CAMBRIDGE TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAMME

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  • 1. TEACHING

    Answer the following in two or three sentences.





  • 3. TEACHER TALK

    Rephrase the following “teacher talk” in language that an elementary learner may understand.



  • 4. LANGUAGE AWARENESS

    Part 1: Which is the “odd one out” in each group and why?

    Example:
    I’m flying to India next week.
    She’s playing tennis this afternoon.
    Right now I’m working really hard at the office.
    I’m sorry but I can’t. I’m having an early night tonight.

    Answer: Right now I’m working really hard at the office.
    Why? All the others are present continuous referring to future arrangements whereas the odd one out is the present continuous for an action at the moment of speaking.
  • The baby's bottle.
    The nation's struggle.
    The teacher's absent.
    The nurse's pay.
    The government's defeat.
  • The plane was hi-jacked by a woman.
    The tourists were attacked by a gang.
    The soldier was hit by a bullet.
    The trains collided by a river.
    Three hundred people were killed by the earthquake.
  • She must have lost the address.
    Alan must have been here too.
    That must have been awful.
    The thieves must have got in through the window.
    I must have something to drink.


  • Part 2: Which is the “odd one out” in each group and why?

    Example (1):
    I am usually driving to work.

    Corrected Version:
    I usually drive to work.

    Explanation:
    Explanation: We use the present simple (I drive ...) to talk about routine, habits and everyday actions.


    Example (2):
    I wish I were rich.

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  • Part 3: How would you explain to a learner of English the difference in meaning between the following pairs of sentences / words?

    Example:
    He went to London.
    The past simple refers to a finished action in a finished period of time. The action is finished and ‘he’ has returned from London.

    He has gone to London.
    The present perfect refers to an unfinished action in an undefined time in the past. The action is unfinished and ‘he’ hasn’t returned from London yet.




  • 5. TEACHING MEANING

    How could you most easily CONVEY THE MEANING (do not give a dictionary definition) of the following to a group of language learners in the classroom>
    (Assume a mixed nationality class, i.e. no translation possible.)


  • 6. WORKING IN A GROUP

  • Outline your reasons for wanting to do the CELTA course, what you hope to gain from it and how it fits in with your plans for the future. (300-400 WORDS)
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