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TESOL Speaking and Listening Methods

Course Number: EDUC X331.03

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3 units

Provides instruction on effective principles, methods, and techniques for teaching listening, speaking and related skills to learners of English.  You examine an integrated-skills based, student-centered approach that promotes communicative and authentic language teaching. You also experience and analyze activities and techniques that support effective instruction, including activities in:

  • vocabulary
  • pronunciation
  • fluency

After observing a listening/speaking class taught and developing an original lesson plan, you deliver a speaking/listening lesson, following a prescribed format. Finally, you reflect on your teaching and professional growth.  Advanced academic writing skills, or successful completion of Fundamentals of Academic Writing, are recommended.

Available Sections

Starting Apr 5

174IEL202

Starting Apr 5
174IEL202

Course Fees

$500 Early Bird Discount ends on Mar 30
$550 after Mar 30

Instructor

Matthew Kutter [ bio ]

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Matthew Kutter, M.Ed., TESOL and Adult Education Emphasis, has been teaching English as a Second Language and English as a Foreign Language, as well as conducting TESOL teacher training, for more than 15 years. He spent four years living, working, and traveling in Indonesia. Mr. Kutter assisted in the design and implementation of the teacher training portfolio for UCR’s Professional Certificate in TESOL, and has been instrumental in curriculum design and piloting.

Schedule:

Thu 5:00 pm-7:45 pm
Apr 5 - Jun 14, 2018

11 Meetings

Location:

UCR Extension Center

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Section Notes:

None.

Textbook:

Mandatory
"Teaching ESL/EFL Speaking & Listening"

ISBN: 978-0-41-598970-1

Prerequisites

Students pursuing a TESOL Certificate must meet program entrance requirements. Advanced academic writing skills are recommended prior to taking this class.

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