Diplomas and Certificates

Graduate Certificate in TESOL

6 months full time/1 year part time(part-time study options available)
Parkville campus
Available to Domestic and International
Semester 1 & 2 entry
Course CRICOS code:095993A

The Graduate Certificate in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) is designed to provide specialist training in this field. It will develop and extend your understanding of the theories and practices that underpin it. This course will prepare you to:

  • Gain recognition with the Victorian Institute of Teaching as an accredited TESOL teacher in Victoria
  • Analyse and communicate an understanding of the nature and form of language as a system
  • Critically evaluate and explain the application of current methods for teaching English
  • Manage language curricular and resources which are culturally and linguistically appropriate
  • Understand critical issues in TESOL research, methodology and assessment
  • Understand the nature of research in second language education.

Successfully completing this course will make you eligible for 50 credit points towards the Master of TESOL, as well as other masters courses.

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