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Intermediate Level

A high intermediate, advanced or native level of the English language.

Approx. 22 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

What you will learn

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    Understand the basic principles of Second Language Acquistion and how they apply to ESL learners online

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    Conduct a needs analysis, and create course objectives, content and lesson around the needs students

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    Understand Task-Based Language Teaching, the stages of a lesson, and the structure of a lesson plan

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    Understand how to give feedback based on theories and best practices

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Intermediate Level

A high intermediate, advanced or native level of the English language.

Approx. 22 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Introduction to the Online Classroom

In this module we will introduce you to the online classroom by showing you what generally happens in an online session, how to create an environment in which students are engaged, facilitate group work/pair work online, and we will review some basic Computer Assisted Language Learning concepts.

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6 videos (Total 17 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
6 videos
Do you have everything you need? Let's pack!3m
You might be ready, but how about your students?2m
What are you going to do on the plane?5m
Facilitating Pair Work Online1m
That's a wrap!20s
5 readings
Course Information - Please read!10m
What is CALL? An Introduction to Computer Assisted Language Learning10m
Checklist: Are you ready?10m
Three Ways to Engage Students10m
How to Facilitate Pair Work10m
2 practice exercises
Quiz Lesson 1
Quiz Lesson 2
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Introduction to Second Language Acquisition

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11 videos (Total 23 min), 6 readings, 2 quizzes
11 videos
Learning a New Language: Hello Brazil!2m
Learning in Brazil5m
Elaborated Input2m
Teaching: Providing Input Example 154s
Providing Input Example 21m
Authentic Input Example47s
Touring Brazil2m
Interaction Example 14m
Interaction Example Expanded1m
See you in the next module!45s
6 readings
The Difficulties of Learning a New Language10m
Second Language Acquisition: Input10m
Authentic Input10m
Second Language Acquisition: Output10m
The Pillars of SLA: Interaction10m
The Pillars of SLA: Feedback10m
2 practice exercises
Quiz Lesson 1
Quiz Lesson 2
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Module 3: Introduction to Task Based Language Teaching

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9 videos (Total 32 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
9 videos
Off to Turkey!37s
Introduction to TBLT15m
Interview with Ipek7m
Teaching: Using a Task2m
Turkish Market33s
Checking-in27s
Using a Business-Related Task1m
Using a Travel-Related Task33s
7 readings
Understand the Meaning of a 'Task'10m
Understanding the General Principles of TBLT10m
Understanding a Needs Analysis10m
Using Tasks in the Classroom10m
Encourage Chunk Learning10m
Promote Learning by Doing10m
Wrapping up Module 310m
2 practice exercises
Quiz Lesson 1
Quiz Lesson 2
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Module 4: Lesson Planning and Structures

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11 videos (Total 22 min), 10 readings, 3 quizzes
11 videos
Check-in with Braedon1m
Interview with Rizwana9m
Braedon's Urdu Lesson1m
Check-in with Braedon: How was it?2m
Outline Example30s
Warmer Example37s
Presentation Example33s
Practice and Feedback Example1m
Summary Example1m
See You in Module 5!1m
10 readings
Introduction to Lesson Stages10m
Outline10m
Warmer10m
Presentation10m
Practice and Feedback10m
Summary10m
Developing a Lesson Plan10m
Setting Objectives in Lesson Planning10m
Understand Instructional Scaffolding10m
Differentiated Instruction10m
3 practice exercises
Quiz Lesson 1
Quiz Lesson 2
Quiz Lesson 3

Instructor

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Emilia Gracia

International Educator
Arizona

About Arizona State University

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