Core Content

  • Four methods of communication

    • Listening​

    • Speaking

    • Reading

    • Writing

  • Learning module

  • Teaching module

  • Grammar module

  • Classroom management

    • Teaching and learning styles​

    • Establishing a healthy classroom environment

    • Class orientation to specific ages

  • Effective lesson planning

    • Objectives​

    • Sensory Input

      • Kinaesthetic​

      • Tactile

      • Visual

      • Auditory

    • Developing stages of class with activities / goals in mind​

    • Developing a timeline

  • Explain, Clarify, Remember, Internalise, Fluency Use  (ECRIF)

    • Concept Checking Questions (CCQ's)​

    • Methods for specific communication skill

  • Reflection

    • Hot reflections

    • Kolb's Methodology of Reflection

  • Developing teaching aids

 

It shall be a very busy twenty weeks of dedicated teaching and learning, but in the end you shall be prepared and able to facilitate teaching learning through developing learning materials, developing effective lesson plans, delivering lessons, managing classrooms and reflecting on your own practice 

Who Should Attend

If you wish to complete a comprehensive course in Teaching English as a Second or Other Language (TESOL) facilitated by qualified teachers who have themselves completed a TESOL qualification and who have taught English to non-English speaking students, then this is the course for you.

Upon Completion

All successful graduates receive a Certificate of Teaching English as a Second or Other Language 

Instructional Plan - Scheme of Work

 

Core Content may include all or part of the following

Philosophy of Teaching Statement

Theorists, Methodology and Practice

Teaching, Learning and TESOL
Professional Teaching Conduct
Fundamentals of Linguistics
Intercultural Awareness and Communication
Factors That Affect Language Learning
Approaches to Second Language Learning
Acronyms

Classroom Management

Teaching Styles, Learning Styles, and Personality Types
Strategies for Establishing a Healthy Learning Environment
Rules, Routines and Schedules
Managing Disruptive Behavior
The Role of Discipline
Teaching Age-Specific Groups

 

Lesson Plans

Curriculum Planning
Identify Learning Objectives
Develop an Introduction
Develop Specific Learning Activities
Prepare to Check for Understanding
Prepare an Introduction,  Conclusion and Reflection
Develop a Timeline
Presentation and Evaluation of Your Lesson Plans
Tips for Planning Lessons
Additional Resources Regarding Lesson Planning

Teaching Vocabulary

Techniques for Teaching Vocabulary
Suggested Activities for Learning Vocabulary

Teaching Grammar

Techniques for Teaching Grammar
Strategies for Learning Grammar
Developing Activities for Teaching Grammar
Using a Textbook to Teach Grammar

Teaching Listening Skills

Techniques for Teaching Listening Skills
Strategies for Developing Listening Skills
Developing Listening Activities
Assisting Listening Proficiency

Teaching Speaking Skills

Techniques for Teaching Speaking Skills
Strategies for Developing Speaking Skills
Designing Speaking Activities
Pronunciation and Phonetics
Prosody: Stress, Rhythm, and Intonation
Phonetics
Assessing Speaking Skills

Teaching Reading Skills

Techniques for Teaching Reading Skills
Reading Aloud
Strategies for Developing Reading Skills
Developing Activities for Facilitating Reading
Assessing Reading Proficiency

Teaching Writing Skills

The Writing Process
Approaches for Teaching Writing
Strategies for Writing Assessing Writing Skills
Spelling and Punctuation

Educators as Assessors

Classroom Testing
Assessing Language Skills
Proficiency Testing
Teacher Assessment

Developing Teaching Aids

Icebreakers
Games
Humor
Music and Other Media


Upon completion of this course graduates shall be able to;​​

  • prepare and deliver lessons,

  • manage classroom

  • understand what makes an impactful lesson and how to engage with students to have the best results

  • facilitate learning for young learners, young adults, and adults

  • moderate and assess learning

  • develop learning material / teaching aids

  • implement support material to underpin learning

  • work with parents/guardians/extended families where applicable

  • work with peer

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Introduction

Four Methods of Communication

Four Methods of Communication

 

 

Barriers to Communication

Learning Module

Teaching Module

Grammar Module

Culture Module

Assignment for Portfolio

Effective Lessons

Effective Lessons

Effective Lessons

Effective Lessons

Effective Lessons

Reflection

Material Development

Practice Teaching

Practice Teaching

Prepare Final Portfolio

Final Portfolio Submission

Listening
Speaking
Effective Communication

Reading

Writing

Effective Communication

Concerns that create barriers towards communication

 

 

Objectives and Concept checking

Lesson Planning:  Sensory Input

  • Kinaesthetic

  • Tactile

  • Visual

  • Auditory

ECRIF

Methodology for specific communication skills

Level of Learning: 

Hot Reflection
Kolb's Reflection Methodology

Material for classes

Teaching Placement

Teaching Placement