for the EFL Classroom
Think outside the box – and the book – to create effective lessons!
Coming up with supplemental lessons, activities, and exercises for your English classes can be difficult and time-consuming, but it doesn’t have to be! In this course, you’ll learn to create purposeful, theory-based materials that expose students to authentic language, foster confidence, and have a communicative purpose.
Module 1 An Overview of Materials Development
Module 2 Principles for Materials Design
Module 3 Creating Your Own Materials
When you graduate, you’ll be able to:
Explain the definition of materials development
Identify the different types of materials to develop for your classroom
Examine language acquisition theories related to the materials design process
Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of materials creation versus textbooks or other pre-made materials
Apply the necessary steps and advice for developing your own teaching materials and maintaining an organized collection of your teaching materials
Reflect on the success of materials design on your classroom and how to improve upon your materials portfolio
Requirements to take this course:
18 years of age.
An intermediate or higher level of English proficiency (B1 level, according to the CEFR, the Common European Framework Reference for Language).
Teaching experience or a general TEFL/TESOL certificate (recommended).
Start anytime and work from any device.
Get feedback and ask questions throughout the course.
Work at your own pace - complete in as little as 3 weeks!
Instructional videos, downloadable resources, quizzes & activities, and discussion board.
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