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ENGLISH LANGUAGE TUITION

> Level 4

PLEASE NOTE: Resit: (for Honours students only): Candidates achieving a CAS mark of 6-8 may be awarded compensatory level 1 credit. Candidates achieving a CAS mark of less than 6 will be required to submit themselves for re-assessment and should contact the Course Co-ordinator for further details.

LC 4801
Professional Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
CREDIT POINTS 60

Course Co-ordinator: Mr D Bell

Pre-requisite(s): None.

The course provides comprehensive preparation for anyone considering a career in the field of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. It consists of a balanced mix of theory and practice on key topics such as Modern English Grammar, Lexis and Phonology, Approaches to Language Learning & Teaching; Language Teaching Methodology; Planning Lessons; Selecting, Adapting & Creating Teaching Materials; Classroom Management; Grammar & Phonology For English Language Teachers and Classroom Teaching Practice.

A 4 week Distance Learning component followed by an intensive 4 week block delivered on-campus. The face-to-face component of the course consists of the following:

Week 1: Daily input sessions 9am-12pm & 2pm-5pm
Week 2: Input sessions 9am-12pm & peer teaching/teaching practice 2pm-5pm
Week 3: Input sessions 9am-12pm & observed and assessed teaching practice 2pm-5pm
Week 4: Input sessions 9am-12pm & observed and assessed teaching practice 2pm-5pm

1st attempt: Continuous assessment based on a portfolio of different oral and written tasks (50%)
Observation of Classroom Teaching (50%)
Resit: Portfolio of oral and written tasks (50%)
Observation of Classroom Teaching (50%)