Teaching Method


Describe briefly what you see as the teacher’s main role in the classroom.   Should the language classroom be teacher-led or student-centred?   To what extent would you encourage pair-work and group-work and why?

|A teacher plays a vital role in the lives of students. I see teacher as a role model for the students. A teacher should have a full command over|
|her subject. The confidence of a teacher has a very big impact on the class atmosphere. A teacher sets the tone of her class room and builds an |
|atmosphere of mutual trust and learning. A good teacher always makes sure that she is keeping the students interest at peak. New methods and     |
|different teaching styles always generate interest in the class room.                                                                           |
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|As per my understanding, language class should be student centered. In student centered class the students are directly involved in the         |
|discussions and the learning procedure. At times, being independent helps the student to experiment and learn on his own. Of course, the teacher|
|is always there but a totally teacher led class room ends up being a minimum learning zone.                                                     |
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|I do encourage pair work and group work a lot. It helps in building up a better learning environment. An environment, where one get to know what|
|the other person has to say. It helps the students to listen and comprehend different views. They are ready to listen, respect and give space to|
|other students. The pair work or the group work boosts the confidence of children and they don’t shy away from their views. So, in the end we...