"NEW! Beginning July 2013, you will be required to take the TESOL - Teaching Grammar course as part of the certificate program. You may take online and classroom courses in any combination to earn the 120-hour certificate.
If you began your coursework prior to July 2013, you may combine online and classroom courses NOT INCLUDING Teaching Grammar, to earn a 100 to 120 hour certificate, depending on courses taken.
The TESOL Methods and Materials course focuses on effective methods for teaching Grammar, Pronunciation, Listening, Speaking, Reading, and Writing. Presents techniques and strategies for teaching English as a second language, including how to locate, evaluate, and adapt materials for specific ESL/EFL classroom environments. Become familiar with lesson planning procedures and assessment tools for all the skill areas. Also observe and summarize ESL/EFL classroom teaching in your local area.
Textbook: “Methodology in Language Teaching: An Anthology of Current Practice” by Jack C. Richards, Willy A. Renandya. Cambridge University Press, ISBN 9780521004404, Available at the KSU Center Bookstore. Adobe Ebook Reader ISBN: 9780511500411 available through various sources online.
This course earns 4 PLUs (through 6/30, 2013). Prerequisite: You must establish and maintain an account on the Moodle Distance Learning system, have access to the internet and email to participate in this class.