TESOL

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Program provides: a basic introduction into teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language. Students will understand fundamental principles of second language acquisition. Students will also learn language teaching approaches and methods and practice teaching the four skills (listening, speaking, reading, and writing) as well as grammar and vocabulary. Other topics covered include linguistics classroom management, and culture.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

STUDENTS WITH THIS CERTIFICATE CAN BE SUITED FOR CAREERS IN THE FOLLOWING AREAS:

  • Public Schools (non-US)
  • Private Schools
  • Language Institutes
  • Workplace ESL
  • English for Specific Purpose
  • Refugee/Migrant Education Centers

To understand more about this program contact our online advising team at onlineadvising@byui.edu

Course CodeCourse NameCredits
TAKE THESE COURSES:
TESOL 101 Introduction to TESOL 3
TESOL 102 TESOL Pedagogy I 3
TESOL 103 TESOL Pedagogy II 3
TESOL 104 English Grammar for TESOL 3
TESOL 105 TESOL Practice 1
ED 312 Culture and Diversity 2

The time it takes to complete a BYU-Idaho online program depends on how many credits (or course hours) a student takes each semester. Most courses are worth two or three credits each. A certificate is comprised of 15-19 credits. An associate degree is comprised of 60 credits. And a bachelor's degree is 120 credits.

BYU-Idaho online courses are designed around the BYU-Idaho Learning Model, with learning activities adapted to the online environment. The class progresses together through the semester and there is frequent interaction between students and with the instructor. Courses taught online and on-campus are based on the same learning objectives.

Students who meet admission requirements can apply to begin the next available semester. Visit our Online Admissions page for information about qualifications, application deadlines, and how to apply.