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Exit Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the learner is able to:

  • describe and apply major theories of first and second language acquisition to ESL/EFL teaching and learning.
  • prepare and deliver lessons that meet the needs of learners and achieve targeted outcomes in a specific context with only minor interim support.
  • give clear instructions to students and use appropriate methodology and teaching aids including technology based aids.
  • demonstrate knowledge of the theory and practice of teaching the speaking, listening, reading, writing, grammar, pronunciation, and vocabulary.
  • analyze learner needs and apply principles of scaffolding to diverse teaching and learning situations.
  • explain and apply the principles of teaching speaking, listening, reading, writing, grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary.
  • analyze learner needs and apply scaffolding techniques in diverse teaching and learning situations.
  • describe the complexities in L2 assessment and distinguish between different forms of assessment.
  • develop appropriate tests to measure success in meeting lesson objectives.
  • describe the language-culture relationship and explain its impact on L2 learning.