Courses and Schedules

Course Descriptions

TED 001 Methods of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

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

TED 002 Assessment and Evaluation in the ESOL Classroom

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.

TED 003 Understanding Second Language Acquisition
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.
TED 004 Grammar and Linguistics Rules for an Integrated Approach to Adult ESOL
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.
TED 005 Grammar and Linguistics Rules for an Integrated Approach to Adult ESOL
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.

Course Schedules

Spring I 2020

All Classes are on Saturdays from 9 a.m - 2 p.m. at Westfield/Wheaton

TESOL Spring I Class Schedule
Course Title Dates Cost
TED 001 Methods of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages January 18, 2020 - March 7, 2020 $430
TED 002 Assessment and Evaluation in the ESOL Classroom January 18, 2020 - March 7, 2020 $430
TED 004 Teaching Reading Skills to ESOL Learners January 18, 2020 - March 7, 2020 $430

Spring II 2020

All Classes are on Saturdays from 9 a.m - 2 p.m. at Westfield/Wheaton

TESOL Spring II Class Schedule
Course Title Dates Cost
TED 001 Methods of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages March 28, 2020 - May 16, 2020 $430
TED 003

Understanding Second Language Acquisition Blended Course

March 28, 2020 - May 16, 2020 $430
TED 005 Grammar and Linguistics Skills for an Integrated Approach to Adult ESOL March 28, 2020 - May 16, 2020 $430

Summer 2020

All Classes are on Saturdays from 9 a.m - 2 p.m. at Westfield/Wheaton

TESOL Summer I Class Schedule
Course Title Dates Cost
TED 001 Methods of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages June 6, 2020 - August  1, 2020 $430
TED 002 Assessment and Evaluation in the ESOL Classroom June 6, 2020 - August 1, 2020 $430
TED 004 Teaching Reading Skills to ESOL Learners June 6, 2020 - August 1, 2020 $430

Fall I 2020

All Classes are on Saturdays from 9 a.m - 2 p.m. at Westfield/Wheaton

TESOL Fall I Class Schedule
Course Title Dates Cost
TED 001 Methods of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages August 15, 2020 - October 10, 2020 $430
TED 003

Understanding Second Language Acquisition Blended Course

August 15, 2020 - October 10, 2020 $430
TED 005 Grammar and Linguistics Skills for an Integrated Approach to Adult ESOL August 15, 2020 - October 10, 2020 $430

Fall II 2020

All Classes are on Saturdays from 9 a.m - 2 p.m. at Westfield/Wheaton

TESOL Fall II Class Schedule
Course Title Dates Cost
TED 001 Methods of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages October 17, 2019 - December 12, 2019 $430
TED 002 Assessment and Evaluation in the ESOL Classroom October 17, 2019 - December 12, 2019 $430
TED 004 Teaching Reading Skills to ESOL Learners October 17, 2019 - December 12, 2019 $430
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