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In this course, you will be introduced to some of the challenges of teaching and learning listening and speaking, such as paralinguistics, performance variables, reduced and regional forms, and differing types of oral discourse. Don't worry--you'll learn what those mean, too! Then you'll learn how to ease the acquisition of listening and speaking for your students. The course also highlights the powerful opportunity to include pronunciation in listening and speaking classes and offers strategies to incorporate pronunciation activities....
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Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week

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Suggested: 6 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week

Approx. 18 hours to complete
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English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

1

Section
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4 hours to complete

Basic Principles of Listening

In this module, learners are introduced to some of the fundamental elements of listening, including features that make listening a difficult chore for language learners. Learners are also introduced to basic listening strategies....
Reading
6 videos (Total 40 min), 1 reading, 5 quizzes
Video6 videos
Video 1: What Makes Listening Hard?8m
Video 2: Challenges to Listening for Learners11m
Video 3: What Makes Listening Hard (Take 2)5m
Video 4: Challenges to Listening for Teachers4m
Video 5: Summary Video6m
Reading1 reading
Welcome Guide to the Teach English Now! MOOC10m
Quiz4 practice exercises
Welcome Guide10m
Checkpoint Quiz (5 Q’s)10m
Checkpoint Quiz (5 Q’s)10m
Graded Checkpoint (10 Multiple Choice Questions)20m

2

Section
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4 hours to complete

Module 2: Listening Strategies

In this module, learners are introduced to strategies that students can use to simplify listening and take control of improving their listing skills. Learners are also introduced to strategies teachers can use to make second language listening easier for their students....
Reading
5 videos (Total 36 min), 3 readings, 4 quizzes
Video5 videos
Video 2: Listening Strategies for Learners9m
Video 3: What Makes Listening Easy…for Teachers5m
Video 4: Listening Strategies for Teachers7m
Video 5: Summary Video5m
Reading3 readings
Cornell Note Taking Method10m
Reading: Excerpts from 100 TESOL Activities10m
Advance Organizers10m
Quiz3 practice exercises
Checkpoint (5 Q’s)10m
Checkpoint (5 Q’s)10m
Graded Checkpoint (10 Q’s)20m

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Section
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3 hours to complete

Basic Principles of Speaking

In this module, learners are introduced to various cognitive, social and affective demands that make speaking difficult for second language learners. Struggles that teachers face when providing speaking instruction are also discussed. ...
Reading
5 videos (Total 33 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
Video5 videos
Video 2: Cognitive, Social, and Affective Demands on the Learner9m
Video 3: What Makes Speaking Hard (Take 2)6m
Video 4: Contrasting Clara vs. Adam and Ashley5m
Video 5: Summary Video5m
Reading1 reading
Reading: Excerpts from 100 TESOL Activities10m
Quiz3 practice exercises
Checkpoint Quiz (5 Q’s)10m
Checkpoint Quiz (5 Q’s)10m
Graded Checkpoint (10 Multiple Choice Questions)20m

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3 hours to complete

Speaking Strategies

In this module, learners are introduced to speaking strategies to help language learners take control of their own learning Also, learners are also instructional strategies for speaking that teachers can use in their lessons. ...
Reading
5 videos (Total 38 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
Video5 videos
Video 2: Speaking Strategies for Learners8m
Video 3: What Makes Speaking Easy…for Teachers3m
Video 4: Speaking Strategies for Teachers8m
Video 5: Summary Video7m
Reading1 reading
Mind Palaces10m
Quiz3 practice exercises
Checkpoint (5 Q’s)10m
Checkpoint (5 Q’s)10m
Graded Checkpoint (10 Q’s)20m
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Top Reviews

By EHOct 10th 2016

Lessons and videos in this class have been very well crafted and created. The lessons are both entertaining and informative at the same time. Good job ASU Teach English Now! Team!

By PVMar 29th 2018

This course is amazing! Very interesting display, interactive instructors and motivating. Thank you so much for those who built it. I really appreciate your great work.

Instructors

Jessica Cinco

International Educator
Global Launch

Dr. Shane Dixon

Senior International Educator
Arizona State University Global Launch

Dr. Justin Shewell

Senior International Educator
Arizona State University

About Arizona State University

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About the TESOL Certificate, Part 2: Teach English Now! Specialization

This specialization is the second of two specializations that make up the TESOL Certificate from Arizona State University. This Specialization builds on the theories learned in TESOL Certificate, Part 1: Teach English Now! Foundational Principles. It covers the design and implementation of reading and writing, listening and speaking, and technology enriched activities, as well as a teaching practicum. In the final Capstone Project, developed by international educators and TESOL specialists at ASU’s Global Launch, you’ll apply the skills you learned by demonstrating your ability to teach through video recordings and by reflecting on your own and others’ teaching. When you complete both Specializations, you will submit your work for expert review to receive your ASU 150-hour TESOL Certificate, in addition to your Coursera certificates....
TESOL Certificate, Part 2: Teach English Now!

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Once you enroll for a Certificate, you’ll have access to all videos, quizzes, and programming assignments (if applicable). Peer review assignments can only be submitted and reviewed once your session has begun. If you choose to explore the course without purchasing, you may not be able to access certain assignments.

  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Specialization, and you earn a certificate when you complete the work. Your electronic Certificate will be added to your Accomplishments page - from there, you can print your Certificate or add it to your LinkedIn profile. If you only want to read and view the course content, you can audit the course for free.

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