You may take online and classroom courses in any combination to earn the 120-hour certificate.
The TESOL Methods and Materials course focuses on effective methods for teaching Grammar, Pronunciation, Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing. Presents techniques and strategies including how to locate, evaluate, and adapt materials for specific ESL/EFL classroom environments. Become familiar with lesson planning and assessment tools for all the skill areas. Also observe and summarize ESL/EFL classroom teaching in your local area.
This course earns 3 PLUs. Prerequisite: You must establish and maintain an account on the distance learning website, and have access to the Internet and email. Speakers and/or headphones are recommended for participation in live course lectures or Q&A.
Online courses are interactive, with ongoing feedback from the instructor. Material is presented in a variety of ways, which may include: pre-recorded lectures, videos, audio files, powerpoint slides, and live review sessions.
Class runs six weeks, Monday to Sunday. Content and curriculum are communicated each week from your course website. Your participation in online discussions and weekly assignments is mandatory to meet attendance requirements.