Cert T ESOL

This course will give you the skills you need to be able to teach English to non-native speakers. During the course your learning will comprise of practical teaching activities, classroom observations, and academic study. As well as learning the core skills needed to be a teacher, you will also study a short course in an unknown language so that you can gain an insight into what it is like to learn another language.

Site

Hastings (Station Plaza)

Level

Level 5

Course Type

Adult

Qualification

Higher Education (HE)

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Courses

Options Course Code Starts Ends Standard Fee
enquire apply 60944-01 09/01/23 03/07/23 £1290

What will I study?

During the course your learning will comprise of practical teaching activities, classroom observations, and academic study. You will develop a good balance of interpersonal and academic skills, which are essential to help you complete the course and start your career in teaching.

As well as learning the core skills needed to be a teacher, you will also study a short course in an unknown language so that you can gain an insight into what is like to learn another language.

You will learn English grammar and phonology, and teach a student on a 1:1 basis for the Learner Profile.

  • Observational journal (observation of qualified teachers in the department)
  • Unknown language (a short course in a language unknown to any of the candidates)
  • Language awareness (English grammar and phonology)
  • Learner profile (interview, assessment and teaching of a student 1:1)
  • Materials assignment (externally assessed assignment on the use of invented materials)
  • Teaching journal (record of teaching practice)

How will I be assessed?

You will produce reflective written assignments and complete a Language Awareness assessment. The Materials Assignment is externally assessed by a moderator via a short written report and oral interview.

What qualification will I achieve?

Level 5 Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

What can I do after completing this course?

Your employment prospects are enhanced once you have successful completed the course, meaning you are qualified to teach students in a number of different countries.

Some students find employment in language schools in Hastings, host foreign students at home, teach community classes or work in schools and colleges.

Are there any extra costs?

You will need to purchase two or three core text books but materials for Teaching Practice lessons (such as photocopying and stationery) are included in the course fee.