Class Overview

TESOL Certificate Program in Seattle WA

This is the second course in the TESOL Certificate Program and is taken after completing the TESOL – Basics course.

Overview of English language grammar, with special emphasis on structures most commonly taught in English language classes is covered in this course.

Learning Outcomes

By the completion of this course, you will have:

  • developed an understanding of principles of effective communicative language teaching
  • developed an understanding of different learner factors and learning styles and implications for selection of teaching methods
  • reflected on and practiced the role of the teacher in the language classroom
  • developed and investigated strategies and activities for teaching in a four-skills ESL/EFL course
  • gained hands-on experience in different teaching methods to facilitate learners’ language skills
  • utilized opportunities to gain practical experiences and cultural awareness in language teaching through classroom observations and demonstrations
  • practiced preparing, presenting and critiquing lesson plans
  • examined factors involved in the selection of appropriate instructional materials
  • gained an awareness of the role that a TESOL certificate plays in employment in the field of teaching English to non-native speakers  

Who Should Take this Class?

  • Native Speakers of English who want to work internationally teaching English
  • International students who are studying in the U.S. and want to teach English overseas
  • Current tutors and teachers of English language learners at tutoring centers and nonprofit agencies


  • Successful completion of TESOL Basics.
  • BA/BS degree from English speaking country or permission of Director of Continuing Education.
  • Non-native speakers must score 92 on the TOEFL iBT or a 580 on the TOEFL pBT(paper-based)

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