Unknown Foreign Language

As part of the TEFL course, you will receive three hourstotal 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.