English has become the primary language of global business. Worldwide, many companies use it as a fundamental way to communicate between languages and cultures. As a result, many countries are fostering English education as a means of succeeding in business.
This course will discuss the most effective teaching methods used today in teaching English to foreign language learners. In addition, it will examine the unique challenges of teaching this difficult language and how to overcome them. It will outline the various teaching methods that can be used and which ones might work best for each student.
TESOL II will help students teach English to students of various countries, and mindsets. It will discuss current teaching practices and how to apply them to each student. Current concepts in second language learning will be explored and the student will be helped to apply these concepts to improve their learning and retention of the English language. The goal is to equip teachers with the ability to teach English to people of all backgrounds in order for them to be able to communicate effectively. By the completion of this course the student will know:
- The role of English in International Communication
- The role that culture and community play in the learning process
- Current foreign language teaching methodologies
- What communicative language learning is
- How to determine competence in language acquisition
- How to engage in continuous research to hone English language teaching skills
- How to assist the student in acquiring English language skills
“A CLC award signifies that the student has attained the knowledge, (through either prior education or experience), equal to or greater than the student would have learned in a traditional college course.”
“Based upon your CLC award, physical classroom attendance is not required; however, you will be required to successfully pass a final exam for each course.”
Based upon your HESEAP Application, you have received full-CLC for this course; therefore, this is a test-out course which does not include traditional education on the subject.
USILACS wants to help you succeed. If you feel you need a little knowledge refresher or want to expand your knowledge on this subject, we recommend that you consider reviewing some of the vast online education resources and search topics below.
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Search Topics: Publications/Videos/Papers
(The majority of the exam questions for this course are based upon information contained in the below search topics)
- (2017) Effective Teaching, Effective Learning: How do we know what works. Laura Patsko. (Online) Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZq36LLwcCE
- (2017) Communicative Language Teaching. Professor Jack C. Richards. (Online) Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XYdUB_e8_Zc
- (2016) Strategies for Effective Lesson Planning: University of Michigan. Stiliana Milkova. http://www.crlt.umich.edu/gsis/p2_5
- (2013) The Worlds English Mania. Jay Walker. (Online) Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpILR21GWao
- (2013) The Free 120 Hour TEFL Course: Max Diamond & Damien Cullen. http://www.thetefluniversity.com/uploads/2/1/8/6/2186712/the_120_hour_free_tefl_course_book_2015.pdf
- (2003) Language Learning Styles and Strategies-An Overview: Rebecca L. Oxford, Ph.D. http://web.ntpu.edu.tw/~language/workshop/read2.pdf
- (2011) Pronunciation: “th.” YouTube. English with Stacy. (Video) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dH6frSvVrEU
Please note: USILACS is not the source of these links. Therefore we do not have control over the accessibility of the links. You may find that some links are no longer active. We therefore encourage you to copy and paste the title into Google or YouTube to find an alternative source. You are also welcome to email our academic team at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance or to inform them of an inactive link so we can replace it with a new one.
Sometimes the links may invite you to download reference material into a PDF. Although we have been diligent in finding safe sources of information, we encourage you to be diligent in ensuring a download is safe on your device.
Although we are providing comprehensive study material, if you feel you require more, please copy and paste the topics and titles into Google and YouTube.
Tips for success
Remember, these exams are all open textbook. Meaning, you can keep your reference material open in other tabs to refer back to during your exam.
Some of the reference materials are large, extensive books with hundreds of pages. If you have a question on your exam that you want to find the answer to within the book, here’s a quick way of doing so:
Choose a keyword or phrase from the exam question. Go to the reference material. Press ‘Ctrl’ + ‘F’ on your keyboard. This will bring up a search bar. Type your keyword or phrase into the search bar and click search. This will show you all the locations that they appear in the reference material.