You must be at least 18 years and have a high school diploma or the equivalent to take this course. If English is not your first language, you must also have an English proficiency level of at least B1 (according to the Common European Framework), which is a score of approximately 5.0 on the IELTS test.
These preliminary, interactive modules cover basic topics in teaching English to speakers of other languages, including an introduction to language learning methodology, classroom management, language systems and skills, and more. The course work is 100% online and lessons are delivered via reading assignments, videos, interactive assessments, and quizzes.
As part of the 6 modules, you will complete 2 short, written assignments that are submitted to your personal tutor for feedback and a grade. Your tutor is also available via the convenient communication feed, to answer any questions you have as you work through your Basic Certificate.
|Module 1||The Role of the Teacher and Learner and Language Learning Methodology|
|Module 2||Classroom Management|
|Module 3||Language Systems and Skills, and a Brief History of English|
|Module 4||Acquiring a New Language|
|Module 5||Testing for the EFL/ESL Student|
|Module 6||Culture and the EFL/ESL Classroom|