English for TESOL Preparation

English for TESOL Preparation

(CRICOS Code 063589M)Z5642_NEAS_QEC

 

Du Duration 12 weeks (including break)
CH Class hours 20 hours per week
Face-to-Face
Location Location  310 King Street, Melbourne (facilities gallery)
Acs Average class size 10 – 15 students
La Level available  Level 3
Er Entry requirements Minimum level 3

Overview

The aim of the TESOL Preparation Course is to build students English language proficiency giving students increased confidence to further their studies in Certificate IV TESOL in Ozford College and to enhance job prospects both here in Australia and overseas. This course will prepare the student to enter a Certificate IV TESOL course.

In this course you will:

  • Build and develop new language skills necessary to teach English to individuals and small groups of speakers of other languages
  • Apply your skills and participate in English language proficiency-building activities
  • Practise intensive grammar skills and participate in regular language assessments
  • Conduct English language analysis
  • Learn the vocabulary associated with teaching English as an additional language
  • Explore modern theories of teaching English as an additional language
  • Conduct regular classroom observations and peer teacher evaluations

Learning Outcomes

The organisation of this course is based on improving overall proficiency in the English Language and the TESOL Preparation course is predominately task – based. A task based approach helps students build skill proficiency as students are provided with new vocabulary and then given the opportunity to practice this language in specific task based activities.   Participants will be given a brief introduction to techniques of classroom management and assessment, and an introduction to presentation techniques, lesson preparation and analysing language for communicative purposes.

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English for TESOL Course Learning Outcome

Sample Timetable

PERIOD 1 8:30 am – 10.30 am Language analysis Language andpurpose/genre Vocabulary building Collocations & Phrasal verbs Colloquialisms & Idiomatic language Words and phrases Prefixes/suffixes, anagrams
RECESS 10.30 am – 11.00 am
PERIOD 2 11.00 am – 12.30 pm Speaking proficiency Practice Communicative activities Phonetic awareness/alphabet Improving accuracy Oral drills
Lunch 12.30 pm – 1:00 pm
PERIOD 3 1:00 pm – 2.30 pm Teaching skills IT in the classroom Audio and video Excursions Modeling Presentations Lesson planning/needs analysis
PERIOD 1 8:30 am – 10.30 am Language analysis Advanced Grammar Tenses: verbs, present and present perfect, past and past perfect, present perfect and past simple Future Passive
RECESS 10.30 am – 11.00 am
PERIOD 2 11.00 am – 12.30 pm Reading proficiency Practice Genres Reading levels Reading principles Text analysis Reading skills/ skimming/scanning
Lunch 12.30 pm – 1:00 pm
PERIOD 3 1:00 pm – 2.30 pm Teaching – Most Modern Theories Assessment Classroom Management /student behavior Learning styles ESL methodology Cultural diversity/awareness Teaching activities
PERIOD 1 8:30 am – 10.30 am

Pronunciation/

Drama in the classroom

Intonation/Rhythm/Voice projection Rhythm and stress Projection/emotive language/body language Speech production Articulation
RECESS 10.30 am – 11.00 am
PERIOD 2 11.00 am – 12.30 pm Listening Proficiency Practice Intensive and extensive Reasons for listening Listening Principles Genres General/specific Register
Lunch 12.30 pm – 1:00 pm
PERIOD 3 1:00 pm – 2.30 pm Teaching skills IT in the classroom Excursions Modeling Presentations Teaching pronunciation
PERIOD 1 8:30 am – 10.30 am Language analysis Advanced Grammar Language functions Text and discourse Parts of speech Articles and nouns Reported speech Conditionals

Adverbial clauses

RECESS 10.30 am – 11.00 am
PERIOD 2 11.00 am – 12.30 pm Writing Proficiency Practice Analyzing genre Identifying purpose Writing  process Planning and drafts
Lunch 12.30 pm – 1:00 pm
PERIOD 3 1:00 pm – 2.30 pm Teaching – Most Modern Theories Resources Lesson development Adapting texts, supplementing material
PERIOD 1 8:30 am – 10.30 am

Observe classes/

Presentations Student lead excursions Guest speakers Student teaching Peer analysis / feedback
RECESS 10.30 am – 11.00 am
PERIOD 2 11.00 am – 01.00 pm

Observe classes/

Presentations Student lead excursions Guest Speakers Students lead interactive classroom activities. Classroom management and trouble shooting
Lunch 01.30 pm – 2:30 pm
PERIOD 3 Writing – Proof reading and editing Assessment criteria Feedback and error correction Group corrections

Assessment

Students are assessed on outcomes for each macro skill each week and receive a grammar and vocabulary test weekly.  Student must achieve 70% or higher on each assessment task in order to receive a satisfactory pass.  Students must complete all course outcomes to successfully pass and must pass 80% of Assessment Outcomes in each macro skill.  Students may re-sit an assessment task before an unsatisfactory grade will be given

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