Whether you have already taught English as a Second Language and want to start teaching it online, you've already been teaching ESL online and want to sharpen your skills, or you are new to teaching and interested in teaching ESL online, this course provides you with the basic ideas and concepts you need to know in order to successfully teach ESL online.
There are also plenty of real, recorded online session videos in the course to show you examples of what it looks like to teach ESL online.
In this Teach English Now - Teaching Language Online offered by Coursera in partnership with Arizona State University, you will learn about the best practices for teaching English as a Second Language online. This includes an introduction to online teaching, Second Language Acquisition theories and how they apply to ESL learners, conducting a needs analysis, curating content for your courses, designing lesson plans, and effective teaching strategies that will help you to become an successful online ESL teacher.
The course consists of a variety of videos and readings, followed by quizzes. In the last module of the course, you will watch interview videos from actual online ESL teachers, sharing their experiences in the online classroom.
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- Introduction to the Online Classroom
- Introduction to Second Language Acquisition
- Introduction to Task Based Language Teaching
- Lesson Planning and Structures
- Developing a Lesson Plan
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- 2 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- A high intermediate, advanced or native level of the English language.
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