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Course Description

TSL Fundamentals

This course is an introduction to the field of learning and teaching a second language. Become familiar with the terminology used in the realm of second language teaching and in the Teaching Second Language certificate programs. Focus on the principles of classroom management and lesson planning, including concepts such as student interaction in the classroom, 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
Jul 25, 2022 to Aug 24, 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 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
Sep 13, 2022 to Nov 21, 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 notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registered on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

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
Jan 17, 2023 to Mar 27, 2023
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 the course outline and other materials in D2L. For more information about D2L, please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Unless notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registering on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

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
Sa
Time
8:30AM to 5:00PM
Dates
Mar 04, 2023 to Apr 01, 2023
Schedule and Location
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 notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registering (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

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 04, 2023 to Jun 12, 2023
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 notified, all online courses are available at 9 am MT the day before the start date. Students registering on (or after) the start date will receive access within one day of registration.

Students unfamiliar with online learning are encouraged to take our free Digital Skills for Learning Online course.

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 24, 2023 to Aug 25, 2023
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 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. 

Non-instructional date: Monday, August 7, '23

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