Tefl Essay

416 words - 2 pages

Submitted by: Remedios Rosario A. Racadio
& Maria Arsenia Immaculada A. Racadio


Task 1 – List 5 qualities that a ‘good’ teacher should have and give reasons for your choices. Which of these qualities do you consider to be more important, and why?

The five qualities of a good teacher are as follows: A teacher should be kind and patient; a teacher should know and has or should goal for a mastery of the subject she/ he is teaching; a teacher should be able to motivate his/ her students to learn; a teacher should have a strong capacity to amplify students thirst for learning by ...view middle of the document...

Among these qualities, I may consider that one quality is incomparable from the other, for all of these qualities, are essentials to be a good teacher. We should see all these qualities as not parts of the whole but as a one whole to the totality of a good teacher. We, teachers must possessed them all so that we can be a great example and inspiration of what is true meaning of love and life in relation to all the knowledge of the subject we are teaching to our students.

Task 2 – State what you consider to be the five most important roles of a teacher. Describe each role and say why you think it is important.

I think among the many roles of the teacher, the top five (5) in my list are the roles of a MODEL, RESOURCE/ FACILITATOR, PROMPTER, OBSERVER/ MONITOR, TUTOR

Task 3 – List 5 qualities you would expect to find in a ‘good’ learner. Which of these qualities do you consider to be more important, and why?

Task 4 – What are some of the major differences you would expect to find between adult and young learners?

Task 5 – List the levels of language ability that learners are often grouped into and give a brief summation of each level:

Task 6 – Give as many reasons as possible why students are motivated to study English. The reasons that you give do not have to be in the unit reading material.

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