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Full-Time EAL Teacher Certificate Program

English Language Programs


Our Full-Time English as an Additional Language Teacher Certificate Program (EALTCP) has two sections; four courses covering 120 hours of TESL theory and methodology and a 20-hour practicum. Completing both sections will allow you to gain your TESL Certificate.  A mandatory orientation is held on the first day of classes from 9:00 am - 2:00 pm to learn about our ESL/EAL training program and how it will help you in your TESL career.

Course Section

  • Course 1: Thinking about Theory: A Framework for ESL/EAL Instruction
  • Course 2: Understanding the Language Classroom: Procedures for Effective Teaching
  • Course 3: Developing the Language System: Teaching Grammar and Vocabulary
  • Course 4: Developing the Language Skills: Teaching Second Language Reading, Writing, Speaking, and Listening

Practicum Section

  • 10 hours of EAL/ESL classroom observation with a TESL certified teacher
  • 10 hours supervised practicum in an ESL/EAL classroom with a TESL certified teacher

Session Information

Spring Program

Dates: May 13 - June 28, 2019

7 weeks of classes, Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, followed by a practicum placement lasting a minimum of 2 weeks.

Summer Program - Intensive

Dates: July 3 -  July 27, 2019

4 weeks of classes, Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm, followed by a practicum placement lasting a minimum of 2 weeks. NOTE: Practicum placements for summer program will be made on the first come, first serve basis. There is no guarantee for practicum placement in summer session.

Fall Program

Dates: September 9 - October 25, 2019

7 weeks of classes, Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, followed by a practicum placement lasting a minimum of 2 weeks.

Winter Program

Dates: January 13 - February 28, 2020

7 weeks of classes, Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm, followed by a practicum placement lasting a minimum of 2 weeks.


Practicum

Please read to learn more about the Practicum Placement.


Application and Registration

Please see the Application and Registration Information for admission requirements and application requirements.

The course section of the full-time EAL Teacher Certificate Program costs $2000. The practicum placement fee is an additional $250, and can be paid when the student registers for the placement. 

Learn more in our Student Handbook [PDF].


Contact Us

Mailing Address:
English Language Programs
The University of Winnipeg
515 Portage Ave
Winnipeg, MB
R3B 2E9
Canada

Program Coordinator office address: Unit 5, 471 Portage Ave, Main floor of Rice Building.
Registration Office address: Room 1C15, Centennial Hall, 515 Portage Ave.

Phone: 204.982.1816


Please see the EAL Teacher Certificate Program main page for admission requirements and application process, or view our Frequently Asked Questions.