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Part-Time EAL Teacher Certificate Program

English Language Programs


Our Part-Time English as an Additional Language Program (EALTCP) has two sections; four courses covering 120 hours of TESL theory and methodology and a 20 hour practicum. Courses are offered on a rotational basis, and are subject to minimum enrolment.

 


Program Information

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

Please read to learn more about the Practicum Placement.

Note: We strongly recommend that students take the courses in order. However, it is possible to take them in any order.

If students decide to take the courses out of order, they might have some difficulties during the program.


Session Dates

Winter Program

January 11 - March 19, 2021

Course #1: Thinking about Theory: A Framework for ESL/EAL Instruction

Tuesdays, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Course #3: Developing the Language System: Teaching Grammar and Vocabulary

Mondays, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Spring Program

May 10 - July 9, 2021

Course #2: Understanding the Language Classroom: Procedures for Effective Teaching

Tuesdays, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Course #4: Developing the Language Skills: Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening

Thursdays, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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.


Additional Information

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

Application fees and a tuition deposit ( if applicable ) are due with the program application form. More information can be found in the Fees section below.