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TEACHER TRAINING COURSES
International House Sydney Teacher Training Centre - Sydney
Milton College - Sydney
Australian College of English - Sydney
Language Links - Perth
Holmesglen TAFE - Melbourne
Path Language Academy - Brisbane
Greenwich College - Sydney
English for TECSOL
English for TESOL provides language development for those wanting to teach younger learners (ages 6 – 12). It builds confidence in the classroom by developing participants¨ English language and listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Through observation and micro-teaching you will be exposed to the language teachers use, the theory behind teaching younger learners and practical classroom skills.
People who want to improve their level of English in order to be effective in the younger learner classroom. You may be considering a future career in teaching, studying at a teaching college or university, or you may already be a teacher who has English language teaching responsibilities.
You can begin your studies on any Monday.
1 trainer to 12 trainees
International House Sydney – Teacher Training Centre, as a member of the International House World Organisation.
We strongly recommend that participants on the English for TESOL programme undertake our on-line NetLanguages programme English for Teachers prior to the course or as post course study.
Leading to the Cambridge Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT), this course focuses on the knowledge needed by all English language teachers. Participants learn about the main areas of teaching knowledge – language, learning and teaching theories, planning, resources, teacher language and classroom management. The course includes micro-teaching and exam preparation for the Cambridge TKT.
People who teach or want to teach primary, secondary or adult learners, and who want to understand more about language, methodology and classroom skills.
Managing the teaching and learning process
Language and background to learning and teaching
Lesson planning and use of resources for language teaching
one trainer to 15 students
The exam for each module includes 80 questions which must be answered in 80 minutes.
Visas for non Australian passport holders
Certificate IV in Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL)
Accredited by VETAB (the Australian Government) the Certificate IV in TESOL is a national training qualification and is recognized by a number of Sydney¨s leading universities. It is a highly practical course which introduces you to current teaching methods, practical teaching ideas and a range of TESOL resources. A major component of the course is teaching practice with real students.
Non-native English speakers who want to enter the English language teaching profession or experienced teachers who want to further develop their communicative teaching skills through the strong focus on practical teaching. You may be a student or graduate who wants to use this qualification as part of a postgraduate course in TESOL at a Sydney university.
This is a very intensive and practical course. You need to be in good physical and mental health. On full time courses it is strongly recommended that you have no other commitments to work or study.
1 trainer to 6 trainees.
You will teach for six hours and be assessed on your overall performance. You will also complete assessed written assignments. There is no final examination.
International House Sydney – Teacher Training Centre.
pre-course interview will assess your potential to develop the skills
required to pass the course.
National Code: 40338SA
A Language Training Institute Course
This nine-week course in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) is delivered and assessed at Milton¨s North Sydney campus. The Milton Language Teacher Training Course trains students in the latest English teaching techniques. The course is designed for people without previous teaching experience who wish to pursue English language teaching as a profession or for those who, while having some teaching EFL experience wish to have this experience endorsed with a qualification.
6.0 IELTS General
Training Module or 5.5 IELTS Academic or equivalent
(TOEIC or TOEFL accepted as equivalent).
9 weeks at 27.5 hours per week (Total: 247.5 hours)
Together with a degree and either 800 hours teaching experience or a diploma in education, a possessor of this certificate meets the minimum NEAS requirements for an ELICOS teacher employed in Australia.
- Intermediate (IELTS 5.0) or above.
This course prepares non-English speakers to teach English to child speakers (children aged 4 to 12) of other languages. The course includes units on; approaches to learning & teaching, lesson & syllabus planning, teaching skills & strategies, class management, teaching the four skills and teaching from home. Particular attention is paid to providing trainees with a wide range of practical teaching activities, songs and games. The course includes a week's experience working with children in preschools.
Duration: 4 weeks, consisting of: 3 weeks in class 25 hours a week, 1 week as teacher¨s assistant in a preschool 25 hours (approx.).
Students who undertake the course will have:
- A solid understanding
of how to teach English to children
Assessment of Outcomes
- 3 weekly tests
Module A: TESOL Language module
Topics covered include:
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