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Methods of TESOL

This is a required course in the TESOL certificate program.

Course Description

This course is designed to introduce participants to the methods used 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. Participants will be presented with principles and strategies for teaching English language skills and will create and share 2 lesson plans with their classmates. Another important component of this course will be the opportunity for participants to observe and reflect on the methods used in ESL/EFL classes.

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

  • Details
  • $450
  • June 21, 2021 to August 08, 2021
  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Reg#: 00143
  • ID/Units: EDUC X485.2  (2.00)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: SUMMER 2021


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
START06/21/2021Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
END08/08/2021Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---