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2 Months
Credential Awarded
Seneca College Certificate

About the Program

ELI 317 provides you with foundational knowledge and skills to develop and deliver lessons that demonstrate understanding of the basic principles and techniques of second/foreign language teaching (ESL/EFL) needed to teach adult learners, based on the communicative approach. Participants receive a minimum of 100 hours of classroom instruction, 15 hours of online instruction, 25 hours of guided classroom observation and 10 hours of supervised practice teaching. Successful completion of TESL 1 entitles you to a Certificate of Standing in Teaching English as a Second/Foreign Language 1 and eligibility to apply for TESL Canada Standard 1 certification.