Certificate in Teaching Enlgish to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
OBJECTIVE

This course is specifically targeted at those learners who are interested in teaching English to speakers of other languages. This course provides an overview of teaching English to speakers of other languages with an emphasis on methodology. The course provides the learners with the essential knowledge and skills on effective teaching and opportunities for them to apply their knowledge and practise their skills in the course.

 
Learning outcome

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • understand the different motivations and expectations that adults bring to learning English.
  • demonstrate an awareness of the different learning styles and preferences that adults bring to learning English.
  • understand the broad range of learning needs.
  • understand a range of the rules and conventions relating to words, sentences, paragraphs and texts
  • use strategies, approaches and techniques to develop learnersí language knowledge
  • understand how approaches to reading texts and listening texts vary depending on the purpose of reading, and make practical use of this in teaching
  • understand and use strategies, approaches and techniques to develop learnersí receptive and productive skills
  • understand the purpose and principles of planning for effective teaching
 
Certificate Awarding Body
This certificate is awarded by Chartered Institute of Technology.
 
Name of Award
Upon completion of course students will be awarded with the Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.
 
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

The minimum entry requirement is either one of the following criteria:

  • Student shall have minimum age of 18 years old with Diploma in any discipline
  • Mature applicants of 22 years of age with minimum of 2 years of working experience.
  • Other qualifications will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.
  • Min. English IELTS 6.0 or equivalent

Duration
3 Months (Full Time)
6 Months (Part Time)

Intakes
September

 
Course Structure

Module Code

Module Name

Hours

ENTR105

Learners and Teachers

50

ENTR106

Language Analysis and Skills

50

ENTR107

Planning and Resources

50

ENTR108

Classroom Management

50

 
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Modules Synopsis
ENTR105 Learners and Teachers

This module provides the learner an overview of the learnersí and teachersí learning and teaching context. This module assists the learner to understand and be aware of the different learning styles and preferences that adults bring to learning English. It also helps the learner to further understand in broad terms the context in which teaching is taking place with special reference to the learners, the physical surroundings and the availability of resources.

 
ENTR106 Language Analysis and Skills

This module provides the learners the necessary skills of how to teach speaking, writing, listening and reading. It also enhances the ability of the learner to identify some significant differences between their own language and a foreign language, and demonstrate in practice the learnerís understanding of the relevance of some of these differences for the teacher and learner. It also uses different strategies, approaches and techniques to develop learnersí language knowledge, for example inductive and deductive presentations.

 
ENTR107 Planning and Resources

This module provides the learner the necessary skills for effective lesson planning and strategies for selecting appropriate teaching resources. It further enhances the learnerís skills in managing and planning for effective teaching to adult learners.

 
ENTR108 Classroom Management

This module enables the learner to develop the teaching and practical skills for effective organization of the class. It further enhances the learnerís skills through how to manage the physical features of the classroom in order to suit the leaners and the type of lesson and at the same time ensure safety regulations are taken into account. This module also helps the learner to understand and monitor the behaviour of other learners in class and how to respond appropriately.

 
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LEARNING & ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
Learning and Teaching Strategies

The modules are delivered via lectures, PowerPoint presentations, tutorials and individual assistance as required.

 
Assessment Criteria

Students are assessed based on assignments and projects.

 
Graduation Requirements

On successful completion of this Certificate in TESOL program, students will be able to receive a certificate ďCertificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other LanguagesĒ their respective area of course. This certificate is awarded by Chartered Institute of Technology.

Student must achieve an overall mark score of minimum 50% for all the modules in order to graduate with the respective award.

 
The grades for awards of respective course are as follows:
No. Marks Grade Grade Description
1. 80% and above A Very Good
2. 70% to 79% B Credit
3. 60% to 69% C Good Pass
4. 50% to 59% D Pass
5. 0% to 49% F Fail
6. 50% P Re-sit Pass
 
Articulation Pathway

Upon successful completion of this certificate program, students will be able to progress their study to progress to the Diploma or Postgraduate Diploma program as long as they fulfil the entry requirements for IELTS and have a relevant minimum qualification requirement.

 
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