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TESOL Training Institute
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TESOL Training Institute

TESOL Teacher Training Institute Schedule

TESOL January to June 2015 Course Schedule
Course Class Location* Day Time Start Date End Date Cost

Spring I 2015 Schedule

TED 001 Methods of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Westfield Sat 9:00am- 2:00pm 1/10/2015 2/28/2015 $375
TED 002 Assessment and Evaluation in the ESOL Classroom Westfield Sat 9:00am- 2:00pm 1/10/2015 2/28/2015 $375
TED 004 Teaching Reading Skills to ESOL Learners Westfield Sat 9:00am- 2:00pm 1/10/2015 2/28/2015 $375

Spring II 2015 Schedule

TED 001 Methods of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Westfield Sat 9:00am- 2:00pm 3/7/2015 5/2/2015 $375
TED 003 Understanding Second Language Acquisition Westfield Sat 9:00am- 2:00pm 3/7/2015 5/2/2015 $375
TED 005 Grammar & Linguistics Skills for an Integrated Approach to Adult ESOL Westfield Sat 9:00am- 2:00pm 3/7/2015 5/2/2015 $375

Late Spring 2015 Schedule

TED 001 Methods of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Westfield Sat 9:00am- 2:00pm 5/19/2015 6/27/2015 $375
TED 002 Assessment and Evaluation in the ESOL Classroom Westfield Sat 9:00am- 2:00pm 5/19/2015 6/27/2015 $375
TED 004 Teaching Reading Skills to ESOL Learners Westfield Sat 9:00am- 2:00pm 5/19/2015 6/27/2015 $375

Methods of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TED 001)
Understanding how to make a range of instructional methods and techniques work is an essential for every teacher.  This class and Understanding Second Language Acquisition (TED 003) provide a foundation for the next set of courses in reading and assessment.

Assessment and Evaluation in the ESOL Classroom (TED 002)
Assessments and evaluation can serve a variety of purposes for English language learners.  Evaluations can help document progress, determine and address special needs, and meet accountability measures.  This class will help you understand the what, when, where, why, and how’s of assessment and evaluation in the second language classroom.

Understanding Second Language Acquisition (TED 003)
It is critical to have a basic understanding of how language and linguistics work in order to provide quality English language instruction.  This class will give you the principles of how language is acquired and will deepen your understanding of why certain instructional methods and techniques are used.

Teaching Reading Skills to ESOL Learners (TED 004)
Reading skills from literacy through college levels are critical for English language learners.  This class will provide you a foundation in how literacy is acquired and developed and how you can help your class move to higher literacy levels regardless of their starting point.

Grammar & Linguistics rules for an integrated approach to Adult ESOL (TED 005)
To serve the Adult ESOL population to the best of one's ability, understanding the whys of the English language are a must. This course will help you to understand the formation of English grammar and how to best to explain it to your students.

TED 010 Teaching American pronunciation to Adult ESOL learners
Participants will discover (or rediscover) the basic rules of spoken English and be able to apply them to their own teaching. Participants will try out a variety of discovery-based and multisensory activities and techniques and learn to adapt them for students. They will explore ways to integrate pronunciation into everyday lessons. Topics will include the key role of stress and rhythm in spoken English, thought groups and pausing, intonation, reduced sounds, and segmental.

TED 011 Beyond the Text Book: Activities and games that work in the Adult ESOL classroom
Adult learning theory supports the idea that traditional book learning is not sufficient for adult students to apply classroom learning to actual language use.  Therefore, this workshop will explore how adult learning theory encourages the incorporation of cooperative, interactive, and kinesthetic learning activities in the adult language classroom.  Participants will also compare the benefits of traditional textbook learning to the benefits of interactive activities.  During the workshop, participants will brainstorm, identify, and discuss activities and games they have previously used to support language learning so as to gather new ideas and inspiration from one another.  Participants will also be introduced to several activities successfully used by the presenter in adult language classrooms.  Lastly, participants will be given time to create new activities that can be used in the classroom in multiple ways with varied life skills and grammar themes.

TED 012 More than just a computer: Using technology in the Adult ESOL classroom
Technology is everywhere and it is intertwined is all aspects of our lives.  Using technology in the classroom is a vital piece to our students success in society and the workforce.  Whether your classroom has state of the art technology or your access to technology is barebones, you will find value in this session. In this hands-on workshop, you will learn a variety of techniques that incorporate technology that will enhance your instruction and support your students' learning.  

TED 013 Connecting to real life: Realia in the classroom
These days using realia/authentic materials in the classroom are "all the rage" - not to mention a best practice for helping adult learners to improve their English skills. This hands-on workshop will explore deductively and inductively how to teach communicatively using realia connected to a textbook in a class setting within specific time/program constraints. Attendees will explore where and how to find relevant materials that connect to adult learners’ everyday lives. During the workshop, participants will walk through the process of utilizing needs assessments, can do lists, and objectives and connecting them to appropriate level authentic materials. Instructors will leave the workshop with examples of appropriate authentic materials different levels as well as how to use them productively for reading, writing, speaking, listening, pronunciation and grammar activities.

TED 014 Introduction to Essentials of Adult Learning Theory
This workshop will introduce participants to the main characteristics of an adult learner, providing them with hands-on experience and tools that will enable them to better serve the needs of the adult learner. Topics include andragogy vs pedagogy, exploring prior knowledge, and the teacher as facilitator

 

*      Senior discounts available.
**    Classes will be held at Montgomery College, Westfield South Office Building, 11002 Veirs Mill Rd, Wheaton, Maryland, 20902. Disability Access to Westfield South: Disability access for this leased site is on the same side as the movie theatre entrance. For more information regarding disability access at this site, or if any individuals are facing accessibility issues anywhere in the Westfield South Center, please call 240-567-8841. Classes may also be held at the Takoma Park/ Silver Spring Campus, 7600 Takoma Avenue, Takoma Park, Maryland 20912.
***   FAX completed TESOL Registration Form to 240-567-7860, leave the box for crn number blank, the TESOL Teacher Training Institute office will fill this in.

For more information, please call 240-567-8169 or email Nancy Newton, Program Coordinator nancy.newton@montgomerycollege.edu

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TESOL Program
Office: 11002 Veirs Mill Road, Room 210
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Nancy Newton, Program Director
Phone Number : 240-567-8169
nancy.newton@montgomerycollege.edu

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