TEFL-500 Tefl Online

School of Continuing Studies

School of Continuing Studies

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About the course

TEFL-500 is designed to prepare students for TEFL instruction through a rigorous combination of theory and application. The course is part of the TEFL Certificate Program and is conducted online through canvas.georgetown.edu; a co-requisite in the program is an in-person practicum course.

Course Objectives

  • Students will demonstrate familiarity with theory and application of key second language acquisition theories and strategies;
  • Students will successfully develop lesson plans in ESL/EFL skill areas, including objectives, well-sequenced activities, and assessment;
  • Students will develop a needs assessment aimed at generating curricular objectives for subsequent lessons;
  • Students will reflect on their growth as teachers and their emergent professional identity through five journal reflections, culminating in a philosophy of teaching statement;
  • Students will undertake at least five 2-hour classroom observations, which will serve as the basis of critique and analysis using course perspectives;
  • Students will lead and engage in collaborative exchanges with peers seeking to synthesize, apply, and ultimately put into action course principles and best practices in ESL/EFL teaching;
  • During the student teaching practicum component of the course, students will plan and deliver 10 hours of instruction, prepare reflections subsequent to their teaching, and engage in continuous improvement and deepening understanding of the instructional cycle and process in ESL/EFL classrooms;
  • Students will develop and present professional teaching portfolios using Georgetown Commons.

TEFL-500 Tefl Online at School of Continuing Studies

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