Introduction to TESOL provides an overview of second language acquisition theory and current English language teaching strategies used in adult ESL education. In this workshop, you'll spend 6 hours onlnie via Canvas and Zoom.
In this first workshop, you will learn about the TESOL Certificate Program, including team teaching and observations, and the two capstone assignments – Practicum 2 and TESOL Portfolio.
At least 18 years of age and proof of English proficiency level via one of the following before attending the first workshop:
- A US college diploma including successful completion of ENG 111
- The Virginia Placement Test for native English speakers
- The Accuplacer Test for non-native English speakers.
For prerequisite details, please see the TESOL website at www.nvcc.edu/workforce/tesol/index.html
Students are expected to read the course handouts on Canvas before
attending the workshop.
Students must attend 90% of all scheduled class hours, including virtual office hours, in addition to completing any other requirements set by the instructor, in order to pass the class and be awarded CEUs.