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Subtitles: English, Spanish, Arabic

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Beginner Level

Approx. 19 hours to complete

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

English

Subtitles: English, Spanish, Arabic

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
5 hours to complete

Overcoming Reading Difficulties: Dorothy in the Land of Oz

9 videos (Total 62 min), 5 readings, 5 quizzes
9 videos
Video 1: Dorothy and 3 Types of Readers5m
Video 2: The Scarecrow Reader6m
Video 3: Tips for Scarecrows: Meet Ignorance with Information11m
Video 4: The Tin Man Reader8m
Video 5: Tips for Tin Men and Women: Meet Isolation with Involvement6m
Video 6: The Lion Reader5m
Video 7: Tips for Lion Readers: Meet Apathy with Intrigue7m
Video 8: Summary Video6m
5 readings
Just a Note10m
Welcome Guide to the Teach English Now! MOOC10m
Reading on Whole Language vs. Phonics10m
Frequency and Academic Word Lists10m
The Wizard of Oz: Reading Activity Ideas10m
4 practice exercises
Welcome Guide10m
Checkpoint Quiz (5Q's)10m
Checkpoint Quiz (5Q's)10m
Graded Checkpoint (10 Multiple Choice Questions)20m
Week
2
4 hours to complete

Reading Strategies: The Tortoise and the Hare

5 videos (Total 35 min), 2 readings, 4 quizzes
5 videos
Video 2: Extensive Reading Techniques9m
Video 3: Meet Coach Tortoise6m
Video 4: Intensive Reading Techniques6m
Video 5: Summary Video5m
2 readings
Reading: Excerpts from 100 TESOL Activities10m
The Tortoise and the Hare: Reading Activity Ideas10m
3 practice exercises
Checkpoint Quiz (5Q's)10m
Checkpoint Quiz (5Q's)10m
Graded Checkpoint (10 Multiple Choice Questions)20m
Week
3
4 hours to complete

Overcoming Writing Difficulties: Hansel and Gretel, or How to Literally Get Out of a Jam

6 videos (Total 31 min), 2 readings, 4 quizzes
6 videos
Video 2: Process Writing: Leaving Breadcrumbs7m
Video 3: Recursive Writing: Think Outside the Gingerbread House2m
Video 4: Allowing Revision and Avoiding Appropriation6m
Video 5: Breadcrumbs Followed2m
Video 6: Summary6m
2 readings
Excerpts from 100 TESOL Activities: Writing Strategies10m
Hansel and Gretel: Writing Activities Ideas10m
3 practice exercises
Checkpoint Quiz (5Q's)10m
Checkpoint Quiz (5Q's)10m
Graded Checkpoint (10 Multiple Choice Questions)20m
Week
4
4 hours to complete

Writing Techniques: Aladdin and the 1,000 Arabian Nights

5 videos (Total 43 min), 3 readings, 4 quizzes
5 videos
Video 2: Good Writing Is...8m
Video 3: The Student Becomes the Master10m
Video 4: Strategies for Writing to an Audience, but for Yourself7m
Video 5: Summary Video9m
3 readings
How to Create Voice in TESOL Writing10m
Example Outline10m
Writing Activities Ideas: Aladdin and the 1,000 Arabian Nights10m
3 practice exercises
Checkpoint Quiz (5Q's)10m
Checkpoint Quiz (5Q's)10m
Graded Checkpoint (10 Q's)20m
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Top reviews from Teach English Now! Second Language Reading, Writing, and Grammar

By PSJan 8th 2017

It was a great learning experience, especially to know about different reading and writing activities which I knew nothing about. This module will definitely help me become a better teacher.

By RMOct 15th 2017

Such a wonderful course, learned so much from it , reading and writing strategies, grammar introduction . All of this was so much help for me .\n\nThank you for giving me this opportunity

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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  • 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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