Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, or TESOL, is the professional qualification for teaching English as a second or foreign language. Recognized internationally, this certification prepares teachers with the tools to evaluate and apply the most effective methods for individual learners.
Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages
Instructor: Mark Shea
Course Dates: May 30– July 7, 2017
Class Meeting Times: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 8:30 – 11:00 am
Location: Mount Holyoke College, 50 College St., South Hadley, MA
This five-week program is designed to provide participants with a foundation of practical pedagogy, linguistic knowledge, and classroom experience to prepare you for a job as a language instructor in an international environment. The course includes lecture and discussion, materials development sessions, microteaching workshops, and a teaching practicum with a minimum 6 hours of teaching experience. Participants will develop a teaching portfolio for use in their job search and receive a certificate of completion with a passing grade.
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Where in the world are past Summer TESOL Certificate graduates?
Some have gone off to teach in places such as China, Morocco or Thailand, but others have stayed here in the US to teach English to recently arrived immigrant families.