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Arizona State University TESOL Professional Certificate
Arizona State University

Arizona State University TESOL Professional Certificate

Launch Your Career as an English Teacher. Master strategies to teach English as a second or foreign language.

Dr. Shane Dixon
Dr. Justin Shewell
Emilia Gracia

Instructors: Dr. Shane Dixon

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4 months
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What you'll learn

  • Learners will master modern communicative techniques for engaging students in multiple English language learning environments.

  • Learners will recognize, identify, and use language acquisition theories and principles to develop sound lesson plans.

  • Learners will deliver lesson plans using interactive and engaging methods.

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Professional Certificate - 8 course series

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Course 120 hours4.9 (14,644 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Understand ways to motivate and properly engage students

  • Maintain control of a classroom and avoid teacher burnout

  • Describe the distinction between learning and acquisition

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Teach English Now! Theories of Second Language Acquisition

Course 217 hours4.9 (7,030 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Define your own personal teaching philosophy

  • Describe best practices for teaching listening, speaking, and pronunciation

  • Explain grammar translation and audio-lingual teaching approaches

  • Understand basic studies in second language acquisition

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Category: Teaching
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Category: Plan

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Course 321 hours4.9 (4,641 ratings)

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  • Manage classroom time with lesson plans

  • Describe the difference between memory and knowledge learning

  • Motivate students with warm-up activities

  • Understand the concept of content "stickiness"

Teach English Now! Capstone Project 1

Course 434 hours4.9 (2,272 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Teach English with confidence

  • Create a complete plan for a single lesson

  • Manage your classroom schedule

  • Compose your own teaching tips

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Teach English Now! Technology Enriched Teaching

Course 719 hours4.9 (1,552 ratings)

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Category: Teaching
Category: English Language
Category: Lesson Plan
Category: Speech

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Course 824 hours4.9 (1,011 ratings)

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Instructors

Dr. Shane Dixon

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Arizona State University
8 Courses339,640 learners
Dr. Justin Shewell

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Arizona State University
7 Courses331,280 learners
Emilia Gracia

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Arizona State University
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