EAL Teacher Certificate Program

The EALTCP is made up of four courses covering 120 hours of TESL theory and methodology and a 20 hour practicum. Courses are offered virtually, 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.


Course Dates

spring

Spring

May 9 - July 15, 2022

Fall

Fall

September 12 - November 18, 2022

winter

Winter

January 16 - March 24, 2023

 

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

Wednesday, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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

Tuesdays, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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

Mondays, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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

Thursdays, 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm