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).

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Snapshot

Format: Online

Hours: 30

Credits: 3 CEUs

When: Jan. 25 - Feb. 21, 2021

Cost: $450

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
  • 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: 

93095

Course Date: 
Monday, January 25, 2021 to Sunday, February 21, 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

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.