Quality Assessment

Dear teachers! 

You know that we are currently assessing the quality of the lessons. To make it as comfortable and clear for you as possible, we prepared a detailed report on each point in the assessment. 

 

  • Appearance, workplace, being on time

 

While assessing, methodologists pay attention to your working conditions, background and how punctual you are.

Check yourself!

Please read these statements and put a “tick” or “cross” in front of them. Work on the points which you marked with a cross.

  1. You always conduct lessons at the table/desk.
  2. You are not wearing pyjamas at the lesson 🙂
  3. The student can see your face clearly (it is not too dark in the room, for example)
  4. Your background is neutral or specific (some posters etc.) 
  5. There is no continuous background noise (the child crying, for example)
  6. You are punctual and are never late for lessons.

 

  • Error correction

 

While assessing, methodologists pay attention to the way you correct your student.

Check yourself!

Please read these statements and put a “tick” or “cross” in front of them. Work on the points which you marked with a cross.

  1. You never interrupt a student rudely. 
  2. If you are working on the student’s fluency, you use delayed correction. 
  3. You discuss your student’s mistakes and encourage them to correct them on their own.

 

  • Body language

 

(For Pre-school and Starter levels)

While assessing, methodologists pay attention to the way you use your body language.

Check yourself!

Please read these statements and put a “tick” or “cross” in front of them. Work on the points which you marked with a cross

  1. You use (even exaggerate a bit)  your intonation when speaking.
  2. You encourage the student by using your body language.
  3. While explaining a new word, you regularly mime it.
  4. You encourage your student to use their body language and mine some new words.

 

  • Atmosphere

 

While assessing, methodologists pay attention to the atmosphere at the lesson.

Check yourself!

Please read these statements and put a “tick” or “cross” in front of them. Work on the points which you marked with a cross

1) You look interested in the student and the lesson.

2) You don’t get distracted by mobile phones or other devices.

3) You praise your student as necessary.

 

  • Timing, lesson structure.

 

While assessing, methodologists pay attention to the lesson structure.

Check yourself!

Please read these statements and put a “tick” or “cross” in front of them.

  1. You start the lesson with a short warm-up and ask a few personal (“How are you?”) questions.
  2. You allocate time to all lesson stages (warm-up, lead-in, vocabulary presentation/practice/produce, grammar presentation/practice/produce, speech production, cool down)
  3. You don’t stop the lesson in the middle of the presentation.

 

  • Lesson summary with the student 

 

While assessing, methodologists pay attention to the way you finish the lesson.

Check yourself!

Please read these statements and put a “tick” or “cross” in front of them. Work on the points which you marked with a cross.

  1. You always discuss what the student has learnt at the end of the lesson.
  2. You give some feedback about the lesson to the student.
  3. You ask your student for feedback about the lesson (was it difficult/easy etc.)

 

  • Course usage

 

While assessing, methodologists pay attention to the appropriate course level for the student.

Check yourself!

Please read these statements and put a “tick” or “cross” in front of them. Work on the points which you marked with a cross.

  1. The chosen material is not too easy for a student.
  2. The chosen material is not too difficult for a student.
  3. If you see that something is a bit easy for a student, you work on the material to make it more complicated. 
  4. If you see that something is a bit difficult for a student, you work on the material to simplify it. 
  5. You use graded language with your student and don’t use phrases that might be too complicated to understand for your student.

 

  • Instructions

 

While assessing, methodologists pay attention to the way you give instructions to the student.

Check yourself!

Please read these statements and put a “tick” or “cross” in front of them. Work on the points which you marked with a cross.

  1. You always discuss instructions with the student.
  2. You make sure the student understands the instructions.
  3. You don’t regularly use L1 (your native language) while giving instructions.

 

  • Curriculum+supplementary materials usage.

 

While assessing, methodologists pay attention to the way you use supplementary materials. We don’t decrease your score if you don’t use any supplementary materials at all! 

Check yourself!

Please read these statements and put a “tick” or “cross” in front of them. Work on the points which you marked with a cross.

  1. You use supplementary materials on purpose (to give more practice, for example).
  2. You use supplementary materials in the appropriate way. (If you are practicing vocabulary, you don’t give an extra grammar task, for example).
  3. You don’t give supplementary materials if you see that a student doesn’t need more practice on the particular topic.

 

  • Language L1/L2

 

While assessing, methodologists pay attention to the way you use your/the student’s L1 (native language).

Check yourself!

Please look at the appropriate percentage of L1 that is possible to use at the lesson:

  1. Pre-school – 70% (or less)
  2. Starter – 50%  (or less)
  3. Mover – 40% (or less)
  4. Flyer – 30%  (or less)
  5. Starter Teens – 50% (or less)
  6. Mover Teens – 40% (or less)

 

  • Lesson structure (Presentation, Practice, Produce)

 

While assessing, methodologists pay attention to the way you present and practice material as well as provide a production stage.

Check yourself!

Please read these statements and put a “tick” or “cross” in front of them. Work on the points which you marked with a cross.

  1. You present vocabulary/grammar in context.
  2. You don’t give rules without examples.

 

  • TTT (Teacher Talking Time) and STT (Student Talking Time)

 

While assessing, methodologists pay attention to the balance between TTT and STT.

Check yourself!

Please look at the appropriate percentage of TTT and STT:

Pre-school:

STT – 20%, TTT – 80% (or less)

Starter:

STT – 30%, TTT – 70% (or less)

Mover:

STT – 40%, TTT – 60% (or less)

Flyer:

STT – 60%, TTT – 40% (or less)

 

FOR TRIAL LESSONS (ONLY)

 

  • Level and goals, discussion with parents

 

While assessing, methodologists pay attention to the way you discuss the goals with parents and a student. 

Check yourself!

Please read these statements and put a “tick” or “cross” in front of them. Work on the points which you marked with a cross.

  1. You always say the student’s level and give clear feedback at the end of the lesson.
  2. You ask your student about their learning goals and take them into account.

 

  • Homework and specific courses explanations

 

While assessing, methodologists pay attention to the way you discuss the homework and extra courses.

Check yourself!

Please read these statements and put a “tick” or “cross” in front of them. Work on the points which you marked with a cross.

  1. You explain to your student/parent that they have the opportunity to do homework.
  2. You tell them about our extra courses.

 

  • AllRight Extras: game app, speaking clubs, certificates

 

While assessing, methodologists pay attention to the way you discuss the game app, speaking clubs, and certificates.

Check yourself!

Please read these statements and put a “tick” or “cross” in front of them. Work on the points which you marked with a cross.

  1. You discuss the game app with your student/parent.
  2. You discuss the speaking clubs with your student/parent.
  3. You discuss certificates with your student/parent and explain that the students get certificates once they finish each course. 

 

  • 24h bonuses, asking to press ‘Subscription’

 

While assessing, methodologists pay attention to the way you discuss the bonuses and ask to press ‘Subscription’.

Check yourself!

Please read these statements and put a “tick” or “cross” in front of them. Work on the points which you marked with a cross.

  1. You explain to your student that they can get a bonus if they pay within 24 hours.
  2. You ask your student/parent to press ‘Subscription’.

 

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