TESOL Certificate, Part 1: Teach English Now! Specialization

Started Nov 20

TESOL Certificate, Part 1: Teach English Now! Specialization

TESOL Certificate, Part 1: Teach English Now! Specialization

TESOL Certificate, Part 1: Teach English Now!. Learn theory and the practical strategies of English as a Second Language teaching.

About This Specialization

Demonstrate basic foundational principles, recognize second or foreign language learning theories, and design and plan lessons to teach English as a second or foreign language effectively. This specialization is the first of two specializations that make up the TESOL Certificate from Arizona State University. In this specialization, you will learn about the basic foundational principles of language acquisition and the basic techniques founded upon those principles. It will describe second or foreign language theories, and basic studies in second language acquisition and their pedagogical implications. It will elaborate upon basic design for lesson plans and provide access to professional resources. In the final Capstone Project, in collaboration with Arizona State University’s Global Launch, you will apply the skills you learned by designing a lesson plan which includes learning outcomes, assessments, materials, classroom management techniques and the learning activities themselves. When you complete this specialization, go on to the second specialization in order to complete your TESOL certificate experience!

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4 courses

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Projects

Designed to help you practice and apply the skills you learn.

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Certificates

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Courses
Beginner Specialization.
No prior experience required.
  1. COURSE 1

    Teach English Now! Foundational Principles

    Current session: Nov 20
    Commitment
    2-4 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English, Spanish, Ukrainian

    About the Course

    Through a series of engaging metaphors and stories, prospective and current EFL/ESL teachers will identify, summarize, and evaluate 7 basic language learning paradigms. Learners will be presented information on such foundational principles as mot
  2. COURSE 2

    Teach English Now! Theories of Second Language Acquisition

    Current session: Nov 20
    Commitment
    6 weeks of study, 1-2 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    In this course learners are introduced to second or foreign language theories and practices for teaching and assessing listening, speaking, and pronunciation. Learners will also be introduced to basic studies in second language acquisition a
  3. COURSE 3

    Teach English Now! Lesson Design and Assessment

    Current session: Nov 20
    Subtitles
    English, Spanish

    About the Course

    Learners will be introduced to designing lesson plans based on principles and knowledge of learning objectives, assessment plans, methods, materials, and learning activities. Learners will find and prepare appropriate teaching materials through careful a
  4. COURSE 4

    Teach English Now! Capstone Project 1

    Current session: Nov 20
    Commitment
    6 weeks of study, 5-6 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Capstone Project

    In the final Capstone Project, you will apply the skills you learned by observing teachers at work (a total of six hours of observation). You will build on the concepts learned from the previous courses to analyze the lessons. You will also sub

Creators

  • Arizona State University

    Arizona State University is a recognized leader in English as a second language instruction, boasting the largest intensive English program in the U.S. and conducting international teacher training programs.

    Arizona State University has developed a new model for the American Research University, creating an institution that is committed to excellence, access and impact. ASU measures itself by those it includes, not by those it excludes. ASU pursues research that contributes to the public good, and ASU assumes major responsibility for the economic, social and cultural vitality of the communities that surround it.

  • Dr. Shane Dixon

    Dr. Shane Dixon

    Senior International Educator
  • Dr. Justin Shewell

    Dr. Justin Shewell

    Senior International Educator
  • Andrea Mürau Haraway

    Andrea Mürau Haraway

    International Educator
  • Jessica Cinco

    Jessica Cinco

    International Educator

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