TESOL 130 Certificate
TESOL - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
- 130 hour program
- One month full-time or 12 weeks part-time evenings
- Full “real” practicum arranged in Language School
- Recognized by TESL Canada as Professional Standard 1
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The objective of this teacher training program is to provide the hands on experience, theory and training to enable participants to become qualified ESL/EFL teachers. New teachers may teach in Canada or overseas.
This program is recognized by TESL Canada. Students who successfully complete this program and have a degree may apply for TESL Canada’s Professional Standard Level One certification.*
Note*: To be able to apply for TESL Canada certification, students must meet the education (BA or equivalent) and language requirements (iBT 80, IELTS 6.5) as specified by TESL Canada. www.tesl.ca.
- Native English speaker or high advanced English level
- Recommend undergraduate degree plus some teaching experience
- Minimum 1 year university
Module A: Methodology for Teaching Speaking, Listening, and Pronunciation, Linguistics, Pedagogical Theory, Material Analysis and Development
Module B: Methodology for Teaching Grammar, Reading, and Writing, Second Language Acquisition, Feedback and Error Correction
Module C: Methodology for teaching Vocabulary and Integrated Skills, Teaching Children, Unit Planning and Curriculum Development, Testing, Evaluation and Assessment
All modules will include Classroom Management, Lesson Planning, Teacher Discourse, Intercultural Awareness and Communication, Professional Conduct and Development.
Applicants will have opportunities to observe classes in language schools, practice teaching with their peers, and finally teach their own classes with real students under the supervision of a sponsor teacher. Feedback will be given by both the sponsor teacher and the practicum supervisor.
12 weeks part-time evenings (3 hours X 3 nights/week) or 1 month full time. Teaching practicum arranged after program on an individual basis. Practicum length: 3-6 weeks.
Start Dates - 2013
Jan 2, Jan 28, Feb 25, Mar 25, Apr 22, May 21, Jun 17, Jul 15, Aug 12, Sep 9, Oct 7, Nov 4, Dec 2, Dec 30
Start Dates - 2014
Jan 27, Feb 24, Mar 24, April 21, May 20, June 16, July 14, Aug 11, Sep 8, Oct 6, Nov 3, Dec 1Please contact : Greystone College Vancouver.
What is TESL Canada?
TESL CANADA (Teaching English as a Second Language in Canada) is a national organization dedicated to advancing communication and coordinating awareness of issues for those concerned
with English as a second language and English skills development. The organization promotes advocacy for ESL learners, unifies teachers and learners by providing a forum and network
capabilities, supports the sharing of knowledge and experiences across Canada, and represents diverse needs and interests in TESL nationally and internationally.
Learn more: TESL Canada Website