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Methods of TESOL

This is a required course in the TESOL Certificate Program.

Course closed to new registrations: Call ( 949 ) 824-5414 for more information or sign up below to be notified when this course becomes available.×

Course Description

This course is designed to introduce participants to the methods that have been used historically to teach English as a second or foreign language. Course participants will learn how to prepare lesson plans and will also explore the significance of varied learning modalities in the development of effective lessons to meet the broadest range of language learners’ needs. The focus in this course is on the practical application of knowledge about how to organize and present information for maximum learner understanding, how to select material resources, how to incorporate variety into language teaching, how to effectively teach a multilevel group of learners, and how to choose the broadest range of tasks and communicative activities to meet learning objectives and student goals.

Please register for the course at least one week prior to the start date.

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  • Details
  • $450
  • July 08, 2019 to August 25, 2019
  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Reg#: 00184
  • ID/Units: LINGUIS X480.2  (2.00)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: SUMMER 2019


Lesley Clear, Ph.D., is an educational consultant to UCI Division of Continuing Education. Dr. Clear has been an ESL instructor in Japan and Hungary and an EFL teacher trainer in Hungary, Ukraine, Chile and Argentina. She received the 1996-1997 UCI Division of Continuing Education Distinguished Instructor Award, and UCI Division of Continuing Education's Distinguished Service Award in 2004.

Textbook Information

Textbooks for your course may be purchased from any vendor or bookseller of your choice.

No textbooks are required for this course.

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START07/08/2019Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
END08/25/2019Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---