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Course Description

Be introduced to the field of learning and teaching a second language. Become familiar with the terminology used generally in the realm of second language teaching and specifically in the TSL Certificate program. Then focus on principles of classroom management and lesson planning. This will include concepts such as increasing student interaction in the classroom, using effective teacher language and logical staging of various lesson types.

Course Details

Broad Learning Outcomes

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Define the basic aims of Second Language Teaching in different teaching contexts.
  • Acquire terminology specific to the field of second language teaching with an emphasis on ESL
  • Explain and apply the principles of logical lesson planning
  • Describe and understand various principles of effective classroom management.
  • Apply the principles of effective ‘teacher language’.
  • Better encourage interaction and student involvement in language lessons.

Supporting Learning Outcomes

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Analyze and design lesson plans based on criteria of effectiveness and learner outcomes/aims.
  • Analyze effectiveness of lessons in respect to student interaction/involvement.
  • Design and adapt teaching activities maximizing student involvement.
  • Identify benefits and challenges of various teaching styles and contexts.
  • Adjust teacher language appropriately in terms of complexity and clarity for various teaching contexts.
  • Design and/or adapt strategies-based activities for various teaching contexts.

Notes

Formerly also TSL 127 - Fundamentals - IHL
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Type
Online
Dates
Jan 18, 2022 to Apr 18, 2022
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $675.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Reading List / Textbook
Title: Learning Teaching: The Essential Guide to English Language
Edition: 3rd
Authors: Scrivener
Publisher: MacMillan ELT
ISBN: 978-0230729841

Title: Teaching by Principles: An Interactive Approach to Language Pedagogy
Edition: 4th
Authors: Brown, Lee
Publisher: Pearson ESL
ISBN: 978-0133925852

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post your course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Register for three or more TSL courses and receive a 5% discount. 

Type
Online
Dates
Mar 12, 2022 to Apr 16, 2022
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $675.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Instructor(s)
  • Vivienne Jones, BA, MEd
Reading List / Textbook
Title: Learning Teaching: The Essential Guide to English Language
Edition: 3rd
Authors: Scrivener
Publisher: MacMillan ELT
ISBN: 978-0230729841

Title: Teaching by Principles: An Interactive Approach to Language Pedagogy
Edition: 4th
Authors: Brown, Lee
Publisher: Pearson ESL
ISBN: 978-0133925852

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L.
For D2L information, visit Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Register for three or more TSL courses and receive a 5% discount. 

Type
Online
Dates
Apr 05, 2022 to Jun 13, 2022
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $675.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook
Title: Learning Teaching: The Essential Guide to English Language
Edition: 3rd
Authors: Scrivener
Publisher: MacMillan ELT
ISBN: 978-0230729841

Title: Teaching by Principles: An Interactive Approach to Language Pedagogy
Edition: 4th
Authors: Brown, Lee
Publisher: Pearson ESL
ISBN: 978-0133925852

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Register for three or more TSL courses and receive a 5% discount. 

Type
Class
Days
M, W, F
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Jul 25, 2022 to Aug 24, 2022
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $675.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Instructor(s)
  • Vivienne Jones, BA, MEd
Reading List / Textbook
Title: Learning Teaching: The Essential Guide to English Language
Edition: 3rd
Authors: Scrivener
Publisher: MacMillan ELT
ISBN: 978-0230729841

 

Title: Teaching by Principles: An Interactive Approach to Language Pedagogy
Edition: 4th
Authors: Brown, Lee
Publisher: Pearson ESL
ISBN: 978-0133925852

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L), an online learning management system. The instructor will post the course outline and other materials in D2L.
For D2L information, visit  Online Learning Resources.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

Register for three or more TSL courses and receive a 5% discount. 

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