction, body and ending of each section.
  • ·         Using linking words and idioms.
  • ·         Appropriate use of parts of speech and tenses and tips for grammar.
  • ·         Vocabulary enhancement. (Synonyms).
  • ·         Arranging information in the given word limit.
  • ·         How to induce consistency in sentence and paragraphs.
  • ·         Basic tips for writing section.
  • ·         Practice tests and mock exams.

Reading Module:
  • ·         What is accessed in reading test and how is it marked.
  • ·         What are the two sections of the test.
  • ·         Types of questions (T/F, MCQs, Sentence completion, classification, matching, Yes/No, charts)
  • ·         How to find information in the passage.
  • ·         How to find the main points in paragraphs.
  • ·         Usage of skimming and scanning.
  • ·         Facts vs opinions/examples, paraphrasing vs referencing, supporting vs critical details.
  • ·         Importance of headings and paragraphing.
  • ·         Practice tests and mock exams.

Outcomes:
  • ·         Getting accustomed to exam structure.
  • ·         Knowing the important techniques and tips to attempt the exam.
  • ·         Vocabulary, grammar and language development for reading and speaking.
  • ·         Usage of skills learnt in all the modules.
  • ·         Confidence building for interview.

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