This is the second of the Teaching English to Students of Other Languages (TESOL) Certificate Program and is taken after successfully completing the TESOL – Basics course.
An overview of English language grammar, with special emphasis on structures most commonly taught in English language classes, is covered in this course. This is a hybrid course and is offered in the winter quarter only. The class meets weekly in person for three hours, and online self-study for 1.6 hours of instruction.
Grammar for English Language Teachers, 2nd Edition (Martin Parrott, ISBN: 9780521712040, Cambridge University Press)
- Develop an understanding of the role of grammar in second language instruction
- Develop fluency in grammar-speak
- Gain the ability to explain, present, and provide examples of various grammar points
- Demonstrate an ability to recognize and identify grammatical errors, and know how to fix them
- Create a bibliography of credible grammar sources
- Demonstrate an ability to talk about, work with, and teach grammar structures
- Create several worksheets and two lesson plans to be used in future ESL classes
- Become aware of the role that a TESOL certificate plays in employment in the field of teaching English to non-native speakers
Who Should Take this Class?
- Native Speakers of English who want to work internationally teaching English
- International students who are studying in the U.S. and want to teach English overseas
- Current tutors and teachers of English language learners at tutoring centers and nonprofit agencies
- Successful completion of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) – Basics
- BA/BS degree from English speaking country
- Non-native speakers must have a minimum score of 92 on the TOEFL iBT or 7 on the IELTS