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Teaching Listening & Speaking Skills

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 features of oral language and the skills required to speak and to understand speech in English as a second or foreign language. We will discuss and practice principles and strategies for assisting non-native speakers to improve their listening comprehension skills, as well as their spoken English fluency and accuracy, with an emphasis on communicative teaching techniques. Course participants will learn how to design and facilitate listening and speaking activities, and will create and share two (2) activities with their classmates.

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

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  • Details
  • $400
  • April 05, 2021 to May 09, 2021
  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Reg#: 00096
  • ID/Units: EDUC X485.3  (1.50)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: SPRING 2021

Instructor


Christopher Stillwell has MAs in TESOL (Teachers College Columbia University), and Education (University of California, Irvine), as well as a Ph.D. in Education (UC Irvine). He has worked as an English as a Second/Foreign Language educator for over 20 years and as a teacher educator for more than 10 years, and he has been assistant director of a university language program in Japan. He is the editor of two books for TESOL International on Language Teaching Insights from Other Fields. He was named to TESOL International’s 50th-anniversary list of “30 Up and Coming” TESOL professionals, “the next generation in research, teaching, publishing, and leadership.”

Textbook Information

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

Required Textbook(s):

A COURSE IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEACHING
Book - ISBN: 9781107684676
Ur, Penny, 2 ed, Cambridge University Press

Optional Textbook(s):

LISTENING IN THE LANGUAGE CLASSROOM
Book - ISBN: 9780521685702
Field, John, Cambridge University Press

TEACHING LISTENING AND SPEAKING FROM THEORY TO PRACTICE
Book - ISBN: 9780521957762
Jack Richards, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

TEACHING SPEAKING: A HOLISTIC APPROACH
Book - ISBN: 9781107648333
Christine Goh, Anne Burns, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START04/05/2021Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
END05/09/2021Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---