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i-TESOL – Custom Training for International English Teachers

July 3 – 25, 2020

Location: Humber Lakeshore Campus

With the i-TESOL Training for International English Teachers, the English Language Centre offers a customized intensive professional development program for English teachers to improve their teaching and English skills concurrently. The program will focus on student-centred teaching for 21st century language learners with an emphasis on practical teaching techniques and communicative needs. Participants will gain hands-on experience in course design, the application of technology, and assessment through interactive and reflective sessions. Upon successful completion of the courses, participants will receive a Certificate of Participation awarded by Humber College, Canada.

You’ll learn how to:

  • Select, adapt or design diverse material, activities, techniques and resources for individual learning goals and courses’ objectives;
  • Design a series of lessons with an awareness of different needs, learning styles, learners’ backgrounds and previous learning experiences;
  • Use a variety of teaching technologies to motivate learners and support learning effectiveness;
  • Create developmentally appropriate assessment for different purposes;
  • And more!

This program is right for you if:

  • You are looking for a practical, student-centered teaching approach for 21st century language learners, with an emphasis on communicative needs;
  • You want the opportunity for classroom observation and teaching assisting;
  • You want a focus on conversational English practice and an authentic materials project evaluation.

What will you be able to do after this course?

  • Prepare, plan and effectively teach EFL learners;
  • Demonstrate professional proficiency as teachers through hands-on experience;
  • Reflect upon own teaching strengths and weaknesses in different teaching situations.

This is a special Global Summer School program offering and you can learn more about i-TESOL here.