Mentor Courses: A Resource Book for Trainer-Trainers

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This experiential approach to mentoring offers a range of activities for exploring the roles and duties of mentors and for practising the skills required to support the development of learner-teachers.
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'This resource book has been organised with genuine thought and care for the reader/trainer. The adaptation and organisation of a range of activities focusing specifically on mentor training, combined with sound background reading, will provoke discussion and enrich the training process.' English Teaching Professional

'This prize willing resource book shows evidence of considerable research, and the result is an engaging and informative training manual which addresses key issues in mentor training.' English Teaching Professional, Issue 15, April 2000

'The well-thought out activities, and additional helpful information and suggestions will support those new at developing mentor skills, and inspire those with some background in this area.' Modern English Teacher, Jan 2001

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Table of Contents

Thanks and acknowledgements
Introduction 1
Ch. 1 Basic concepts 10
Ch. 2 Course procedures 33
Ch. 3 Lead-ins 39
Ch. 4 Seeing clearly 66
Ch. 5 Challenging appropriately 85
Ch. 6 Role-plays 110
Ch. 7 Assessing teaching 120
Ch. 8 Observation tasks 128
Ch. 9 Reading tasks 138
Ch. 10 Writing tasks 141
Conclusion 148
Photocopiable resources 153
References 194
List of figures 196
Appendices 197
Index 218
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