Sonie Thakkar is an English Language coach, communication trainer, teacher trainer, podcaster and former Examiner, Trinity College, London. In the past two decades, she has trained several working professionals, teachers, and candidates for international examinations.  She has conducted numerous teacher training workshops across the country—online and face-to-face.  She has taught in Greenwich, UK, and her experience there has deepened her understanding of English language pedagogy for international communication. She has been associated with Orient BlackSwan as a resource person for many years.  

Module objectives

    1. Expert video: Introduction to the course

    2. Expert video: Introduction to the module

    1. Journal entry: Listing typical errors

    2. Expert video: Teaching tenses: Challenges

    3. Task 1: Contexts to introduce and practise the simple past tense

    4. Optional

    1. Expert video: Lesson process

    2. Journal entry: Reflection task: Steps in the lesson process

    3. Task 1: Reordering the steps in the lesson process

    1. Expert video: Strategies for teaching the simple past tense

    2. Self-study: Strategies for teaching the simple past tense

    3. Self-study: Using a timeline to teach the simple past tense

    4. Journal entry: Designing an activity

    1. Expert video: Lesson planning

    2. Reference: Lesson plan template

    1. Expert video: Assessing learning

    2. Self-study: Reference links on assessment

    3. Journal entry: Designing an assessment for the simple past tense

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