A skill in demand world-wide: Teaching English to speakers of other languages.
This 30-hour online 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).
Hours: 30 hours / 3 CEUs
When: June 19 - July 16, 2017
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 presentations, reading and writing activities, and engaging discussions, 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
Individuals who are interested in gaining proficiency with younger learners in public school teaching settings should visit the UGA College of Education's Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. The College of Education program can lead to teaching certification in public schools.
Once-a-week live, online office hours with the instructor will be held on Thursday evenings from 5:30 - 6:00 p.m. EST for four weeks. Participation in these sessions is optional.
$450 – Single module
Certificate of Completion from the University of Georgia
3 CEUs for this module