Tesol Lesson Planning/Writing Objectives Assessment

The teaching – learning process provides subject matter, teaching methodology and learning materials which are tools for bringing about the desired learning outcome.

The learning experience gives the student access to new language and the opportunity to practice that language with the support of teacher and peers in the classroom environment. The long term goal of which is to successfully master the use of the English language and have the confidence to use the newly acquired language in real life situations outside of the classroom.

General objectives. General objectives are written to consider the requirements of the student after carrying out a needs analysis. General objectives set reasonable and achievable targets for an appropriate learning outcome. The general objective provides direction without being restrictive. They usually cover the four language skills.

Specific objectives General objectives can be broken down/subdivided into more manageable and measurable “specific objectives “. Language skills can be specified integratively. They take into account the course length and provide direction and instruction for each learning session, indicating an appropriate learning outcome for each lesson.

The taxonomy of course design and planning begins with aims.An aim is a broad termed learning outcome, it is a brief course overview which considers the need of the student. The aim has no precise specification of learner achievement. There is no indication of performance level and no statement of condition.
A general ojective goes into more detail and reflects the need of the student. It takes into account the time available and the needs of the student, providing a more detailed overview of the course.
General objectives are subdivided into more manageable specific objectives. They contain precise statements of expected learning outcomes and frequently indicate level of performance.They provide direction and instruction for the lesson which...