EFL/ESL Teacher Training Program

TESOL Certificate (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

PROGRAM GOAL

EFL/ESL Teacher training is to provide our students with the highest quality of training and guidance that enables them to seek out teaching opportunities across the globe, or further education.

OUTCOMES OF EFL/ESL TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAM: TESOL CERTIFICATE

At the end of the program, participants will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of how language is learned.
  • Identify current language teaching methodologies and their advantages and disadvantages, and effectively apply practices into use.
  • Evaluate, select and use appropriate materials for language skill being taught.
  • Create a comfortable learning environment.
  • Evaluate own teaching effectiveness.
 
COURSE REQUIREMENT:

English proficiency is required.

For non-English speaker, the applicant must meet one of the following admission requirements;           

  1. completion of our academic ESL (level 6) OR
  2. submission of one of the official scores :  – TOEFL iBT: 70, IELTS: 6.0, or TOEIC: 635

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Module One: Introduction to language and language learning

Module Description:

This module provides an overview of how language is learned, and how second language learners best learn language. Learners gain an understanding of how age impacts language learning, as well as how one’s first language impacts the acquisition of another language. Additionally, learners also gain an understanding of linguistic terminology.

Key Concepts:

  • Understanding of Language Learning Theories
  • Awareness of age’s impact on language learning
  • Knowledge of terminology for describing linguistic forms and functions
  • Awareness of interlanguage 
Module Two: The English Language

Module Description:

This module provides an overview of English Grammar, Lexis and Vocabulary and Pronunciation.

Key Concepts:

  • Understanding of the grammatical features of English
  • Awareness of lexis, vocabulary and collocations
  • Knowledge of pronunciation rules 
Module Three: English language teaching

Module Description:

The module covers common teaching methodologies and activities used in ESL and EFL instruction.  Students learn to identify which methods are best used at a particular level, or to teach a particular skill area.

Key Concepts:

  • Understanding of methods of introducing language (PPP)
  • Understanding of methodologies and activities including: Total Physical Response, communicative approach, dialogue/drill, role play, problem solving, inductive and deductive teaching, task-based approach
Module Four: Teaching Language Skills and Lesson Planning: Reading, Writing, Grammar, Listening, Speaking, Pronunciation

Module Description:

This module provides learners an overview of the four skill areas: Reading, Writing, Listening, Speaking involved in EFL/ESL instruction, how to develop effective lessons within a skill area, and methods and approaches commonly used to instruct.

Key Concepts:

  • Gain an understanding of how to teach writing, types of writing, and designing practical writing tasks
  • Gain an understanding of how to teach reading, types of reading, and designing practical reading tasks
  • Gain an understanding of how to teach listening, types of listening tasks, and designing practical listening tasks
  • Grain an understanding of how to teach speaking, types of speaking, and designing practical speaking tasks
Module Five: Assessment

Module Description:

This module provides learners an overview of the two main types of assessment: formative and summative. Participants learn how to develop assessments based on student learning outcomes, and how to effectively create and use a variety of assessment scales, such as rubrics.

Key Concepts:

  • Gain an understanding of formative and summative assessments
  • Determine effective assessment measures for instructional goal
  • Develop and utilize assessment scales
Module Six: Practicum: Observations

Module Description:

This module provides learners an opportunity to observe a wide variety of ESL classes.

Key Concepts:

  • Gain an understanding of the ESL classroom
  • Observe techniques, methodologies and approaches
Module Seven: Practicum: teaching and tutoring

Module Description:

This module provides learners an opportunity to work with experienced teachers. Students will work on generating effective lesson plans, and instructing small or large groups of students.

Key Concepts:

  • Apply newly learned techniques, methodologies and approaches

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HOW TO APPLY:
 
  1. Fill out the application form below and submit the application form below
  2. For international student, send the proof of standardized test scores (iBT TOEFL, IELTS, or TOEIC) to admission@amlotus.edu 
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