Curriculum Guideline

Teaching English as a Second Language

Effective Date:
Program Code
CNTESL
Discontinued
No
Program
Faculty
Language, Literature & Performing Arts
Department
Teaching English as a Second Language
Credential Type
Certificate
Transcript Title
Teaching English as a 2nd Lang
Date of First Offering
Start Term
201610
End Term
Not Specified
Institutional Unit
Teaching English as a Second Language
Credential
Certificate in Teaching English as a Second Language
Length of Program
One semester
Credits
15.00
Admissions Requirements

Applicants must meet the admission requirements listed below:

  • General College Admission Requirements (excluding Language Proficiency Requirement)
  • English 12 with a minimum grade of "B" or approved substitution. Please go to the link and then click on Limited Enrolment Programs to see the list of approved substitutions.
  • One reference from a former/current instructor, employer or volunteer coordinator who can attest to good character, temperament, willingness to learn, oral communication skills, ability to cooperate with others and appropriateness for undertaking TESL studies
  • An interview may be required
Curriculum Framework

Graduation Requirements:

  • Successful completion of 15 credits
  • Minimum Grade Requirement: “C” or higher in all courses
  • 25% (4 credits) of all coursework must be completed at Douglas College *

*Effective for Summer 2017 graduation, a minimum of 50% of the required program courses must be taken at Douglas College.

Course Requirements:

Course Number Course Title Credits

TESL 4201

Overview of Teaching English as a Second Language to Adult Learners

3.00

TESL 4202

Teaching Conversation, Listening and Pronunciation to Adult Students of English as a Second Language

3.00

TESL 4203

Teaching Reading, Writing, and Grammar to Adult Students of English as a Second Language

3.00

TESL 4204

Tutoring Students of English as a Second Language

3.00

TESL 4205

Classroom Skills

1.50

TESL 4206

TESL Practicum

1.50

Total Credits

 

15.00

Learning Outcomes