Teacher Training Schools

Canada - Ontario - Ottawa
By:National School of Languages - TESL and TEFL

NSL’s teacher training program is based on experience and is taught by seasoned instructors. It covers the fundamentals needed to get you up and running as an ESL teacher and to prepare you for the challenges of this exciting profession!

Following is a quick overview of the program:

Introduction to the Profession
Why Teach Overseas
English – The Global Language
Various Teaching Methods – How teaching ESL has evolved.
The Good ESL Teacher
Teaching Techniques
Grammar Overview
Teaching
"Four Skills" Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing
Pronunciation & Intonation
Vocabulary & Spelling including Idioms, Phrasal Verbs and Expressions
Lesson Planning – daily lessons and long term plans
Placement tests and progress tests
Learning Levels – Beginner, False Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Classroom Management
Supplementary Activities and lessons
Types of Students
Types of Schools
Teaching Specialized Programs – TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) , TOEIC (Test of English for International Communication)
Country Profiles, Culture Shock, Insurance, Taxes, Visas and Travel Tips
For Foreign Teacher-trainees, point 17 is replaced with advanced grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation
Getting the Job
Reading list, internet sources






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