As part of the TEFL course, you will receive three hours total tuition in an unfamiliar foreign language. This exercise will make you aware of the difficulties faced by a student learning a new foreign language. You should be able to evaluate your experiences and to compare and to contrast your learning with your teaching.
- to understand the difficulties of students learning a foreign language from scratch
- to look at the lesson from the perspective of a trainee teacher
- to see in practice some of the methodology and approaches to form and function that are introduced in other parts of the course.
- to apply what you have learnt to your own teaching.