TESOL Foundation Certifications provides the basis of a general understanding of the theoretical approaches of TESOL, focussing on teaching English to adults and children or professionals. TESOL Foundation has two online TESOL courses combined, and awards two certifications, TESOL Advanced, plus one of the two as per your choice, either TESOL for Children, or TESOL for Business.
To explore the essence and examine the core knowledge of TESOL
To create ESL lesson plans
To compare TESOL methods of teaching and assess the same
To facilitate successful communication in a TESOL classroom
Identifying approaches and methods of TESOL
Improving student achievement by creating a safe and seamless learning environment
Enhancing teacher confidence
Introducing ESL online teaching
TESOL Foundation Certification comprises readings from materials from Cambridge University and 3 eBooks and a textbook - Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
Depending on which add on course chosen, also included is either Teaching English to Children, or Barron's ESL Guide to American Business English textbook. All materials are included in the tuition price
Develop teacher effectiveness in teaching of English as a second language
Provide a classroom environment that is supportive of the current trends in TESOL.
Design and implement ESL lesson plans that reflect best teaching practices
Meet students’ ESL learning needs through relevant context and plan
Demonstrate high achievement in students
Monitor and assess student progress
Foundation Course Certifications include TESOL Advanced, plus choose either TESOL for Children, or TESOL for Business. Also included is optional job placement teaching English abroad to adults or children.
TESOL Foundation Course certification is based on successful fulfilment of the course requirements which include timely submission of assignments, going through the video lectures, quizzes, and completing the final assignment.
Fluency in English and a high school diploma are necessary for individuals to participate in the program. Access to the internet access is essential to complete online studies.
As online participants you may access the TESOL Virtual Learning Center and interact live with American TESOL instructors, complete assignments and view progress towards TESOL certification.