• American TESOL

    TESOL Advanced Certification

    Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Certification

  • Summary

    TESOL Teachers
    TESOL Advanced Certification is an interactive self paced 80 hour online course that provides a base knowledge in teaching English as a second language with focus on methods and approaches to TESOL. Participants study the theory of TESOL, and learn to create English as a second language lesson plans for presentation in a classroom.
  • Objectives

    • Examine the core knowledge of TESOL
    • Create ESL lesson plans
    • Assess and compare TESOL methods of teaching
    • Facilitate successful communication in the TESOL classroom


    • Correctly identifying methods and approaches to TESOL.
    • Improvement of student achievement by creating a safe and shameless learning environment.
    • Improvement of teacher confidence.
    • Introduction to teaching ESL online.


    • Consistently provide a classroom environment that is supportive to the latest trends of TESOL.
    • Design and implement ESL lesson plans that reflect best teaching practices, and target student ESL learning needs.
    • Demonstrate high expectations of all students learning.
    • Monitor and assess student progress.


    • TESOL Advanced Certification includes 3 eBooks, and consists of assignments and readings from Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages textbook.


    • Module One - Using Icebreaker Activities, Listening Processes, & Acronyms
    • Module Two - What is Language
    • Module Three - Effective Teaching & Teacher Roles
    • Module Four - Educational Methodology & Speech Production
    • Module Five - Teaching Listening & Pedagogy
    • Module Six - Teaching Speaking
    • Module Seven - Lesson Planning, Grammar, Morphology, & Syntax
    • Module Eight - Drilling
    • Module Nine - Grammar & Connectionism
    • Module Ten - Presenting Vocabulary: Lexical Approach
    • Module Eleven - Knowing Your Students
    • Module Twelve - Teaching Reading & Pronunciation
    • Module Thirteen - Teaching Writing, Aids in Learning
    • Module Fourteen - Classroom Management, Psycholinguistics, & Bilingualism
    • Module Fifteen - Sociolinguistics, Approaches to TESOL, & Correcting Mistakes
    • Module Sixteen - Behavior Management & Computer Assisted Learning
    • Module Seventeen - Observation in TESOL
    • Module Eighteen - Student Assessment
    • Module Nineteen - Creating a Syllabus
    • Module Twenty - Learning Strategies for TESOL
    • Module Twenty-one - Final Assignment & Thesis


    • Upon completion participants receive TESOL Advanced Certification, and optional job placement teaching English abroad to adults or children.
    • TESOL certification issuance is based on successful completion of required assignments, lectures, quizzes, and final assignment.
    • Participation requirements include a high school diploma, and fluency in English. Internet access is required to complete online studies.
    • Online, participants access the TESOL Virtual Learning Center to interact live with American TESOL instructors, complete assignments, and view progress towards TESOL certification.
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    Contact American TESOL Institute for more information about TESOL Certification.