Frameworks and Methods for TESOL

Frameworks and Methods for TESOL

Course Number: EDUC X425.01

2 units

Frameworks and Methods for TESOL presents learning theories relevant to teaching ESL/EFL in all age groups, including Multiple Intelligence Theory, Zone of Proximal Development and scaffolding, Bloom's Taxonomy, and Experiential Learning Cycle. It also provides an overview and application of instructional methods for ESL/EFL that have been developed and used over the last 75 years, including:

  • Grammar Translation
  • ALM
  • Silent Way
  • Communicative Language Teaching

This is a graduate-level class. 

Available Sections

Starting Jan 7


Starting Jan 7

Course Fees

$350 Early Bird Discount ends on Jan 1
$400 after Jan 1


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.


Mon 5:00 pm-7:30 pm
Jan 7 - Mar 18, 2019

No meeting Jan 21, Feb 18

9 Meetings


UCR Extension Center

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Section Notes:



"Techniques and Principles in Language Teaching"

ISBN: 978-0-19-442360-1


Advanced academic writing skills are recommended prior to taking this class.


Applicable Certificates

Available Sections


Section No.: 183IEL102

Dates: Jan 7 - Mar 18, 2019

Time: 5:00 pm-7:30 pm

Instructor: Matthew Kutter

Textbook: Mandatory
"Techniques and Principles in Language Teaching"

ISBN: 978-0-19-442360-1

Location: UCR Extension Center

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