ERIC Number: ED456640
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2001-Jun
Making Teaching Lexis and Structures to Adult EFL Learners More Effective through Creating a Learning Community and Fostering Some Specific Learning Skills: A Curriculum for a Short-Term Development Course for Non-Native Speaker EFL Teachers.
This paper is an attempt to design a curriculum for a short-term development course for a non-native speaker English-as-a-foreign-language (EFL) teachers. The purpose is to share experiences in the effective teaching of lexis and structures; to make its participants aware of the importance of such necessities and creating a learning community and teaching strategies for the retention and recycling of lexical and structural terms; and to give its participants practice in designing classroom activities on teaching lexis and structures. Part one provides an overview of the course, and part two gives a detailed description of each day of the course. Objectives, timing, and procedure are indicated for each activity. Part three invites readers to have their own experiences in implementing the course. Apendixes contain a brief description of the activities presented during the course and a list of recommended readings for each day, the end-of-course feedback form, the instructor's checklist, useful tips for the instructor, and a list of extra activities. (KFT)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, Curriculum Development, English (Second Language), Grammar, Inservice Teacher Education, Instructional Materials, Language Teachers, Phrase Structure, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Teacher Education Curriculum, Teaching Methods, Vocabulary
Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Masters Theses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Master's Thesis, School for International Training.