The Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages consists of 180 hours study.
This course can be taken as a full-time, part-time or distance learning course.
This course will teach you to:
understand how language is acquired
understand what constitutes errors in a language
know the principles on which modern language teaching is based
understand what phonetic and phonology are
know which methodologies can be used to teach English
know how to use materials and aids to teach English in the class
know how to organise the class
know how to design lesson plans
The course is designed for both new and experienced teachers who wish to enhance their understanding of the profession and develop as a teacher.
On completion of your course, you will receive a Level 7 Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. This is endorsed by an OFQUAL approved awarding body, TQUK, at a level of learning equivalent to level 7.
Preferably, students should have a degree-equivalent qualification. However, the most important consideration is that students must be fluent in both oral and written English.