How to Teach English: Full Guide

How to Assess Speaking Skills

How to Teach English

Learning English like any other subjects requires a level of expertise and it is something that you can’t expect to achieve overnight.

Regardless of the path that you are right now, you have to start someday.

The problem is that sometimes we don’t know where to start so I would like to help you with that huge task by providing questions that can spark interest and providing resources to help you deal with questions

Questions that will help you teach English Well

You should know by now that teaching implies more that just stand in front of a classroom.

There is a lot of knowledge that you should seek in order to become a well-rounded teacher.

This is a huge collection of questions that will help you broaden your perspective about what language teaching is all about.

These questions about language teaching methodology will be divided to make it easier to go through things.

Teaching Frameworks

These are some common questions about a frameworks for teaching English

  1. What teaching frameworks do you know?
  2. What is the PDP Framework?
  3. What’s the PPP Framework?
  4. What’s the Task-Based Approach?
  5. What are the advantages of using a task-based framework?
  6. What are the most common issues with task-based language teaching?

Student Centered vs Teacher Centered Classes

These are some good questions about the transition that should be from teacher-centered teaching to student-centered teaching.

  1. What’s teacher-centered instruction?
  2. What’s student-centered instruction?

How to Teach Listening

These are some very good questions for teachers who seek to learn more about how to teach listening.

  1. What’s bottom up and top down processing?
  2. What types of listening are there?
  3. What criterias do you use when choosing a listening passage?
  4. What are the three stages of a listening lesson?
  5. What activities would you use to activate background knowledge?
  6. What are five reasons why we have to do pre-listening activities?
  7. What are some consequences of not doing pre-listening activities?
  8. What are some good examples of pre-listening activities?
  9. What are while listening activities?
  10. What are some good example of while-listening activities?
  11. What are post listening activities?
  12. What are some good examples of post-listening activities?
  13. What are the two common forms that post-listening tasks can take?
  14. What ‘s extensive reading?
  15. What’s intensive reading?
Stages of a Listening LessonTypes of Listening
Pre-Listening TasksPost-Listening Tasks
While-Listening Tasks

How to Teach Reading

These are some very good questions for teachers who seek to learn more about how to teach reading

  1. What’s bottom up and top down processing?
  2. What are the stages of a reading?
  3. What criteria do you use to choose a reading passage?
  4. What’s the difference between skimming and scanning?
  5. What activities would you use to activate background knowledge?
  6. What are pre-reading tasks?
  7. What are some examples of pre-reading tasks?
  8. What are while-reading tasks?
  9. What are some examples of while-reading tasks?
  10. What are post-reading tasks?
  11. What are some examples of post-reading tasks?
  12. What are the two common forms that post-listening tasks can take?
  13. What are authentic and simplified texts?

How to Teach Speaking

These are some questions to help you master the basics of teaching speaking

  1. What’s interpersonal language?
  2. What’s transactional language?

Practice, Practice and Production

These are some statements that you should analyze and assign to a category

The categories being: Presentation, Practice and Production

  1. Teacher directs the activities during this stage
  2. Teacher provides feedback to students
  3. Activities include drills and multiple choice exercises
  4. Students produce oral and written texts
  5. Teacher uses visual aids to demonstrate a situation
  6. Teacher describes grammar rules
  7. Activities include oral presentations by the students
  8. The teacher doesn’t necessarily intervene in this stage
  9. Language is presented in context
  10. Exercises in this stage can be productive or receptive

Being Creative with Technology

These are some questions that could help you in the integration of technology in the classroom.

  1. What is online corpora and how does Corpora has benefited language teaching and learning?
  2. What 2 elements do games should have to be considered appealing to students?
  3. What’s blended learning and what are 2 advantages of using such method /approach?
  4. What are 3 steps to become a creative teacher?
  5. What would be two of the main challenges that you would have if you decided to apply a mobile learning approach in class?
  6. What 3 considerations would you take if you decided to have a video conference between your students and a native english speaker?