Explore practical approaches to language teaching—and put them into practice.

This 30-hour course presents a practical modern-grammar and communicative approach to teaching English as a second or additional language in an English-speaking country or as a foreign language in another country. The focus is on developing curriculum and lessons for teaching written and spoken English for formal and informal communication in the workplace, the community, and the school.

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Snapshot

Format: Online

Hours: 30

Credits: 3 CEUs

When: May 10 - June 6

Cost: $450 + textbook

We will explore the traditional and contemporary approaches to language teaching. The class will practice developing programs, courses, and lessons, and will perform teaching activities. In addition, we examine content-based language learning, computer-assisted learning, and the online delivery component for teaching and learning.

This course, which requires the student to purchase a textbook, 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

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.

Course Information

Course Number: 

93101

Course Date: 
Monday, May 10, 2021 to Sunday, June 6, 2021
Course Date Info: 

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.

Course Format: 
Online
Course Fee(s): 

$450 – Single module plus textbook

Textbook must be purchased by the student

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.