IMPORTANT UPDATE REGARDING THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE PROGRAM
The English Language Program (ELP) will not be accepting applications nor offering courses for the remainder of 2019 (Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters). If you are interested in the ELP, please submit your application for Winter, 2020. If you have any questions, please contact the International Center at International.Flint@umich.edu or at 810-762-0867.

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TESOL CERTIFICATE

50% online + 50% on campus

120 hours

This blended certificate program prepares students to teach English to non-native speakers in the United States or internationally. This self-paced course is available during the three 14-week terms: Winter (January-April), and Spring/Summer (May-August), and Fall (September-December)

Online component - Theoretical foundation - 60 hours

Students will review the foundations of second language teaching and learning through teaching modules and assignments:

Teaching Methodologies; Task-Based Language Teaching; Teaching Receptive and Productive Skills; Learning Strategies and Assessment; Curriculum, Lesson Planning and Materials

On campus component - Practical application and teaching - 60 hours

At the ELP, students will focus on the practical application of learned methods:

Class observations; Syllabus and lesson plans design; Development of activities and assessments; Grading (30 hours)

Practice teaching (30 hours)

To apply, contact Dr. Anna A. Eddy at annaeddy@umflint.edu.