TESOL Advanced provides aspiring teachers with sound knowledge of methodology, a toolkit of techniques, and an understanding of classroom management. Even experienced educators will find the course offers a comprehensive professional development opportunity. Students consolidate their knowledge of the English language, get acquainted with the principles of effective teaching and obtain an array of practical skills for teaching English to adult learners. The program consists of an integrated in-class and practicum training session, over the course of 4 weeks. Graduates will be able to transition into the private or public EFL / ESL classroom with ease and confidence.
Students will have the ability to:
Type: Diploma Program
International Students must pass the Vancouver International College – Career Campus Entrance Interview AND provide one of the following:
Graduation Requirement: 70% average upon successful completion of all in-class courses and practicum.
The practicum portion of TESOL Advanced runs concurrently with the in-class portion of the program. Students spend Wednesdays (and the final Thursday) observing and teaching in the ESL classes at our partner schools. In this way students get to see real word examples of what they are learning from the very start. These early concrete examples help students as they plan the 10 hours of lessons they need to deliver in the 3rd and 4th weeks of the program.
The practicum portion of the course is demanding and true to reality as students must balance their in-class work with their practicum lesson preparation all within a very limited time frame.
The TESOL Advanced practicum consists of a minimum 20 hours broken down into the following:
Full Time: 4 days / 20 hours
Wednesday (x4): 9:00am – 12:30pm and 1:30pm – 3:00pm
Thursday (x1): 9:00am – 11:30am
Global Teaching opportunities in the ESL / EFL field
Private Academy Teacher