TESOL Strategies: Supporting ESL Students in Mainstream Classrooms

Online Course

Future Learn
TESOL Strategies: Supporting ESL Students in Mainstream Classrooms

What is the course about?

TESOL Strategies: Supporting ESL Students in Mainstream Classrooms
The course TESOL Strategies: Supporting ESL Students in Mainstream Classrooms is an online class provided by The University of Glasgow through Future Learn. It may be possible to receive a verified certification or use the course to prepare for a degree.
Learn the basic principles, considerations and strategies for cultivating a rich language-learning environment
Course description
  • Explore strategies to support the language needs of learners
  • 3 weeks
  • With increased migration and refugee flows, most teachers are encountering increasingly diverse students in their mainstream classrooms. This course is designed for teachers at all levels, working with language learners across the curriculum.
  • This course will give you new insight into the different aspects of language, the language learning process and the demands of different curricular areas. It will enable you to enrich your daily practice to ensure the needs of the language learners are met.
  • What does language involve and what does language learning involves?
  • What kind of pedagogies can support the language learner in content lessons?
  • How can I develop speaking and listening skills for my ESL learners in my mainstream classroom?
  • How can I develop reading and writing skills for my ESL learners in my mainstream classroom?
  • How can I enrich my feedback and classroom talk to better help the language learner?
  • Explore the multiple dimensions involved in learning a language
  • Discuss how language learners can differ in their circumstances and needs
  • Interpret the different registers and genres of language at work in school settings
  • Design strategies and activities that can support language learners in mainstream classes
  • Practising teachers, both primary and secondary, offering English medium instruction in schools. An initial teaching qualification, or experience working in English medium classrooms, is desirable.
  • While the Educators themselves aren’t available to facilitate this run, we encourage you to engage with other learners and there are opportunities to do this throughout the course.
  • The University of Glasgow
  • Founded in 1451, the University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world. It is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of leading UK research universities.

Prerequisites & Facts

TESOL Strategies: Supporting ESL Students in Mainstream Classrooms

Course Topic

Inclusive Teaching, Language Teaching, Primary Education Teaching, Secondary Education Teaching, Teaching, Teaching English / TEFL

University, College, Institution

The University of Glasgow

Course Skill Level

Course Language

English

Place of class

Online, self-paced (see curriculum for more information)

Degree

Certificate

Degree & Cost

TESOL Strategies: Supporting ESL Students in Mainstream Classrooms

To obtain a verified certificate from Future Learn / The University of Glasgow you have to finish this course or the latest version of it, if there is a new edition. The class may be free of charge, but there could be some cost to receive a verified certificate or to access the learning materials. The specifics of the course may have been changed, please consult the provider to get the latest quotes and news.
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School: The University of Glasgow
Topic: Inclusive Teaching, Language Teaching, Primary Education Teaching, Secondary Education Teaching, Teaching, Teaching English / TEFL
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