Introduction to Teaching English as a Second Language

Learn to teach English as a second language, make lesson plans, and classroom management skills with this free course.

FREE COURSE

Duration

2-3 Hours

Assessment

Yes

Certification

Yes

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MODULES (4)

Introduction To Teaching English As A Second Language

MODULE 1

The Learner

Learn more about the learner when teaching English as a second language.

Learning Outcomes

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Introduction 

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Knowles's Theory of Andragogy

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The Adult ESL Learner

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Learning Styles

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Stages of Second Language Acquisition

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Intercultural Communication

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Lesson Summary

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MODULE 2

Student Comprehension

In this module you will learn about student comprehension. Learn also about literacy, language teaching methods, phonological processing, vocabulary development, schema activation, and syntactic processing.

Student Comprehension - Learning Outcomes

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Literacy

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Language Teaching Methods

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Phonological Processing

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Vocabulary Development

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Schema Activation

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Syntactic Processing

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Student Comprehension - Lesson Summary

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MODULE 3

Teaching and Assessing

In this module, you will learn about teaching and assessing. You will also learn about ESL classroom management, Maslow's hierarchy of needs, ESL lesson plan, teaching grammar, technology in the ESL classroom, testing and evaluation.

Teaching And Assessing - Learning Outcomes

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ESL Classroom Management

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Maslow's Hierarchy Of Needs

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ESL Lesson Plan

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Teaching Grammar

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Technology In The ESL Classroom

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Testing And Evaluation

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Teaching And Assessing - Lesson Summary

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Course Assessment - Teach English As A Second Language Assessment

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Course Assessment

Description

This free TESL course guides you through the essential learning theories and practices needed to be a TESL instructor. It first describes the most important adult learning theories in use today and how to utilise these theories in an ESL lesson. You will then learn about the five stages of Second Language Acquisition and how to facilitate these stages in your classroom so that you can gain directly practical knowledge backed up by accepted theory.

Next, the course details the needs of adult ESL learners, the learning styles of students, and describes the activities and exercises that improve students’ English language abilities. Finally, it explains how to prepare for and conduct a lesson. This will include how to create a lesson plan, in particular, grammar lessons that meet the needs of ESL learners. You will then receive a strong set of guidelines and advice for how to manage a classroom and hold tests that meet required standards of validity and reliability.

There are millions of people, including in English-speaking countries, who don't speak English but really want to. The ability to teach this language will not only be a major career boost for yourself, but also a meaningful contribution to the lives of so many others. Students everywhere want to start their journey into the English-speaking world, and by taking this course you can help get them there. So use the motivation that got you this far and keep going!

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