TESOL: Language Teaching Methodology (Microcredential / Online Learning)
The number of English language learners continues to grow and with it comes a growing demand for skilled English teachers.
This microcredential will help you become a teacher of TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) and help you to progress your career in the UK or abroad.
Youll delve into language learning theory and research-based teaching practices to equip yourself with the skills for a rewarding role as a TESOL teacher.
Suitability - Who should attend?
This microcredential is designed for those with some experience of learning and/or teaching a language undergraduate qualification. It will also suit you if you have a language teaching qualification (e.g. CELTA or any other recognised qualification in any language).
You should also have a high level of proficiency in English (IELTS 6.5 with no less than 6.5 in any band) and a reasonable level of digital literacy.
For more information about admission requirements, please visit the university website.
Outcome / Qualification etc.
Certification of UoB academic credit for PG microcredential courses is through production of an official University of Birmingham Postgraduate Microcredential certificate and transcript managed by UoB Student Records.
The skills you will gain
- Understand and apply a communicative methodology
- Plan and deliver a communicative lesson
- Design a variety of different types of communicative activity
- Design and deliver a lesson which focuses on speaking, listening, writing and reading
Training Course Content
- Working knowledge of the communicative approach
- A wider knowledge of teaching techniques and how they can be applied in the classroom
- Knowledge of different teaching methods and approaches and how these relate to the communicative approach.
- Ability to plan and structure a language lesson Improved teaching skills in the area of teaching speaking, listening, reading and writing
Course delivery details
Time commitment: 8 hours per week
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