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Certificates in TESOL

Program Description:

This intensive teaching certificate program prepares participants to teach students whose skills range from beginning or low literacy to college/university levels. Classes integrate theory and teaching practice in an ESOL classroom enabling teacher-trainees to apply what they have learned immediately. The certificate consists of 8 required courses. A detailed certificate brochure is available on our website, at our open house and in our office

Native speakers of English should have a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university. Applicants with at least 60 college credits will be considered. Non-native speakers of English must demonstrate oral competency and score at least 80 on the TOEFL exam, including at least a 20 on the verbal section. IELTS score of 6.5-7.0+ is accepted in place of TOEFLibt. All applicants must complete the online application form, including a 300-word writing sample explaining your interest in teaching ESL, and email a college transcript.

Prospective students should be aware that this program does not certify teachers to teach ESL in U.S. public schools. Students learning under an F-1 visa must complete the entire program, including observing hours, in one semester to meet the 18/hours a week required by law to maintain their visa status.BROCHURE
TESOL Application: Application
Duration of the Program: The program consists of 8 courses; it takes 4 month to complete. Minimum Passing Grade C
Books: Azar, B. & Hagen, S. (2011). Fundamentals of English Grammar with Audio CDs and Answer Key (4th Edition), ISBN-13: 978-0137071692 for ELT02 - English Grammar Review Brown, H.D. & Lee, H. (2015). Teaching by Principles: An Interactive Approach to Language Pedagogy (4th Edition) 4th Edition by , ISBN-13: 978-0133925852 the main book for the program Folse, K.S. (2009). Keys to teaching Grammar to English Language Learners. University of Michigan Press, ISBN-13: 978-0472032204 for ELT03 – Tips and Tools for Teaching Grammar Folse, K.S. (2006). The Art of Teaching Speaking. Publisher - Michigan, ISBN-13: 978-0472031658for ELT05 - Techniques for Teaching Oral and Listening Skills
Tuition: $4,035
Payment Plan: Down payment of $2,035 + 2 payments of $1000. (must call to register with a payment plan)
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