TESOL COURSES

Master Diploma of Educational Studies in TESOL (300 hrs.)

TEFL / TESOL Master Diploma Modules and Units

The Master Diploma of Educational Studies in TESOL is a 300 hour course. This advanced online TEFL / TESOL course has a total of fourteen contemporary Modules. The study load and pace can be determined by you thereby fitting into your busy schedule. The study modules are outline below:

• 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

• First Day Activity: Getting to know you
• A Warmer / Communication Activity
• A Listening Lesson
• Teaching a Grammatical Structure
• A Communication Lesson

• Application and role of technology as a language learning tool
• Hardware and devices
• Information gathering tools
• Web-based manipulation tools
• Social networking
• Virtual learning platforms

• The ESL Programme
• Withdrawal from the Mainstream
• Assessment & Testing
• Support Teaching in the Mainstream
• Marking Schemes & Report Writing

Course Assessment

Assessment for the Master Diploma of Educational Studies in TESOL comprises of fourteen assignments – one assignment submitted after covering all course materials in each module. The overall pass grade/mark is 60% for this online advanced TEFL / TESOL course. Click here to read further regarding online TEFL / TESOL course delivery.