For the Winter 2021 semester, this program will be delivered entirely through remote learning. View delivery modes for all programs.
- Select effective teaching methods and materials in the system areas of grammar, pronunciation and lexis using ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) principles.
- Develop a teaching philosophy and pedagogical framework based on current and historical ESOL approaches and methods and that is adaptable to learner needs.
- Construct ESOL lessons that incorporate a variety of teaching approaches, respond to diverse learning needs and promote student engagement.
- Facilitate ESOL student learning by employing a variety of teaching methods that account for diverse learning needs, promote student engagement and model effective classroom management techniques.
- Devise appropriate teaching strategies based on identification and analysis of socio-cultural factors and diverse teaching, learning and contextual influences.
- Evaluate language proficiency and progress based on knowledge of assessment principles and testing tools.
- Deliver logically sequenced ESOL teaching of language skills and systems using communicative methodologies.
- Engage in reflective practice through self-evaluation and peer/teacher feedback in order to identify and address potential and actual areas for improvement.
- Incorporate the use of digital technologies in classroom and online environments based on current ESOL principles of learning and teaching.
- Investigate the ELT (English Language Training) employment market, professional development opportunities and research forums by means of reliable resources.
- Create documentary evidence of theoretical and practical learning, reflective practice, inquiry skills and ongoing professional development through the compilation of an e-portfolio.