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Course Description

Be introduced to the field of learning and teaching a second language. Become familiar with the terminology used generally in the realm of second language teaching and specifically in the TSL Certificate program. Then focus on principles of classroom management and lesson planning. This will include concepts such as increasing student interaction in the classroom, using effective teacher language and logical staging of various lesson types.

Course Details

Broad Learning Outcomes

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Define the basic aims of Second Language Teaching in different teaching contexts.
  • Acquire terminology specific to the field of second language teaching with an emphasis on ESL
  • Explain and apply the principles of logical lesson planning
  • Describe and understand various principles of effective classroom management.
  • Apply the principles of effective ‘teacher language’.
  • Better encourage interaction and student involvement in language lessons.

Supporting Learning Outcomes

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Analyze and design lesson plans based on criteria of effectiveness and learner outcomes/aims.
  • Analyze effectiveness of lessons in respect to student interaction/involvement.
  • Design and adapt teaching activities maximizing student involvement.
  • Identify benefits and challenges of various teaching styles and contexts.
  • Adjust teacher language appropriately in terms of complexity and clarity for various teaching contexts.
  • Design and/or adapt strategies-based activities for various teaching contexts.

Notes

Formerly also TSL 127 - Fundamentals - IHL

Prerequisites

BMC 352 Learning Online (required for online sections of this course)
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Type
Class
Days
M, W, F
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Jul 29, 2019 to Aug 30, 2019
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $675.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Reading List / Textbook
Title: Learning Teaching: The Essential Guide to English Language
Edition: 3rd
Authors: Scrivener
Publisher: MacMillan ELT
ISBN: 978-0230729841

Title: Teaching by Principles: An Interactive Approach to Language Pedagogy
Edition: 4th
Authors: Brown, Lee
Publisher: Pearson ESL
ISBN: 978-0133925852

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

No class: Monday, August 5, 2019

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L). Please visit our Online Learning Resources.

A $25 fee applies for course withdrawals and transfers.

Receive a 5% discount by registering for 3 or more TSL courses at the same time. Offer valid for the 2018/19 academic year.

Type
Online
Dates
Sep 10, 2019 to Nov 18, 2019
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $675.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook
Title: Learning Teaching: The Essential Guide to English Language
Edition: 3rd
Authors: Scrivener
Publisher: MacMillan ELT
ISBN: 978-0230729841

Title: Teaching by Principles: An Interactive Approach to Language Pedagogy
Edition: 4th
Authors: Brown, Lee
Publisher: Pearson ESL
ISBN: 978-0133925852

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes
Prerequisite: Learning Online (BMC 152 or BMC 352) 

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L). Please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Online courses are available at 9 am MT on the start date.

Receive a 5% discount by registering for 3 or more TSL courses at the same time. Offer valid for the 2018/19 academic year.

Type
Class
Days
T
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jan 14, 2020 to Apr 07, 2020
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $675.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Reading List / Textbook
Title: Learning Teaching: The Essential Guide to English Language
Edition: 3rd
Authors: Scrivener
Publisher: MacMillan ELT
ISBN: 978-0230729841

Title: Teaching by Principles: An Interactive Approach to Language Pedagogy
Edition: 4th
Authors: Brown, Lee
Publisher: Pearson ESL
ISBN: 978-0133925852

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L). Please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Receive a 5% discount by registering for 3 or more TSL courses at the same time. Offer valid for the 2018/19 academic year.

Type
Online
Dates
Apr 07, 2020 to Jun 15, 2020
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $675.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Reading List / Textbook
Title: Learning Teaching: The Essential Guide to English Language
Edition: 3rd
Authors: Scrivener
Publisher: MacMillan ELT
ISBN: 978-0230729841

Title: Teaching by Principles: An Interactive Approach to Language Pedagogy
Edition: 4th
Authors: Brown, Lee
Publisher: Pearson ESL
ISBN: 978-0133925852

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes
It is not possible to register online for this course until you have successfully completed BMC 352 Learning Online or have a Learning Online Prerequisite Waiver in your profile. You may enrol in this course, by telephone, if you are enrolled in a section of BMC 352 that will be completed before this course begins.

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L). Please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Online courses are available at 9 am MT on the start date.

Receive a 5% discount by registering for 3 or more TSL courses at the same time. Offer valid for the 2018/19 academic year.

Type
Class
Days
M, W, F
Time
9:00AM to 12:00PM
Dates
Jul 27, 2020 to Aug 26, 2020
Schedule and Location
Hours
40.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Flat Fee non-credit $675.00
Potential Price Adjustments
Reading List / Textbook
Title: Learning Teaching: The Essential Guide to English Language
Edition: 3rd
Authors: Scrivener
Publisher: MacMillan ELT
ISBN: 978-0230729841

Title: Teaching by Principles: An Interactive Approach to Language Pedagogy
Edition: 4th
Authors: Brown, Lee
Publisher: Pearson ESL
ISBN: 978-0133925852

Visit the UCalgary Bookstore at www.calgarybookstore.ca.

Section Notes

No class: Monday, August 3, 2020

This course uses Desire2Learn (D2L). Please visit our Online Learning Resources.

Receive a 5% discount by registering for 3 or more TSL courses at the same time. Offer valid for the academic year.

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