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World Englishes and TESOL

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU)

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Would you like to comprehend the peculiarities of intercultural communication, enhance your English teaching skills and advance your career in TESOL? Join our program and be the best!

Overview

If you teach English to speakers of other languages and want to develop your personal and professional skills, improve your communication abilities and become an expert in your field, this program is your next step. The main objective of this course is to investigate the spread of English as an international language. The course addresses the challenges of teaching English as an international language in a super-diverse world as ELT professionals should develop tolerance towards language being in a constant state of flux. Our students have a unique opportunity to develop the skills needed to teach English around the world to speakers of other languages during the school lectures, case studies and workshops.

Programme Structure

Module 1. World Englishes

        • Introduction: The World of World Englishes;

        • English as a Native Language;

        • English as a Foreign Language;

        • English in Global Contexts.

Module 2. Intercultural communication and multilingualism

        • Language, mind and culture;

        • Multilingualism and intercultural communicaton;

        • Translation and intercultural communication.

Module 3. TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)

        • Approaches to Teaching;

        • Lesson Planning and Classroom Management;

        • Presentation Techniques and Practice Activities;

        • Teaching Grammar and Vocabulary;

        • Teaching Productive and Receptive Skills.

Module 4. Digital didactics in English teaching

        • Types of eLearning;

        • Digital competence of a modern educator;

        • Digital teaching tools;

        • A Task Can Be a Reward;

        • Innovation In Foreign Language Education, Cognitive Load and Reflection;

        • Interdisciplinary and integration processes in teaching English.

Module 5. World Englishes: Implications for language teaching

     • The challenges of teaching English as an international language in a super-diverse world;

     • Incorporating WE in the ESL classroom: Current approaches;

     • Frameworks for pedagogical change (education and research).

Lecturers

  • SPbPU professors and mentors, experts and guest lecturers.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 14 days

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

4 ECTS

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Good command of English. All classes and extracurricular activities are conducted in English. Knowledge of the Russian language is not required.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    270 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 270 EUR for the full programme during 14 days.
  • National

    270 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 270 EUR for the full programme during 14 days.

Online format: 270 Euro

Funding

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Our partners

World Englishes and TESOL
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Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University (SPbPU)

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