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Background index: in-service training

background
Bloom's taxonomy of educational objectives Chomsky: TGG, LAD and UG first and second language acquisition
the history and development of ELT how learning happens humanism in ELT
input language evolution language, thought and culture
learning styles and culture methodology refined and unpacked motivation
roots of English syllabus design teacher-induced error
testing, assessment and evaluation theories of second-language acquisition types of languages
understanding error varieties of English (Initial Plus section) zone of proximal development
a glossary of methodology and background theory a mini-course in comparing languages  

 



The in-service training topics

background discourse functions general reference
lexis methodology modality and mood pronunciation
skills syntax: phrases, clauses, sentences teaching and materials testing and assessment
verbs and tenses Business English English for Academic Purposes a list of lists
a short language analysis course learn to /træn.ˈskraɪb/ index of courses on this site glossaries on this site
Other links:
the teacher training index the TKT course the CELTA section initial training plus the Delta section teacher development for teacher trainers