THE TESOL ADVANTAGE
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
opens doors no matter the community.
E N G L I S H Global Language of the 21st Century
WHO NEEDS TO LEARN ENGLISH?
A 6-day intensive 60-hour course designed to introduce and jump start your TESOL goals with instruction and a practicum given by experienced instructors. This option is great for those wanting to teach English to speakers of other languages as a tutor or group instructor. During this course you’ll be exposed to teaching techniques that work, get a chance to put practical teaching theory into practice, and network with a small group of participants who have similar goals. Below are topics covered in the 60-hour course. Elements from most will cover both adult and children’s instruction.
- Teachers & Learners
How to focus on learner outcomes not just teaching plans.
- Teaching A New Language
Identifying natural barriers to language acquisition.
- Classroom Management
Tips and tricks to practice for the real world.
- Lesson Planning
Putting theory into practice with the right tools.
- Receptive Skills
Help students build the needed skills for language acquisition.
- Productive Skills
Manage classroom time effectively with good planning, sourcing.
- Building Lesson Materials
What to look for when searching for just the right lesson materials.
- Evaluation & Testing
Assessment is an important part of the teaching process. You can do it!
- Multimedia Encounters
Using multimedia to your advantage without letting it become a distraction.
- Games & Activities
Basic games for children and adults as well as exercises to hold their interest.
- Cultural Awareness
Using cultural differences to your advantage with respect and humility.
Quizzes help assess effectiveness. You’ve come a long way so we want to make sure our training sticks.
40-HOUR SELF-DIRECTED STUDY
TESOL Advantage +
For just a little extra expense and effort, participants can qualify for the 100-hour self-directed study certificate. In addition to the Advantage level, Advantage + offers a self-directed grammar refresher that will serve as a great resource for those planning to work or tutor in higher education or business setting. Additionally, many paid jobs overseas require a 100-hour certificate which includes at least 60 hours of classroom instruction. We do not offer an online course as most reputable employers overseas would not accept a purely online certificate.
- 60-hour certificate awarded upon successful completion.
- 6 days intensive course @ 10 hrs/day (Mon-Sat)
- Training Location: UPCI World Headquarters
- *Does not include food and lodging.
TESOL Advantage +
- TESOL Advantage certificate required.
- 100-hour certificate mailed upon successful completion.
- 3 months to complete the final quiz with 80% minimum score.