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Printed on 6/6/2020

Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language

20-863-2 Certificate (C) 9 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Online

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

Learn to teach English as a second or foreign language in the U.S. or abroad with this certificate. You will learn the theories of second language acquisition, along with English language teaching methods. This certificate can also help enhance your skills and understanding for working with international students. Your training includes observation of English Language Learning (ELL) instruction, with opportunities to practice teaching in an ELL classroom. You will have the skills you need to get started.

COURSE LIST

Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

Course Title
Course
Number
Credits
Instructional
Hours
Outside Effort
Hours**
Prior Learning
Credit Eligibility
English Language Learning Theories
10-863-180
3Credit
54
108
N/A
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Develops competence of language learning theories. Students are introduced to the history of English as well as being exposed to world English education. The course provides activities to help students develop a foundation of theories and teaching styles. In addition, the course explores classroom management techniques and various learning environments. New students, prior to registration contact 920-735-2443 or learnenglish@fvtc.edu for an assessment to determine your proficiency in English. Prereq: 80iBT or 550 PBT (TOEFL TEST) for International Students
English Language Learning Methods
10-863-181
3Credit
54
108
N/A
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Develops competence of language learning methodology. This course examines a variety of educational technologies and resources that will bolster learning in student-centered classrooms. Through interactive lessons and activities, students explore successful instructional methods to effectively teach grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, speaking, listening, reading, and writing as separate or integrated skills. New students, prior to registration contact 920-735-2443 or learnenglish@fvtc.edu for an assessment to determine your proficiency in English. Prereq: 80iBT or 550 PBT (TOEFL TEST) for International Students; Coreq: English Learning Theories 10861180
English Learning Practicum
10-863-182
3Credit
54
108
N/A
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Develops competence of language learning instruction. During the practicum, students observe professional instruction in environments such as Intensive English Programs, Adult Education, and Bridge courses. The course also provides a practicum of supervised instruction as well as a private mentorship which culminates into a portfolio containing lesson plans and feedback. New students, prior to registration contact 920-735-2443 or learnenglish@fvtc.edu for an assessment to determine your proficiency in English. Prereq: 80iBT or 550 PBT (TOEFL TEST) for International Students; Coreq: English Learning Methods

Expected Competencies


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