ESL/EFL Teacher Training Program

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Training

English as a Second Language Language (ESL) and English as a Foreign Language (EFL)

Purpose

The purpose of the TESOL Training Program is designed to provide pre-service and in-service ESL teachers a foundation in the theory and practice of English language teaching (ELT). The program provides a summary of the core knowledge of the TESOL field to support ESL teachers in enhancing their professional practice and careers in serving the needs of English language learners (ELLs). The program will help ESL teachers develop the skills they need to effectively teach English speaking, listening, reading, grammar, writing and vocabulary courses to ELLs.  

Program Orientation

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages

The TESOL Certificate Program provides professional-level preparation for careers in teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language in any of the following areas:

  • ESL programs at high schools and universities
  • ESL courses for private companies
  • ESL teacher preparation

Completion of the TESOL Certificate Program also provides a participant with appropriate preparation for further study at the master or doctoral level.

Who can Enroll

The TESOL Certificate Program is designed to strengthen ESL teachers in their English and teaching skills.  Anybody who has a Bachelor’s degree and is interested in becoming an ESL teacher is also welcome to enroll.   

For more information, please contact the office at eltcrecruitment@tamuk.edu.

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This page was last updated on: February 6, 2018