Echo focuses on students‘ English learning results and pays more attention on the development of outstanding teachers and foreign teachers' training. Recently, Echo held conferences about teaching philosophy with our families, trained teachers in RT methods, and had multiple other training courses. From March 26-30, 2018, the Echo Academic Department will attend the international TESOL training.
Echo is approved by the Foreign Affairs Bureau to hire foreign experts with undergraduate and higher degrees, with TESOL and TEFL certifications, and with professional teaching qualifications.
What is TESOL?
TESOL 的教学对象是英语非母语的人,所以 TESOL 教学方法特别考虑到学习者的母语和文化背景。
TESOL's teaching target audience is non-native English speakers, so the TESOL teaching method takes into account the learner's native language and cultural background.
Echo English Academic Director Daniel Bo, the Xiaoshan Campus Teaching Director and others will go to Chicago, USA for this training.
The training membership includes excellent teachers from Colombia, Northern Europe and other countries. The Echo academic team will try their best to combine Chinese characteristic culture and develop a path suitable for the second language teaching of Chinese students in the 21st century.
The training covers five days and will offer professional development on many different aspects of English teaching, the practice of English teaching in reading and writing, and the discussion of unconventional teaching methods. The focus is on the combination of theory and practice.
Teachers from different countries in the world will each conduct "round tables" because of their different grades, and exchange common problems and coping methods in actual teaching according to the growth characteristics of different age groups.
Simulation of non-conventional interpretation of teaching methods. The team works together to develop new methods of English teaching.
According to the theory and practice, according to the different teaching objectives of listening, speaking, reading and writing in English, the author organizes differentiated instructional theories.
For this training, the Echo Academic department brings together and discusses the problems encountered in foreign teachers' RT experiences, the common issues in teaching, and special problems analysis to determine best practices, with teachers from all countries over the world discussing. They develop new ideas, find the commonalities in teaching, combine theories with practice, and prepare for the training of Echo teachers.
Echo TESOL training will be echoed on the local training agenda after the conference.
Foreign Western languages have unique Western features. We need not only to learn the foreign language but also to learn the associated culture and thinking. The 21st century is a time of internationalization, and the Internet has opened up a world of information. As a common language, English is a tool for connecting the most advanced concepts and methods.
Foreign language teachers should step out of China and participate more in international teaching and learning. They should follow the latest teaching philosophy and exchange teaching methods in different countries to learn from each other.