Students complete studies in the area of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) through course work and a practicum. The TESOL certificate provides students with theoretical and practical knowledge and skills for teaching English. Students will study the structural elements of the English language with and emphasis on how to assist others in second language acquisition. Students will learn to prepare and teach lessons using materials appropriate for a variety of age groups. The the practicum students will experience instruction with non-native speakers and learn the unique challenges of the field.
The TESOL certificate may be added to:
Students who have completed a bachelor’s degree at another college may complete the certificate in conjunction with the 32-credit Certificate of Biblical Knowledge.