Global TESOL Module — Orientation to the Profession of TESOL

A skill in demand world-wide: Teaching English to speakers of other languages.

This 30-hour classroom course explores the profession of TESOL from both learning and teaching perspectives, in the U.S and in other countries. We will examine key issues related to developing curriculum and individual lesson plans for teaching Basic English, Academic or Vocational English, and English for Special Purposes via English as a Second Language (ESL) or as a foreign language (EFL). 

Snapshot

  • Format: Classroom 

    Hours: 30 hours / 3 CEUs

    Where: UGA's Gwinnett campus

    When: Jan. 17 - Feb. 7, 2015

    Cost: $389 

Topics include professionalism, career development and transitions and/or avocations, job searches, the standards and changes within the field, global issues related to culture and language, fundamentals of lesson and curriculum development, and the activities of the practitioner and the learner.

This course, which includes lectures, interactive study and cross-cultural activities, can be taken as an individual study or as one of the four modules of the Global TESOL Certificate Program. 

Who Should Attend?

  • Individuals interested in teaching English to speakers of other languages
  • Teachers, instructors or trainers
  • Au pairs
  • Translators

Course Information

Course Number: 

84786

Course Date: 
Saturday, January 17, 2015 - Saturday, February 7, 2015
Course Date Info: 

Saturdays, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Course Format: 
Classroom
Location: 
University of Georgia Gwinnett Campus
2530 Sever Rd NW, Lawrenceville, GA 30043
United States
Course Fee(s): 

$389 – Single module

Continuing Education Information: 

Certificate of Completion from the University of Georgia
3 CEUs or 3 PLUs for this module

To receive PLUs, teachers must complete and submit this Prior Approval Form before starting the class.

Sarah Anne Shope, PhD, brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in teaching English to speaker of other languages. She has been active in developing and facilitating Global TESOL training courses and programs, and her area of expertise includes applied linguistics, issues of culture, methodology for teaching English as a second language and/or as a foreign language, and creative professional writing. As a professional writer, Shope has considerable commercial, literary and academic publication credits. 

  • Must have excellent communication skills in English
  • High school diploma or bachelors degree