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10695NAT・CERTIFICATE IV IN TESOL
 

Develop your skills and experience in teaching spelling, grammar, pronunciation, reading and writing. This program is internationally recognised and can be used to help gain employment overseas. It may be completed at your own pace using a flexible delivery mode with the support of a qualified teacher who will give you feedback on your lesson plans and the materials you use in class. It also includes 12 hours of practice teaching and observation at one of our training centres. Alternatively, you may like to find your own suitable placement (this organisation will need to be approved by your teacher).

 

TESCIE001 - Create a Culturally Inclusive Learning Environment

Description: This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to deal with the relationships between culture and ESL learning. It addresses the impact these dynamics have on the ESL classroom, and applications within ESL teaching.

 

TESGAE001 - Use the Genre Approach to Teach English

Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to analyze the functional nature of the English language. It provides knowledge of the language choices that are associated with a variety of social or functional purposes. In addition, this unit also provides basic knowledge of TESOL methodology and the application to specific learning goals.

 

TESTEG001 - Teach English Grammar

Description: This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to address specific aspects of English grammar. It addresses the practical techniques required to familiarize ESL students with a variety of grammatical concepts.

 

TESTSP001 - Teach Spelling and Pronunciation

Description: This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to understand the sound-spelling relationships in English. It addresses the techniques required to teach spelling and pronunciation.

 

TESTSE001 - Teach Speaking

Description: This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to understand the functional nature of language use. It addresses the skills required to plan and deliver a speaking lesson which incorporates practical techniques required to for developing the spoken English skills of ESL learners.

 

TESTLE001 - Teach Listening

Description: This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to listen to a range of texts. It addresses the skills required to plan and deliver a listening lesson which incorporates practical techniques required to develop listening skills and strategies.

 

TESTRE001 - Teach Reading

Description: This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to read a range of authentic or published texts for specific social purposes. It also gives the skills to plan reading lessons with practical techniques for developing those skills.

 

TESTWE001 - Teach Writing

Description: This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to undertake analysis of written texts. It addresses the practical techniques required to plan lessons that will develop writing skills for specific genres.

 

TESDRF001 - Develop Resource Files

Description: This unit of competency describes the skills and knowledge required to develop a file of resources. It addresses the practical techniques required to organize materials and/or resources around grammar points, topics, levels and communicative functions.

 

Certificate IV in TESOL students also complete one (1) of the following elective units:

 

TESECL001 - Teach ESL to Early Childhood Learners
This unit will teach you the skills and knowledge required to work with early childhood learners. These learners would typically be aged up to approximately 5 years old.

 

TESPSL001 - Teach ESL to Primary School-Aged Learners
This unit teaches the necessary skills and knowledge required to work with primary school aged children. These learners would typically be aged from about 5 to 12 years old.

 

TESTAL001 - Teach ESL to Teenage Learners
Through comletion of this unit you will gain the skills and knowledge required to work with teenage learners. These learners would typically be aged from around 13 to 19 years old.

 

TESMAD001 - Use Music, Art and Drama in TESOL
This unit will assist you in developing the skills and knowledge required to incorporate music, art and drama into the ESL classroom. (This unit has a prac teaching component)

 

TESTEC001 - Use Technology to Assist ESL Learning 
This unit will address the skills and knowledge required to use a variety of communication technologies as an integral part of some ESL learning activities. You will learn the practical techniques required to teach some basic computer literacy, develop a portfolio of internet sites, computer software designed for ESL learning and other technology based activities which can contribute to the learning process. (This unit has a prac teaching component)

 

TESWWV001 - Work with Volunteers in ESL Contexts

Through completion of this unit you will gain the skills and knowledge required to working with volunteer workers in ESL programs. You will learn the practical techniques required to recruit, train, monitor and support volunteers. (This unit has a practical research task)

 

TESCEC001 - Establish Community Based English Classes

This unit will give you the skills and knowledge required to set up and coordinate community-based ESL programs. You will learn the practical techniques required to set up an ESL class outside of formal learning institutions.  (This unit has a practical research task)

 

PRACTICAL PLACEMENT - As part for the Nationally Accredited Certificate IV in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) students are required to complete a minimum of 12 hours practical placement, which involves observation and a minimum of 6 hours practice teaching. Students can do more than 6 hours of supervised teaching and less observation, providing that a combined total of 12 hours is achieved.

 

Test Training

 

Colleges and Universities are asking for Test Preparation and Training Professionals, so we will give all students the option to use their practical placement as an opportunity to develop test training teaching skills. We now have training for the following tests: Occupational English Test (occupationalenglishtest.org), IELTS (ielts.org), TOEFL (ets.org/toefl), ITEP (itepexam.com), and PTE (pearsonpte.com). We also have young learner training programmes available. You can also customize your practical placement to suit your professional development needs, just message us to talk about all the options available.