Diploma in TESOL

Course Description

The Diploma in Teaching English To Speakers Of Other Languages is specifically designed for those who are interested in teaching English as a second or foreign language.  After completion of this course, participants are able to understand how language is acquired and what constitutes errors in a language. Apart from that, participants are also exposed to the methodologies and the principles of teaching modern language. Participants are also trained on basic linguistics, the principles of designing lesson plans and the appropriate use of materials and teaching aids to teach English language in the class. Class organisation is also one of the topics trained in this course.

Key Information

You can work at your own pace when you have time and therefore have control over how long you will take to finish the course and earn your Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.

The course is complete in itself and you do not need to buy any other materials. However, many students, particularly if they are trying for high grades, chose to undertake a certain amount of further reading from the suggested booklist.

Each module has two assignments that you must complete and send to your tutor by e-mail to be reviewed before submitting to London Teacher Training College.
You can e-mail or come in person to meet  your  tutor as often as you need to. Your tutor will do his or her best to assist you in completing your assignments.  If your assignment needs to be improved your tutor will make helpful suggestions.

Modules

Module 1:

  • Introduction to Language,
  • First and Second Language Acquisition and
  • Methods of teaching language

Module 2:

  • Teaching the four skills of English language and
  • Use of appropriate teaching materials and aids

Module 3:

  • Scheme of work,
  • Role of a teacher,
  • Class organization,
  • Assessment and
  • Lesson Planning

Module 4:

  • Basic Linguistics and Grammar

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who wishes to teach English on a fullt time or part time basis. The most important prerequisite is that students must be fluent in both oral and written English.

 

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Other great things about this course!

  • Students are allowed to repeat classes either in the intensive or bi-weekly schedule FOC to be able to learn at their own pace and to cater for busy working adults.
  • All students have free access to the e-learning system where videos of past TESOL lessons are archived.

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