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Program Title

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION IN TEACHING ENGLISH OF SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES

Program Code

HLCE03

Credits

Non-degree

Expected Length

~5.0 Weeks (Half-time)

Modes of Study

Half-time

Methods of Delivery

On-campus
Online

Admissions Deadline

No Deadline

Next Start Date

On Demand

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PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE OF EDUCATION IN TEACHING ENGLISH OF SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES

  • The PCETESOL (Professional Certificate of Education in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) program is an interdisciplinary and rigorous curriculum that prepares graduates to teach English in diverse instructional settings where it serves as a second, foreign, or international language. This 150-hour T.E.S.O.L. certificate program offers a balance of theory and practice in teaching English to speakers of other languages.

     

    In the 21st century, English has become the dominant language of communication, business, and global transactions. As international borders become more fluid and the global market presence grows, there is a higher demand for quality English language programs and TESOL instructors both in the United States and abroad.

     

    The PCETESOL program offers a comprehensive study of core knowledge in the field of TESOL, including aspects of linguistics and sociolinguistics, English structure, teaching and assessing methodology, literacy development, curriculum development, and language assessment. It is a suitable program for individuals who aspire to teach English in various ESL settings in the United States and overseas and for those who wish to enhance their competencies in T.E.S.O.L.

     

    Whether you are an aspiring educator, career changer, recent graduate, international student, or current teacher, this program provides foundational knowledge and real-world skills necessary for a successful career in T.E.S.O.L. It balances current theory and practical experience in second language acquisition instructional methods, effectively preparing graduates to enter the T.E.S.O.L. profession.

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    T.E.S.O.L. Methods: Listening and Speaking Development

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    Fundamentals of Language and English Language Learners

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    Theories of Language Learning and Teaching

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    T.E.S.O.L. Methods: Vocabulary and Grammar Development

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    Principles of Language Assessment and Testing

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    Instructional Models and Programs

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    Teaching and Learning with Technology in E.S.O.L. Classrooms

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    T.E.S.O.L. Methods: Reading and Writing Development

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    RESEARCH  REQUIREMENTS

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    Capstone Project in T.E.S.O.L.

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    ELECTIVES