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TSL 124 TSL - Level 2

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Course Description

Examine theories of first and second language acquisition and consider how learners' first language affects their learning of another language. Discuss the unique challenges of teaching children, youth and adults, as well as teaching students at different proficiency levels. Learn concrete approaches for reaching learners with various learning styles and help students to develop their autonomy and learning strategies. Finally, consider principles and techniques for effective verbal and written correction and feedback.


BMC 152 or BMC 352 Learning Online

TSL Level 1 Certificate courses

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)


  TSL 124 - 010 TSL - Level 2  
  Fall 2016   Status:  Available
Online:   04 Oct 2016 to 28 Nov 2016
Hours: 30.00
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    $475.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
5% Bundle Discount
Delivery Options:  Online
Instructor(s): Jiri Karas
  Reading List / Textbook:  

Required Textbook

Title: Teaching by Principles: An Interactive Approach to Language Pedagogy

Edition: 4th

Authors: Douglas Brown

Publisher: Pearson ESL


Required Textbook

Title: Learning Teaching: The Essential Guide to English Language

Edition: 3rd

Authors: Jim Scrivener

Publisher: MacMillan ELT


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Textbooks and course packs are available for purchase from our UofC Bookstore, located at the main campus on the first floor of the MacEwan Student Centre.  If you prefer, visit the Bookstore website to order online and have them delivered to your home or office.  - http://calgarybookstore.ca/

  Section Notes:  

Prerequisites: BMC 352 Learning Online and TSL Level 1.

It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have a Learning Online Prerequisite Waiver in your profile. You may enrol in this course, by telephone, if you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins.
  • This course will be delivered using Desire2Learn (D2L).
  • Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am on the start date.

A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers.

Receive a 5% discount by registering for 3 or more TSL courses at the same time. Offer valid for the 2016/17 academic year.


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