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Canada - BC - Victoria
By:University of Victoria, Teaching English as a Foreign Language <tefl@uvic.ca>

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Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) for Native Speakers of English
COURSE

Course description
Under the guidance of internationally experienced teaching experts, this 120-hour non-credit course provides a survey of the theoretical concepts, methodologies and practical skills necessary to successfully and confidently teach English language in an international context.

You will develop your ability to:

teach classes of all sizes and ages
teach reading, writing, listening, speaking, grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation
teach different levels of English (beginner through advanced)
create meaningful activities
develop task and situation-specific lesson plans and curricula
select course- and learner-appropriate textbooks and materials
Learning objectives

During this course participants will acquire knowledge, skills, strategies and cultural awareness, and become familiar with the following:

methodologies for teaching reading, writing, listening and speaking
second language acquisition theory
classroom organization, teaching and assessment techniques
understanding cultural diversity
teaching strategies to maximize classroom learning
empowering learners to manage their own learning process
Prerequisites

This course is intended for aspiring teachers of English language who are fluent in English and who have interest in teaching abroad. Previous teaching experience is not required.

While not a formal prerequisite, we recommend that participants have previously completed a program of undergraduate study.

Students who are not a native speaker of English must meet the following language proficiency requirements and pass a TEFL entrance interview:

TOEFL(iBT) score: 94
TOEIC score: 850
IELTS score 7.0






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