Completion of UMC ESL Level 12 or IELTS Academic 6.0
High School Diploma or equivalent (WES, PLAR)
2020: Sep 8, Nov 2
2021: Jan 11, Mar 8, May 3, Jul 26, Sep 20, Nov 15
TUITION & FEES
Tuition: CAD $1,450
Textbook Fee: CAD $100
Application Fee: CAD $200
This program gives you both the theory and teaching practice necessary in the English language teaching industry. At UMC, we offer full-time of intense learning, which involves a minimum of 120 hours with additional time required for preparation and assignments.
Our TESL course provides observed teaching practice experience with multilingual English language learners from all over the world, follows the TESL Canada guidelines for teaching English as a Second Language, and provides practical and professional awareness of learners, language, methodology, and materials. Also, we develop practical ability in classroom management, lesson planning, introductions, and practice of new language, and the development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills.
To teach English to speakers of other languages.
Accredited by TESL Canada as a Standard One Certificate Program.
Includes 100-hour Standard One Certificate Program & 20-hour practicum.
CREDENTIAL UPON GRADUATION
TESL Certificate - Standard One Program
Week 1:Describing ESL Teaching, the Learner, and Teacher (1 Module)
Week 2: Theories, Methods, and Techniques (1 Module)
Week 3: Teaching Specific Langauge Skills & Mistakes and Feedback (1 Module)
Week 4: Lesson Planning & Evaluations (2 Modules)
Week 5: Practicum
WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?
Understand and apply the different methodologies in teaching ESL students.
Understand and apply the different approaches used to teach the English language.
Know the different sources of error language learners display.
Know the issues and benefits of creating lesson plans and the different elements and styles of lesson plans.
Know the difference between summative and formative assessments.
Know and understand the different roles of the teacher in the classroom.
Know and understand the different factors that describe and influence language learners such as age, learning styles, competency level, and motivation.
Assess, choose, and apply different approaches for specific language skills. Teach language construction-Grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation.
Demonstrate the ability to provide meaningful feedback on student work and performance. Create and mark tests, evaluations, assessments that achieve validity, and reliability.
WHAT IS TESL?
TESL refers to Teaching English as a Second Language. It is the teaching of English in countries that uses English as their common everyday language – but not as their native language. This certification enables you to teach English as a second language in schools – both private and government schools.
WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN TESL, TEFL, AND TESOL?
TESL refers to Teaching English as a Second Language: Programs in English-speaking countries for students whose first language is other than English.
TEFL refers to Teaching English as a Foreign Language: Programs in countries where English is not the primary language.
TESOL, which stands for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, is a general name for the field of teaching that includes both TESL and TEFL.
WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE DIFFERENT STANDARDS?
Professional Standard One is for those who have taken a program with a minimum of 100 hours of methodology and coursework and at least a 20-hour practicum.
Professional Standard Two is for those who have taken a program with a minimum of 250 hours of coursework and methodology and at least a 50-hour practicum.
Standard Level Three is for those with a Masters Degree in Applied Linguistics or TESOL. The distinction between interim and permanent relates to hours of experience whereas the distinction between standards one, two, or three relates to TESL training.
I AM AN INTERNATIONAL STUDENT. WILL TESL CANADA ACCEPT MY FOREIGN CREDENTIALS?
To become TESL Canada certified, you must have a minimum of 100 hours’ TESL/TEFL training, a 20-hour practicum teaching adults, and a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline. Please refer to our certification FAQs to learn more.
WHERE CAN I FIND MORE INFORMATION ABOUT TESL QUALIFICATIONS?