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2010 Course Handbook

Postgraduate Certificate in TESOL

Abbreviation: PGCertTESOL


This course is designed for newcomers to TESOL. It provides course participants with an understanding of the linguistic and sociolinguistic bases for second/foreign language learning, teaching and professional training in various aspects of TESOL including the methodology of teaching English as a second/foreign language to adults; the knowledge to select and prepare materials for TESOL; the professional understanding to guide students in their learning of English. The course includes practical classroom interactive experience. A student who completes this program with a minimum GPA of 3.0 has the necessary prerequisites for the Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Linguistics programs.

General Requirements

  1. Minimum number of credit points: 12
  2. and completion of other specific requirements as set out in the schedule of Postgraduate Programs