TESOL: Core Modules (Developing)


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Through this course, you will learn about the theories and principles of teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language. These principles and theories will be explored, analyzed and discussed to prepare trainees for quality lesson planning and teaching practices.


In this course you will learn:

  • Theoes of language, learning, and teaching
  • Practical considerations on Second Language Teaching
  • Teaching in practice


Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • identify old and current approaches in second language pedagogy
  • understand and apply theories on teaching language skills
  • plan and teach lessons based on principles of second language pedagogy


Divided into three main modules, this foundation level course is scheduled as follows:


Module 1: Foundations: Language, Learning, and Teaching

  • Week 1: Introduction to Components of Language
  • Week 2: Foundations of Language Learning
  • Week 3: History of Language Teaching
  • Week 4: Communicative Language Teaching
  • Week 5: Principles of Language Teaching


Module 2: Developing: Second Language Teaching

  • Week 6: Contexts of Second Language Teaching
  • Week 7: Teaching Sub-skills: Grammar, Vocabulary, and Pronunciation
  • Week 8: Teaching Receptive Skills: Listening and Reading
  • Week 9: Teaching Productive Skills: Speaking and Writing
  • Week 10: Lesson Planning


Module 3: Practice: Teaching Practicum

  • Week 11: Classroom Observation
  • Week 12: Classroom Teaching

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