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Subtitles: English, Spanish, Arabic

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Approx. 18 hours to complete

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

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish, Arabic

Learners taking this Professional Certificate are

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  • Translators
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
4 hours to complete

Basic Principles of Listening

6 videos (Total 40 min), 1 reading, 5 quizzes
6 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
1 reading
Welcome Guide to the Teach English Now! MOOC10m
4 practice exercises
Welcome Guide10m
Checkpoint Quiz (5 Q’s)10m
Checkpoint Quiz (5 Q’s)10m
Graded Checkpoint (10 Multiple Choice Questions)20m
Week
2
4 hours to complete

Module 2: Listening Strategies

5 videos (Total 36 min), 3 readings, 4 quizzes
5 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
3 readings
Cornell Note Taking Method10m
Reading: Excerpts from 100 TESOL Activities10m
Advance Organizers10m
3 practice exercises
Checkpoint (5 Q’s)10m
Checkpoint (5 Q’s)10m
Graded Checkpoint (10 Q’s)20m
Week
3
3 hours to complete

Basic Principles of Speaking

5 videos (Total 33 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
5 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
1 reading
Reading: Excerpts from 100 TESOL Activities10m
3 practice exercises
Checkpoint Quiz (5 Q’s)10m
Checkpoint Quiz (5 Q’s)10m
Graded Checkpoint (10 Multiple Choice Questions)20m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

Speaking Strategies

5 videos (Total 38 min), 1 reading, 4 quizzes
5 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
1 reading
Mind Palaces10m
3 practice exercises
Checkpoint (5 Q’s)10m
Checkpoint (5 Q’s)10m
Graded Checkpoint (10 Q’s)20m
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Top reviews from Teach English Now! Second Language Listening, Speaking, and Pronunciation

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 IVJul 8th 2019

Excellent Course. Ms. Jessica and Dr.Shane were at their best as usual. Special thanks and appreciation to Dr.Justin for the wonderful course content. A bit challenging too.

Instructors

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Jessica Cinco

International Educator
Global Launch
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Dr. Shane Dixon

Senior International Educator
Arizona State University Global Launch
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Dr. Justin Shewell

Senior International Educator
Arizona State University

About Arizona State University

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Frequently Asked Questions

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  • When you enroll in the course, you get access to all of the courses in the Certificate, 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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