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There are more than 12,000 English teaching positions posted worldwide every month
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The average salary of English Teacher in Canada is $38,974 per year.

OFFERED CAMPUS
Toronto Campus

 

PROGRAM LENGTH

Academy Study: 4 weeks

(Total 100 hours)

Practicum Duration: 1 week

(Total 20 hours)

Total Length: 5 weeks

(Total 120 hours)

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

English Requirement: 

Completion of UMC ESL Level 12 or IELTS 6.0

Academic Requirement:

High School Diploma or equivalent (WES, PLAR)

 

START DATES

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

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

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.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • 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

 

CURRICULUM

  • 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 lessons 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 difference factors that describe and influence language learners such as age, learning styles, competency level and motivation.
  • Assess, choose and apply difference approaches for specific language skills. Teach language construction-Grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation.
  • Demonstrate ability to provide meaningful feedback on student work and performance. Create and mark tests, evaluations, assessments that achieve validity and reliable.

 

  • 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?

All applicants with university degrees completed outside Canada must provide a Canadian equivalency assessment of their university degree(s) as part of their application. Assessments must be completed by a credential assessment service recognized in Canada. Examples of recognized assessment services are ICES (http://www.bcit.ca/ices), CES (https://learn.utoronto.ca/international-professionals/comparative-education-service-ces), and WES ( www.wes.org/ca).

 

  • HOW DO I BECOME CERTIFIED?

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?

For more information about TESL qualification, please visit https://www.tesl.ca/