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2012-2013 Graduate Catalog 
2012-2013 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

TESOL Diploma Program

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The Diploma Program is a non-credit intensive, four-week professional training program offered each summer for prospective teachers of English to speakers of other languages. It covers all essential aspects of English language teaching from a practical classroom perspective. It offers concrete experience with methods and techniques reflecting current principles of communicative language teaching and learning. This program is ideal for new entrants to the TESOL field, as well as for working teachers who wish to gain a professional qualification or to update their methodology. Students who complete a portfolio of required project work may be eligible for 4 credits of advanced standing toward the SMC MATESOL program.

Admission Requirements for Diploma Program

Applicants must have a minimum of a high school diploma. Applicants for whom English is not a native language should consult the Admission Procedures for International Students.


Course Structure

The program contains two strands, one for new teachers and one for teachers with some TESOL training and experience.

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