Teaching Writing (TESO 1128)

In this course, students will focus on second language writing theory, and best practice instructional methodology used to teach writing skills to English Language Learners from literacy to advanced levels. This course introduces participants to i) a variety of strategies, resources and skills to help develop writing skills, ii) basic assessment tools for the evaluation of writing skills, and iii) some potential uses of technology in the ESL/EFL classroom.

Students in the Teaching Writing course will experience an interactive and student-centred learning environment. Students are actively involved in small group learning and peer-learning events as well as independent course-related learning tasks. Throughout the course students are encouraged to self-reflect on their language teaching practice.

Prerequisite or taken concurrently: TESO 1101 TESOL Overview

Course code: TESO 1128
Credits: 3.0
Tuition: $0*
Length: 30 hours
Course outline: view https://www.vcc.ca/cfm-files/course-outline.cfm?subject=TESO&number=1128

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