This master course will help you explore the wonderful world of teaching English as a foreign language. Before proceeding to the meat of the programme, it will first familiarise you with the essentials of teaching, including teaching qualities to develop, the teaching process, variations in learning styles, and the process of learning instruction. It will then provide you in-depth information on everything you need to know to effectively engage in TEFL. That includes lessons on culture and cultural barriers in the classroom, lesson preparation and planning, teaching approaches and methods, integration of visual aids, and delivering instructions for building students’ listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.
The course is designed to help you develop the knowledge and competencies that will let you: (a) become familiar with the fundamentals of teaching; (b) understand what an effective teaching process looks like; (c) address the common challenges associated with a culturally diverse classroom; (d) deal with lesson preparation and planning; (e) identify and apply the most suitable approaches and methods for teaching English as a foreign language; (f) assess students’ language skills; and (g) deliver quality and structured lessons that will develop and improve students’ listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.