TESOL Electives

ELECTIVE SUBJECTS

 

Depending on what area of specialisation you wish to teach, you can also undertake and complete any or all of the following Electives.

Improve your employability and select electives in the areas that you wish to work.

Additional Electives: $295 per additional elective

  1. Teach ESL to Early Childhood Learners (TESECL001)

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 five years old. It addresses the characteristics of the language use of learners at this
stage of life, development and their learning goals. This in turn is applied to develop appropriate ESL classroom techniques.

  1. Teach ESL to Primary School Aged Learners (TESPSL001)

The necessary skills and knowledge required to work with primary school aged children are discussed in this unit. These learners would typically be aged from about 5 to 12 years old. Also addressed are the characteristics of the language use of learners at this stage of life, specific to their education and application to learning new ESL skills.

  1. Teach ESL to Teenage Learners (TESTAL001)

Through completion of this unit you will gain the skills and knowledge required to work with teenage learners. The unit addresses the characteristics of the language use of learners at this stage of life, their development and their learning goals and how these are applied to develop appropriate ESL classroom techniques.

  1. Use Music, Art and Drama in TESOL (TESMAD001)

This unit will assist you in developing the skills and knowledge required to incorporate music, art and drama into the ESL classroom. It addresses the practical techniques required to use music, art and drama across a variety of ages and stages of development in teaching English as a second language learners.

  1. Use Technology to Assist ESL Learning (TESTEC001)

Skills and knowledge required to use a variety of communication technologies as an integral part of some ESL learning activities will be covered in this unit. Students will learn the practical techniques required to teach some basic computer
literacy. They will also develop a portfolio of internet sites, become familiar with some computer software packages designed for ESL learning and explore other technology based activities that can contribute to the learning process.

  1. Work with Volunteers in ESL Contexts (TESWWV001)

Through completion of this unit candidates will gain the skills and knowledge required to work with volunteers in ESL programs. You will learn some practical techniques required to recruit, train, monitor and support classroom staff.

  1. Establish Community Based English Classes (TESCBC001)

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. Students will have the
opportunity to investigate local situations and requirements for an ESL program.