Course Preview

  • 01

    Introduction to the Course

    • Welcome to the Course

    • Introduction to the Course

  • 02

    Module 1: Intro to ESL and Methods for Teaching

    • Introduction to Module 1

    • Diving In

    • English Language Learning Terms

    • What Makes a Good Teacher?

    • Your Language Learning Journey

    • Foundational Concepts and Terms for the Communicative Approach

    • Language is for Communication

    • Quiz: The Communicative Method

    • Your Thoughts on Methodology

  • 03

    Module 2: Cross Cultural Communication and Working with Adult Learners

    • Intro to Module 2

    • A Short Spanish Lesson

    • Basic Terms in Cross-Cultural Communication

    • Case Studies in Cross-Cultural Communication

    • How Do we Learn a Language?

    • Teaching Adult Learners

    • Building Relationships with our Learners

    • Review: Working with Adult Learners

  • 04

    Module 3: Materials and Lesson Planning

    • Intro to Module 3

    • Goals and Levels

    • Lesson Plan Outline

    • Objectives

    • Warm-Up

    • Presentation

    • Practice

    • Assessment

    • Final Assignment: Write a Lesson Plan

    • The Importance of Self-Reflection

  • 05

    Course Wrap-Up

    • ESL Resources

    • ESL Course Survey

  • 06

    Complete your Flex Hours

    • Completing your Training

    • Virtual Teaching Webinars

    • Suggested Reading and Watching List

    • Book or Film Response Form

Your Path to Helping an Adult Learn English

Knowledge of the English language is a vital step in the success and integration of newcomers to the United States. You can play a role in assisting learners in achieving this important goal.

Whether you are a seasoned educator or are new to the experience of teaching, this course will guide you in understanding the basics of helping adults speak, listen, read, and write the English language. From understanding our students' backgrounds, to putting together a lesson plan,  engage with this course today and get started on your journey to empower your students to feel the freedom that English language literacy and fluency brings. 


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