150-hour comprehensive curriculum comprised of four courses to prepare you to work and/or teach in a global environment.
The courses: The four courses can be taken individually and in any order, and paid for separately.
Orientation to the Profession of TESOL (30 hours) - Read more
Issues of Culture and Language (40 hours) - Read more
Applied Linguistics & Language Acquisition (40 hours) - Read more
(Accent Reduction Component)
Materials & Methods for Teaching ELLs
(40 hours) - Read more
(Grammar Refresher Component)
Designed for people from any educational background, professional experience, age, culture, and language, the goal is to gain a sound theoretical foundation in teaching English to speakers of other languages in any situation. The courses provide hands-on classroom experience necessary to enhance knowledge and skills to pursue opportunities either in the United States or abroad as a teacher and/or cross-cultural communicator or trainer. (This program is not proposed for pre-k-12th public school teacher certification.)
Each course contains 75% classroom time and a 25% online component. All courses are approved by the Georgia Department of Education for Professional Learning Units (PLUs). Courses are offered through The University of Georgia Center for Continuing Education at the Gwinnett Campus in Lawrenceville.
Global TESOL Orientation Guide
An orientation into the professional world of TESOL and a practical guide into developing and teaching courses and lessons for English language learners anywhere across the globe.