In this course, students are introduced to the best practice methodology and resources needed to prepare non-native speakers of English for English-medium post secondary education. This course focuses on the specific instructional methodologies, techniques, and resources used to teach advanced level English as a Second or Other Language students. The course concentrates on the instructional approaches used to teach reading, composition , oral skills, literature and study skills.
Students in the Teaching Academic English 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 teaching practice.
Prerequisite: Successful completion of all other courses in the TESOL diploma in Terms 1 and 2
Course code: TESO 1266
Length: 24 hours
Course outline: viewhttps://www.vcc.ca/deptUploads/course-outlines/TESO-1266.pdf
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.