Online TESOL Course in Hong Kong
FirstClass Intesol offers you the best possible start with our Certificate in TESOL Course. FirstClass Intesol is the Hong Kong online provider of the INTESOL Certificate in TESOL, enabling you to study at your own convenience with the aid of our unique customised Online Delivery System.
TESOL Course Syllabus
Unit 1: Study Skills
(not assessed) – how best to organise your study time.
Pre Module Grammars
Self-assessed tasks with answers provided to help with Unit 2 The Study of English.
Unit 2: The Study of English
Module 1 – grammar-tasks on the understanding of grammar, tense & structure – to be completed with the use of a grammar book.
Module 2 – phonetics – tasks relating to the phonetic alphabet(given), stress & intonation.
Module 3 – lexis – tasks relating to the presentation of vocabulary, compound words, word stems, language appropriacy & frequency.
Unit 3: The Teaching and Learning of ESOL
Module 1 – basic principles – answers from your own experience, the course materials & handbook on
– 1) the blocks which may prevent learning
– 2) motivation
– 3) communicative competence.
Module 2 – reading and listening – tasks based on exploitation of authentic materials i.e. magazines, newspapers, radio broadcasts etc. Module 3 – speaking and writing – tasks based as above but with a more productive bias – getting your students to produce language Module 4 – visual aids – study of all the audio-visual aids available. Production of your own flashcards and aids.
Module 5 – error – looking at authentic student errors, classifying them, using a correction code, producing remedial exercises and improving your own practice.
Unit 4: Lesson Planning
Module 1 – classroom management – task relating to student teacher relationships and how to achieve genuine communication inside and outside the classroom.
Module 2 – lesson stages and plans – putting all the above into a lesson; timing; warm-up; input; practice and production stages of your lessons.