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Subject Outline

Subject Code: ELI 321
Subject Title: Teaching English as a Second Language 2 (TESL 2)
Prerequisite: Successful completion of TESL 1 (ELI 317)

ELI 321, the advanced module of the TESL Training program, builds on the basic principles and techniques of second language acquisition covered in ELI 317 and provides students with the knowledge and skills to deliver student-centered, context appropriate lessons that strategically develop learner's communicative competence and reflect understanding of language acquisition factors, advanced language skill development, testing and assessment, and technology enhanced language learning. Participants receive a minimum of 130 hours of intensive classroom instruction, 20 hours of online instruction, 5 hours of guided observation and 10 hours of supervised practice teaching. 

Successful completion of the course entitles students to a Certificate of Standing in Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language 2 and eligibility to apply for TESL Canada Standard 2 accreditation and TESL Ontario accreditation.

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