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TESOL resources and professional development

The resources offered below support continuous professional development (CPD) and:

  • TESOL trainee teachers 
  • ESOL teaching in the classroom

 

TESOL trainee resources - preparing teachers for the CertTESOL 


1. Worksheets

Visit CertTESOL study resources find a series of PDF worksheets to support developing teachers. Topics covered include:

  • Study skills
  • Understanding the learner
  • Techniques for teaching English
  • Preparing for your teaching practice
  • Focusing on the individual learner
  • Lesson planning
  • Teaching grammar
  • Teaching listening and speaking


2. Video

Visit the TESOL section of the Trinity YouTube channel to see a series of short videos designed to support TESOL trainees and training providers.


3. Books

TESOL course books and teaching resources are available to order online through numerous publishers worldwide. Visit our English language publications webpage to find publishers’ resources that have been approved as suitable preparation material for use when preparing for Trinity TESOL exams:

 

Professional Development Resources


Introduction to Assessment Literacy

Visit Introduction to Assessment Literacy to see this series of 12 videos designed to give teachers an introduction into the area of assessment literacy. Each video covers a different area of assessment literacy and is accompanied by a worksheet to help guide learning. This series does not set out to provide a definitive explanation of the areas below, but to give an introduction to some key ideas and considerations in assessment literacy.

Each video and worksheet ends with a suggestion for reading to help support further learning.

Topics covered include:

  • Types of assessment
  • Classroom assessment
  • Assessment considerations, eg validity, reliability and practicality
  • Diagnostic assessments
  • Progress testing
  • Bloom’s Taxonomy in assessment
  • Affective filters

 

ESOL resources - preparing students for English language qualifications


In addition to TESOL resources that support teacher development, you can also find here ESOL teaching resources including exam specifications, classroom activities, videos, samples papers and more for practising teachers to use in the classroom.

For teaching materials and classroom activities related to Trinity’s English language exams, visit:


English language course books and teaching resources are available to order online through numerous publishers worldwide. Visit our English language publications web page to find publishers’ resources that have been approved as suitable preparation material for use when preparing for Trinity exams:

 

 

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