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TESOL: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Get a head start on your TESOL journey
On this three-week course, you’ll build a strong foundational knowledge of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).
You’ll learn theories and concepts that are useful if you are considering embarking on a full TESOL course as it gives you the opportunity to sample the MA TESOL offered at Edge Hill University.
The knowledge you acquire on the course will also help advance your professional development as an English language teacher.
Learn the best practices on how to teach English
You’ll discover language teaching methodologies that prove successful in the classroom, to help improve your learning experience and achieve great results with your students.
You’ll also explore current advances in material design to help you create lessons with learner needs in mind.
Explore the concept of second language acquisition
Delving into theories of second language acquisition, you’ll learn about the role of individual differences in language learning success.
You’ll critically evaluate these theories to gain an understanding of what it takes to learn a second language.
Gain a solid introduction to linguistics
Throughout the course, you’ll be introduced to the study of linguistics.
You’ll learn through a variety of methods including lectures, up-to-date reading, and interactive tasks to help cement your learning.
Receive guidance from the experts at Edge Hill University
Each part of the course is supported closely by the highly qualified staff at the Edge Hill University Language School – validated as an approved provider of the Trinity CertTESOL course.
By the end of this course, you’ll have the knowledge to further your professional development as a language teacher and have had a brilliant insight into a Master’s degree at a leading UK university.
Learning on this course
On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Explore theories of second language acquisition in relation to individual differences in second language learning achievement
- Discuss various language teaching approaches and methodologies
- Reflect on language teaching materials according to various learner needs
Who is the course for?
This course is designed for those interested in taking a full Masters in TESOL via online learning.
You may have a degree in teaching or another subject, or you may just have an interest in embarking on a full degree through to Masters in the field.
What software or tools do you need?
No specific software is required for this course however we may make recommendations as to software that you may find useful.
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