TESOL COURSES

Advanced Diploma of Educational Studies in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Adv.Dip.(ES) TESOL (250 hrs.)

Course Content

There are eleven (11) Modules in the Advanced Diploma Course. Each module may be completed in two weeks. This period may be extended (up to 9 months) offering you flexibility and allowing you to work at your own pace. We at the TEFL Training College understand that life’s commitments may not always make it possible to follow a rigid schedule of study.

• What is TESOL?
• Associations and organizations
• Professional Development, Employment and Career opportunities
• Motivation, Goals and Timetables
• Your study environment and your health
• Active Learning
• How to Research, Write and Present Essays
• Your future is in your hands

• The Language Systems
• Phonetics and phonology
• Vocabulary (Lexis)
• Grammar (Syntax)

• The English Language
• Approaches to Teaching Methodology
• Receptive Skills (Reading and Listening)
• Productive Skills (Writing and Speaking)

• Lesson planning and use of teaching resources and materials
• Classroom Management, Options and Techniques
• Activities for the Classroom

• Assessment and testing
• Technology in the classroom
• Marking Schemes
• English for specific purposes

• Describing Teachers
• Further Teacher Learning
• Observation as a Learning Tool
• Evaluating Your Teaching

• The ESL Manager
• An Overview of the ESL Programme
• Philosophy, Aims and Objectives
• Development Plans and Target Setting
• ESL Policies and Procedures
• Recruiting ESL Teachers
• Business Practices in Language Schools

• The Nuts & Bolts of English
• English Tense Forms
• English Tense Functions
• Vocabulary and Phonology

• The motivation of young learners
• Activities and games for the Young Learner
• Initial English lessons
• Creating and adapting your materials and lesson ideas
• Teaching methodology

• Analysing and recognizing the needs of your business students
• Organising effective communication in a business classroom
• Teaching business vocabulary
• Taking into account the cultural differences of your students
• Planning a business lesson

• Advantages of one-to-one learning
• Discovering your student’s needs
• Problems and possible solutions of one-to-one teaching
• Creating and adapting your materials and lesson ideas
• Lesson resources