Foundations for English Language Teaching I

Code: TESL8210

Course description

This course presents an overview of language teaching methodology. Topics will include four language skills of reading, writing, listening, and speaking and the focus area of vocabulary development. Students will learn core techniques for teaching the four skills and for planning effective lessons in various contexts using a wide range of materials and resources. Students will analyze standardized tests and develop strategies for effective formative and summative assessment in the classroom. Students will teach a skills-based lesson and develop an assessment tool to measure learning of the skill.

Course details

Hours: 35
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Delivery Options

Classroom Delivery: In-person instruction that takes place at a college campus.
Online Delivery: Content is delivered entirely online through self-directed components, allowing you the flexibility to learn anytime from wherever you are.
Remote Delivery: Technology-enabled virtual instruction that takes place outside of a physical classroom. Remote delivery includes some form of scheduled real-time virtual classes or drop-in times, as well as self-directed components.
Hybrid Delivery: Instruction that includes a combination of online or remote delivery, and some classroom activities.

Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Winter 2022 registration opens November 1, 2021. Spring 2022 registration opens February 7, 2022.